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7 Southern Trips To Take This Fall

October 5, 2018

7 Southern Trips To Take This Fall

It is fall even though it may only feel like it in the morning. That golden sun is casting a more amber hue across the landscape and there is a breeze [...]

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Veggie Chili Recipe

October 2, 2018

Veggie Chili Recipe

Hello October, nice to see ya. This #meatlessmonday chili was a crowd pleaser. The first question, “What meat is in this?” The answer none, just a puréed blend of tomatoes, carrots, [...]

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The Perfect Day In Lexington

October 1, 2018

The Perfect Day In Lexington

Rolling green hills dressed in wildflowers, thoroughbreds grazing behind white fences that sweep along the highway, this is Lexington, Kentucky. Behind the obvious reasons to visit – horses and bourbon – [...]

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Southern Grandmothers, An Endangered Species

September 27, 2018

Southern Grandmothers, An Endangered Species

“Now add the sugar,” my grandmother would say to me as I sat in my favorite spot in her house – on the kitchen counter next to the mixer. I would [...]

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Quality Of Life Vs. Standard Of Living

September 17, 2018

Quality Of Life Vs. Standard Of Living

I was 5 years old when I saw a small garter snake slithering through the backyard of my grandmother’s house. It noticing me getting closer disappeared into its hole. I ran [...]

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Minestrone Recipe

September 12, 2018

Minestrone Recipe

One of my favorite things to do that also helps keep me mindful is cooking for my family. From buying seasonal vegetables to cutting them to smelling the aromas of the [...]

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Cape San Blas, Everything You Dreamed The Beach Could Be

September 6, 2018

Cape San Blas, Everything You Dreamed The Beach Could Be

When I was a little girl before I ever laid eyes on the ocean, I read about it. I read about the waves and the sand, the shells and the sand [...]

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Best of Monte Carlo

August 30, 2018

Best of Monte Carlo

Like a movie set come to life, everything seems to sparkle with more grandeur, with more drama, with more magnificence in Monte Carlo. The last leg of our Côte d’Azur travels [...]

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Rainbow Ratatouille Recipe

August 20, 2018

Rainbow Ratatouille Recipe

Happy #meatlessmonday ! We have been doing Sunday Night Suppers with all the family and it has been a treasure – the conversations, the time around the table visiting and listening [...]

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Southern Smoothie Recipe

August 13, 2018

Southern Smoothie Recipe

Oh what fun to eat seasonal🍑! Who else is enjoying peach season??? The peaches this year are the sweetest we have enjoyed in awhile. Of course they are delicious on their [...]

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