Take this opportunity to explore your own back yard in Kentucky with me. There is so much to see and do in our beautiful Bluegrass state! Put on your hiking boots, lil' black dress or shorts and t-shirt and come exploring with me!
Personalized gift baskets are a great way to create meaningful presents. The beauty of these unique gifts is that you are able to customize the contents to fit any occasion such as a birthday, house warming, thank you, bridesmaid treat, emotional support or just because. The basket is flexible in size, color and style. You can accessorize your wicker with colorful or earthen tones. What I find most enjoyable is filling a basket with items specifically chosen for the recipient
Photography by Karrie Bickett of Muse Marketing and Design As most of you may know by now, I’m a born and bred Kentucky girl. I was raised on a small farm on the north end of Lexington. I’ve always loved Kentucky, but I think having lived elsewhere for several years instilled an even greater pride within me. I enjoy entertaining while incorporating local ingredients. I decided to expand on that idea and arrange a dinner party. I started reaching out to business owners and re
Photos by Marie Pullen Photography *Family Friendly *Pets on leashes welcome Fresh salsa is a marvelous blend of all things Summer! Salsa is easy to make as it’s just a matter of chopping and mixing things together. In my opinion, nothing is better than a fresh salsa made with locally grown ingredients. And of course summer is prime time when the tomatoes on the vine ripen to perfection. In reading my blog you know I am a diehard advocate of Farmers Markets. Toiling the soil
One year anniversary encore!! I started my blog one year ago today with the blog below featuring the Lexington Farmers Market, it was and still is the best in town! Be sure to drop by and visit every Saturday. Since this first blog, they've added the Lexington Makers Market as well with hand made items by totally talented local artists! I hope you enjoy reading my blog as much as I enjoy writing it. I've learned so much, met so many great people and experienced so many wonder
A big welcome to Kim Spalding, my guest blogger! Kim writes her own blog titled, Savannah & Co. Kim is a super talented local blogger living in Lexington KY. She is an artist and new mother. Be sure to follow her blog!!~ When I heard the Lexington Farmer’s Market was coming to the Summit (a new shopping development VERY close to home) I was beyond excited! Every Wednesday it will be set up in the Summit at Fritz Farm on the corner of Nicholasville and Man O War. Yesterday was
* Family Friendly * Dogs on leashes welcome Photos by Marie Pullen Photography The age-old idea, "know your farmer, know your food" is not lost on many a well-informed & conscientious Kentuckian. These days we've become so accustomed to the numerous "big-box" stores that we often lose sight of the valuable local farmer, producer & culinary artisan. When was the last time you visited a store where the owners were present to answer questions & serve you personally? It's a uni