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Marriott Ranch in Hume, Virginia

Marriott Ranch

Life’s been a little all over the place as of late. Between travel, foraying back into dating, and everything in between I’m staying busy. Which is something that I’m definitely not complaining about. But after a few busy couple of weeks a trip to the Marriott Ranch was just what…

Charleston, West Virginia Weekend Trip

Exploring Charleston, West Virginia

Remember that trip I took to Charleston, West Virginia a few weeks back? Well the story I wrote for them is live now on their site! I did my best to explore the local beat and round up the best way to spend a weekend in Charleston. The story covers…

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…