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My Atomic Valentine

Kentucky is known for its bourbon. We have bourbon trails, bourbon tasting, and around Christmas at least one family member receives a bottle (at least in my family). Buffalo Trace Distillery is one of the coolest bourbon distilleries in Kentucky, as it’s surrounded in lush, green landscape and smells of sweet bourbon cookie bread ALL THE TIME. In the colder months, it’s always a drag to have to cover up your outfit with some form of bulky outerwear just to…

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The World, the Bridge, and the Vest

I’m lucky to live in one of the few states that still has covered bridges. The Switzer Covered Bridge near Frankfort has been restored over the years, and on the outside it’s like any other covered bridge; charming, barn-like and inviting. On the inside, though, it’s as unique as they come. Covered in questionable graffiti, it’s a really awesome place to head out to if you’re looking for a short road trip from Lexington (about 30 minutes). NOTE: DO NOT…

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From Here To Somerset

Just because you aren’t on vacation, doesn’t mean you can’t do a little exploring in your home state. In Kentucky, sometimes it seems all there is to see is horses, farms, and race tracks. Every once in a while though, you can uncover things you never knew existed. My sister Krystal and I set out to explore Louisville, only about two hours away from our home of Lexington. It’s a much bigger bustling version of Lexington so, when you’re itching…

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Cate The Great And The Swampy Cove

Even if you have lived somewhere your entire life you can still find magical places around. I like to think of Kentucky Horse Park as one of those spots; in the spring there is a field of weeds so beautiful you would swear it was a purposefully planted with purple flowers. This time of year it’s dead of course, but that doesn’t mean the Horse Park doesn’t still have a few tricks up its sleeve. The Cove always reminds me…

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