Danville – Town of Arts and History

Danville is recognized as the “Birthplace of the Bluegrass” because the first constitutional convention in the west was held at Constitution Square in 1792. It was here that Kentucky’s first constitution was signed! You will also find Danville a town of arts, history and entertainment. If you are a history buff, Danville is an excellent…

Kentucky Taste Buds

I would like to introduce my friends, Tam and Leigh of the Kentucky Taste Buds. These two besties met in junior high in Lexington and the dynamic duo will enthusiastically introduce you to the great activities around our state! Tam and Leigh’s friendship grew over the years as they married and had children. After their kids…

Cynthiana, Kentucky- #1 Fall Destination

Cynthiana was voted the #1 Fall Destination in Kentucky by Buzz Feed! Once you read about all they have planned, you’ll understand the reason. #1 FALL DESTINATION Cynthiana is great any time of year. However, if you’re an autumn enthusiast, fan of pumpkins, skeletons, haunted tours and witchy witches, then there’s good reason to head…

Girls’ Day in Georgetown

Georgetown is terrific for a Girls’ Day out. This emerging city offers plenty of opportunities to unwind and relax, learn something new, get creative, dine, sip and shop.There’s no doubt that I love Georgetown, Kentucky. Visiting their appealing downtown is such a pleasure! The community gathers together to host notable events which are becoming more numerous by…

Beautiful Bright Watermelon Cake

The best cake for you is also vibrantly colorful, healthy, vegan, gluten free and fun to assemble with no baking involved. This ain’t your grandma’s fruit cake, this is altogether different and much better than traditional fruit cake IMHO (In my humble opinion, sorry grandma). You may even be able to find many of the…

Best Places in Downtown Lexington, Kentucky

An excursion to downtown Lexington offers an amazing number of exciting activities for every age.  And now for your easy reference is an all-inclusive, walking tour of our fair city, so read on to find the best places in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. BREAKFAST/BRUNCH/LUNCH The Lexington courthouse fell into disrepair for years after the offices moved…

Oktoberfest- Harrodsburg, Kentucky

Autumn is a welcomed season in Kentucky and attending an Oktoberfest holiday is one of the most anticipated of celebrations! The captivating town of Harrodsburg is going all out to host Central Kentucky’s largest Oktoberfest hoopla of the year. Mark your calendars for a three-day festival starting Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 3rd.  …

The Engine House- A Winchester Hot Spot

The Engine House Pizza Pub takes up residence in, you guessed it, a former fire station. The edifice was erected in 1885 and served as a horse-drawn carriage, fire house. The pub is a favorite gathering place, not only for its interesting history but also the excellent menu making it a Winchester hot spot. Bob…

Farmer’s Market Recipes

Spring has sprung with a flourish and ’tis the season to be cooking! Our local farmers are coming to market with a bounty of delicious, garden goodies. I’ve partnered with two friends, Brittany of Her Mise en Place and Lauren May from Must Love Herbs to provide exciting, new Farmer’s Market Recipes for dishes to…

Visit Frankfort for the Holidays II

While in Frankfort I invite you to explore their Main Street, a parallel block behind Broadway. Discover even more shopping and dining opportunities. Be sure to read Part I of this Frankfort series. I recommend a visit to Frankfort for the holidays for local shopping. *Family Friendly *Photos by @BluegrassCollaborative BOURBON ON MAIN First stop, Bourbon…

Visit Frankfort, KY for the Holidays

When it comes to the holidays, nothing evokes the Yuletide spirit like the warm charm of our own state capital of Frankfort, KY. A visit to this city is the perfect destination for a day trip or for the full experience, a weekend venture. For a flavorful bite to eat, a drink with friends, a…

Elmwood Stock Farm Organic Vegetable CSA

This fall I had the good fortune of procuring an organic vegetable CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket from Elmwood Stock Farm in Georgetown, KY. This farm is owned and operated by a Kentucky family who has been cultivating in this region for over six generations. I was particularly excited about this cache because despite my assumption,…

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