Sunday Reading V.2

Happy Sunday, friends! Hope everyone had a great week. I was crazy busy. It was one of those weeks where I felt like I had something scheduled every minute of every day.. meetings or errands during my lunch break, work outs or plans after work every night. Don’t get me […]

Sunday Reading V. 1

Hi friends! Welcome to Sunday Reading. I’ve been wanting to come up with a weekly series to share what I’ve got going on, thoughts on the world and things I ate that week. I’d like to use this space to give my “week in review,” share highs and lows and […]

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Five Steps to a Bomb Cheese Plate

You should know by now that I have a thing for cheese. My first job was at a cheese store, so one could say I know a thing or two about fromage (French for cheese – see, I know things!) I could make a cheese and charcuterie plate for dinner […]

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National Cocoa Day!

Did y’all know there was such a thing?! When I worked at a PR agency in New York, we found basically every national food holiday possible to try and promote our clients in a new way. I celebrated National Coffee Day, World Malbec Day, Doughnut Day.. you name it. Definitely […]

The Kentuckian’s Gift Guide

Y’all know I’m big on local and love me some Kentucky. As we get into the holiday season, I wanted to share some local gift ideas! Read on for my picks; I’ve got everyone from your best friend to Grandma to next-door neighbor covered, and probably a few things you’ll […]

The Lex Eats Gift Guide

It’s that time of year… let the holiday shopping commence! I love giving people gifts. I Christmas shop all year round; if I see something perfect for someone, I just buy it! There’s nothing I hate more than going to the mall knowing you need a gift that day and […]

Where to shop local this Black Friday

Happy Thanksgiving y’all! I hope you’ve had an awesome day with friends and family and are going to bed with full hearts (and bellies of course!) Are you one of the crazies venturing out for Black Friday sales tomorrow? I’m definitely avoiding the mall, but I may try and hit […]

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36 Hours of Eating in Chicago

Howdy, y’all! I can’t believe October is almost over. So far, I’ve spent every weekend of the month away from home.. two trips to visit my alma mater in Tuscaloosa, AL (roll tide!), a trip to Chicago and a weekend house sitting! It’s been insane, so I am more than […]

A ranking of the new Halo Top flavors

Who else is obsessed with Halo Top ice cream? I know I can’t be the only one. I discovered Halo Top a few months ago from a fellow food blogger and definitely thought it was too good to be true, because when has low-cal ice cream ever actually tasted good?! […]

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My Favorite New York City Bakeries

After college, I lived in New York City for a year. People always ask me what my favorite restaurant was, but honestly, I loved trying new places so much that I seldom went back to a single restaurant enough times to call it my favorite. But when it comes to […]