Why I Love Kentucky

I was born in Missouri, lived in Tennessee for several years…but I am a Kentucky girl through and through. There are many reasons why I love Kentucky: I love the bluegrass state with the rolling hills, beautiful horse farms and changing seasons. I have toured the KY capitol building, taken pictures at Cumberland Falls, eaten at the very first Kentucky Fried Chicken driven through the Elk and Bison Prairie at […]


Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery - Kentucky

Have you ever thought about where the life of a fish starts? Sure, it happens naturally in rivers, lakes and streams. But there are hatcheries all over the nation where our Fish and Wildlife Department are growing fish to stock in many waterways. Recently my family and I stopped in at the Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery located at the bottom of the Cumberland Dam in Jamestown KY.


Colors of Spring in Kentucky

One of the beautiful things about the United States is that Spring comes in bursts. Each region has different colors and unique trees and flowers. Here are some colors of Spring in Kentucky this past week – right in my own backyard. I love taking pictures of all the flowers in my backyard and keep a Flower Journal. I’d love for you to take a virtual walk through my gardens […]


Natural Bridge Hiking Tips - Kentucky

If you live in Kentucky, you need to hike to the top of the Natural Bridge in Slade, KY (about 45 minutes east of Lexington). This is a KY state park with a natural rock arch and an amazing hike. We have been several times in the last few years and it’s always worth the hike. But there are a few tips to make your next hiking trip to Natural […]


Mammoth Cave - Kentucky

Last Fall, my husband and 2 sons took a ‘boys day’ and headed over to Mammoth Cave National Park near Bowling Green, Kentucky. We had both toured the cave as kids but now it was time to share the experience with our sons. Mammoth Cave is the longest known cave system in the world and is full of amazing sites and things to experience. Touring the cave is a unique […]