3 Top Reasons to visit Owensboro, Kentucky

Are you into barbecue, bourbon and bluegrass music? Then Owensboro is the town for you! These are the 3 top reasons to visit Owensboro, Kentucky and there are so many more! RIVER WALK There’s something about a river town that is extra special. I value townships that take an interest in the intrigue of their…

Christmas in Kentucky Part 1

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…

Visit Paducah, Kentucky

As a Lexington resident writing a “Bluegrass” blog, I have the urge to venture out and explore more of Kentucky. Hmm, where to go on a long weekend that is within an easy, four hours drive from Central Kentucky? Paducah came immediately to mind which tapped some happy buttons! This delightful city provides alluring artwork;…

Seasonal Bourbon Cocktails

Photos by Marie Pullen Photography   The distilling of aged Kentucky bourbon has become a burgeoning industry in the past few years. If you are interested in sampling, now is the time. Most everyone offers tours and tastings, so grab your bourbon passports at any participating venue and let’s get stamping! Accordingly, this week I’d…

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…

Egg Nog ‘n Mistletoe

Last Christmas I savored the best homemade eggnog of my life! My boyfriend and I prepared it together. I asked for the recipe and below you will find his response. I so enjoy his hilariously dry sense of humor as evidenced in his recipe below, slightly revised. Whether you find yourself hosting a gathering or…