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Kentucky State Fair 2018

Kentucky State Fair 2018

The Kentucky State Fair may be over, but it’s never too early to start planning for next year! Really, after you visit the fair once, it becomes a waiting game to see how long you have to suffer until you can go again. Once a […]

#LocalFoodieFriday: Naïve

#LocalFoodieFriday: Naïve

It’s been a while since my last #LocalFoodieFriday post featuring Simply Thai, but now that I’ve had some time to recover from the shock of paying for my wedding/honeymoon/house triple threat, I’m ready to get back into the local food culture! Up this week is […]

Raspberry Lemon Macarons

Raspberry Lemon Macarons

After weeks of recipe testing, I’m happy to report that my recipe for French macarons is ready to go! It took a lot of whipping, a lot of folding, and a heck of a lot of sitting around and doing nothing, but I finally got […]

Sweet Tea Sundays: 29 July, 2018

Sweet Tea Sundays: 29 July, 2018

Happy Sunday, y’all! It’s the end of a long, well-traveled Louisville Burger Week. Yes, I got way too many stamps in my passport. Yes, my credit card is crying. Yes, I’m eating vegetarian for the rest of forever. That being said, who’s down to invent […]

Out of the Kitchen: Paris, France

Out of the Kitchen: Paris, France

Ah, the City of Lights and the City of Love: Paris! Welcome back to my series of posts retracing my honeymoon. It’s been a while since I posted about how amazing Barcelona was. I got a little distracted creating a new post series and getting […]

Sweet Tea Sundays: 22 July, 2018

Sweet Tea Sundays: 22 July, 2018

Hey, y’all! Welcome to another edition of the Sweet Tea Sundays series. I’ve got all the links you need to unwind after a hectic week. Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean the weeks aren’t busy! Between dogsitting for my family and having a couple of […]

Sweet Tea Sundays

Sweet Tea Sundays

Happy Sunday! Whether you’re getting ready for church or pouring a glass of wine to go with a book on the porch swing, Sunday is a sacred day. It’s a day of rest, relaxation, recuperation, and revelation. A chance to think back on the past […]

A Day on the Farm with Laura’s Mercantile

A Day on the Farm with Laura’s Mercantile

There are a lot of misconceptions about Kentucky: we don’t wear shoes, we marry our cousins, we are all insanely good at basketball, etc. Additionally, people seem to think that we’re all country folk that spent our childhoods milking cows instead of reading books. While […]

Spanish-style Tapas

Spanish-style Tapas

Welcome back! If you checked out my last blog post (which so so many of you did and I love you for it), you know that the first stop on my recent honeymoon to Europe was a gorgeous little trip to Barcelona. At the end […]

Out of the Kitchen: Barcelona, Spain

Out of the Kitchen: Barcelona, Spain

Buenos días! As some of you may know, I’m coming to you today as a newly married man! We had our wedding on a beautiful sunny day in late April, and left almost immediately for the most amazing honeymoon I could have ever asked for. […]