Posts tagged "Kentucky"
Moonrise Doughnuts

Moonrise Doughnuts

If you love doughnuts then you need to find your way to Moonrise Doughnuts some evening soon!  Way back in the day there was a doughnut shop in Latonia where you could go late at night and get fresh doughnuts hot out of the fryer.  Moonrise Doughnuts is bringing back the nostalgia of eating fresh...
Stingray Hideaway at the Newport Aquarium

Stingray Hideaway at the Newport Aquarium

Stingray Hideaway at the Newport Aquarium is now one of my favorite things about this aquarium!  It is such a cool space to hang out with stingrays!  You can stand over the pool and pet the sting rays, or go under the pool through a tunnel and up through a tube to watch the stingrays...
Chihuly at Maker's Mark

Chihuly at Maker’s Mark

If you are a fan of glass sculptures, Bourbon and Kentucky then you need to make a trip to see Chihuly at Maker’s Mark.  The renowned glass sculptor Dale Chihuly has brought a collection of his masterpieces to Loretto, Kentucky to be on display at the Maker’s Mark distillery for just a few short months....

The Stone Center of Kentucky

We visited The Stone Center of Kentucky this week and came home with 100 pounds of stones.  The reason for the visit to the Stone Center in Walton is an upcoming event at my preschool where we will be painting rocks with preschoolers from our community and their families.  We are going to create a...
Wooden Cask Brewing Company

Wooden Cask Brewing Company

We have found another fantastic brewery to love, the Wooden Cask Brewing Company on York Street in Newport.  Northern Kentucky is starting to catch up with Cincinnati in terms of craft beer and local breweries.  Just a year ago our options were limited on the south side of the Ohio River.  Now more craft breweries...
The Wrigley Taproom & Eatery in Corbin, KY

The Wrigley Taproom & Eatery in Corbin, KY

When we travel I love to find locally owned restaurants to visit for meals.  Recently we happened upon The Wrigley Taproom in Corbin, Kentucky on our way to Pine Mountain State Park.  This restaurant was fantastic!  They offer an ever changing menu full of items that are made with locally sourced ingredients.  Their beer menu...
A Weekend Away at Pine Mountain State Park

A Weekend Away at Pine Mountain State Park

A little while back Michael and I took leave of our children for a weekend.   We left the kids with the grandparents, loaded up the van and headed to the Pine Mountain State Park in Eastern Kentucky.  We were so far east in the state that we actually visited three different states during the...
A Long Weekend at the Red River Gorge {2016}

A Long Weekend at the Red River Gorge {2016}

Each year for Fall Break our family goes to Red River Gorge for a camping trip.  This is one of my very favorite traditions that Michael and I have with the children.  It’s a special time for just the six of us where we are away from it all and it the midst of the gorgeous scenery of...
A Day at Doe Run Lake

A Day at Doe Run Lake

Since the weather has not been cooler for the past few days Michael decided to plan a canoe trip for the family.  It was the first time we were taking the boys in a canoe so he wanted to go somewhere with calm water so that their first trip would be smooth sailing.  He decided...
Red River Gorge {Fall 2015}

Red River Gorge {Fall 2015}

Our family loves to spend time at the Red River Gorge.  Each year we spend our Fall Break tent camping and hiking at the Red River Gorge (provided the weather cooperates).  We stay at the same camp ground each year, but try to find new trails to explore each time we go.  I like to stay...
Rabbit Hash

Rabbit Hash

Today we took a long drive in the country and made a stop in Rabbit Hash, Kentucky.  We love this quaint little town on the banks of the Ohio River.  It’s the only town that I know of that has a four legged friend as a mayor, a Border Collie named Lucy Lou.  We have been...
West Sixth Brewing in Lexington, KY

West Sixth Brewing in Lexington, KY

Lexington Mini-Vacation :: In January of 2015 we took the kids to Lexington, KY for a long weekend.  We spent two nights and three days exploring Lexington.  We crammed as much fun as we could into those three days with activities for both the kids and the parents.  Lexington is a perfect place for my family to escape to for a...