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Appalachian Food Summit Dinner at 21c Lexington

Appalachian Food Summit Dinner

I’m always happy when food is involved, but even more so when it’s made by several of my favorite chefs from the region. Like at the Appalachian Food Summit Dinner at 21c in Lexington earlier this month. So much good food. Such a gorgeous space. So little time. Literally can’t…

Playa Mambo Eco Cabanas in Tulum, Mexico

Playa Mambo Eco Cabanas

Y’all. Take me back to Mexico, ASAP. Please and thank you. I know I just got back and all, but I could seriously use another trip somewhere tropical to do some relaxing. Who’s with me? This most recent trip was my second trip to the Tulum area, and it’s easily…

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Lexington Farmers Market

Before jetting off to Chicago last weekend I hit the road early one morning for a quick trip to the Lexington Farmers Market with Chef Jonathan Searle of Lockbox. Why? Mostly because I’m a glutton for punishment. But also because I’m attending a dinner he’s hosting for the Appalachian Food…

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Bonnaroo with Subway

After a couple of long days on the farm at Bonnaroo I know what all my friends have been raving about for years. And I’ll definitely be going back again in years to come. Why? Because Roo isn’t just another music festival. It’s a lifestyle, it’s a mindset, and it’s…

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Anchal Project
Inspires Goodness

I’ve always considered myself a fairly involved person. Growing up I went on mission trips with my church and did volunteer work. As I got older though it’s safe to say that want waned and self-importance and ignorance took its place. I blame it on the fact that I was young…