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…

Meet Me in Midway

Meet me in Midway! All roads lead to Midway, Kentucky, at least the scenic ones do! Drive Old Frankfort Pike alongside peaceful farmlands, rolling hills, and bluegrass horse pastures to arrive at the most charming destination you could imagine. Situated “mid-way” between Lexington and Frankfort, Midway was founded as a railroad town. In fact, trains…

Tater Tot Crust Quiche

What is your favorite go-to brunch fare? For me, it’s quiche. I love fresh eggs and the versatility of ingredients that a quiche can handle. Today my dish features a gluten-free, tasty twist – a crispy, Tater Tot Crust Quiche! As with all of my recipes, I encourage you to consider them a guideline as…

Christmas in Small Town Kentucky

Look to small town Kentucky for unique, Christmas treasures. Warmed with the holiday spirit, you’ll support family-owned businesses while checking items off your gift list. Click on the town name to find more details on shopping, exploring and dining. MIDWAY Active train tracks run right through the middle of downtown Midway, nestled halfway between Lexington…

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…

Love Your Downtown- Georgetown, KY

Looking for a great way to spend your day or weekend? Drive the short distance to Georgetown, KY February 9th through the 23rd and take part in the celebrated Love Your Downtown event. There are a host of restaurants, bakeries, bars, shops and boutiques participating along with the museum and tourism center. Click on this…

Visiting Lawrenceburg, KY

Lawrenceburg, KY is quintessential small-town 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 window scenes.…

Wallace Station- Midway, KY

Dappled with roaming horse farms, a lovely, back-road drive on Old Frankfort Pike will guide you to Midway’s Wallace Station Deli. This nostalgic, little restaurant is home to a former grocery store and gas station, but I’ll touch a bit more on the history after I tempt your palate! Enjoy dining inside or out at…

Pasta Garage & Pivot Brewery

I have been wanting to sink my teeth into some Pasta Garage goodness for weeks. I finally had the opportunity to visit both the Pasta Garage Italian Cafe and Pivot Brewing. These local enterprises are located in Lexington on Delaware Avenue off of Winchester Road. They are within walking distance of one another so it…

#Gtown Eats Week- Georgetown, KY

Photos by Marie Pullen Photography When the creators of #GtownEats invited me to write a blog featuring their inaugural food fest, I was thrilled! Downtown Georgetown has an inviting ambiance and such a great vibe. The intricate, historical embellishments adorning the buildings that line the main street are well-kept and preserve the classic ole’ town…

Crave-alicious!

* Family Friendly * Dogs on leashes A wonderful combination of food, music and fun every summer is produced by Smiley Pete in the form of CRAVE. This weekend, August 12th & 13th, 50 local food trucks and restaurants set up at Masterson Station Park to offer delicious morsels of their fares. I have found…