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! Bob Tabor opened the Engine House deli…

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 recipes for dishes to create with this…

Visit Frankfort for the Holidays II

*Family Friendly *Photos by @BluegrassCollaborative 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. BOURBON ON MAIN First stop, Bourbon on Main. Where once the signature, red English phone booth was the…

Visit Frankfort, KY for the Holidays

*Family Friendly *Photos by Marie Pullen Photography When it comes to the holidays, nothing evokes the Yuletide spirit like the warm charm of our own state capital of Frankfort. 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,…

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,…

The Bridge Eatery- Lexington, KY

Treat your taste buds to a vacation, courtesy of The Bridge Eatery & Bar on Romany Road in Lexington, KY. I am quite the fan of Mediterranean fare and appreciating an authentic meal with Bridge Eatery prompted fond memories of my marvelous trips to Europe.   My friend, Miranda of the Sass in the Bluegrass…

Kentucky Culinary Trail- Natural Bridge

*Family friendly *No pets on trails I have been itching to visit the Kentucky State Parks’ Culinary Trail for a while now and finally got the chance before the event ends October 31st. This program is part of the Better in the Bluegrass initiative. There are nine Kentucky State Parks participating including Jenny Wiley, Rough River Dam,…

Visit Downtown Versailles, KY

As a favorite weekend escape, I revel in exploring small towns in Kentucky. There are so many little gems tucked away on the map, within just a 30 to 60 minute drive. Inspired by my desire to share the goodness of these small towns with my fellow Kentuckians and visitors as well, I organized my first,…

Rooty Soup

Winter is here and I wanted to release this blog as an encore. I received great feedback from this recipe and wanted to share it again as it is sooo good! Baby, it’s cold outside! So when you’re hunkered down for the weekend or a snow day, this is the perfect soup to make! Bonus,…

Visiting Lawrenceburg, KY

*Family Friendly Lawrenceburg is quintessential small-town Kentucky with a surprisingly large number of sights and activities. The downtown district is inviting and easy to navigate with a plethora of delightful, little businesses. I appreciate a town such as Lawrenceburg where residents strive to maintain the provincial ambiance. Buildings with ornate, turn-of-the-century markings entice with seasonal…

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