Globetrotting- Pikeville, KY- Day #1 Hillbilly Days

Pikeville, Kentucky, nestled in the Appalachian Mountains, is about a 2 1/2 hour drive from Lexington and home to the Hatfields and McCoys.  This was the destination of our most recent trip a couple of weeks ago.  Go ahead.  I know you dying to ask… Why Pikeville?  Well there were two very specific reasons for… Continue reading Globetrotting- Pikeville, KY- Day #1 Hillbilly Days

Food · Nutritional Cleansing

Menu for the week of April 30th

It's Friday, Friday, Friday!  What's on your schedule for the weekend?  I'm determined to get control of that backyard of mine, rip out a bunch of old stuff and plant new things before spring is over.  But besides that the weekends are always full of meal prep and shopping for the week ahead.  So with… Continue reading Menu for the week of April 30th


Passion, Drive, Determination

A couple of Fridays ago my husband surprised me with tickets to Cirque du Soleil. Besides being incredibly entertaining, my thoughts kept returning to the kind of passion and determination it takes to master the feats they perform during the show.  The acrobats and performers in this particular show, Luzia, were incredible and the stunts… Continue reading Passion, Drive, Determination

Food · Fun

Wine Tasting- Australian Wines

This weekend finally gave us an opportunity to get together for a wine tasting class with our neighbors.  About a year ago our neighbor discovered a cool series from The Great Courses called an Everyday Guide to Wine.  It's hosted by Jennifer Simonetti-Bryan, Master of Wine.  A Master of Wine is a much higher certification then… Continue reading Wine Tasting- Australian Wines