Our Urban Adventure Quest in Asheville, NC

This post is sponsored by Urban Adventure Quest. Looking for an adventure in your own back yard? Do you love Trivia? Urban Adventure Quest is definitely an adventure you’ll want to go on! Urban Adventure Quest takes a city near you and guides you around looking for clues and learning about your city’s history! OR, […]

Waterfalls in DuPont State Forest – Brevard, NC

Waterfalls in DuPont State Forest in NC. These North Carolina waterfall hikes are spectacular! Which one of these beautiful attractions would you like to see first? They're all FREE to go to! Perfect family or weekend adventure.

The waterfalls in DuPont State Forest near Brevard, NC are among the best to enjoy in Western North Carolina for an easy day hike. DuPont State Recreational Forest is a 10,000 acre gem for many reasons. The land has been given to the state for outdoor pursuits (notably hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding on […]

Southern Season Food Emporium is a Foodie Destination in the South

Southern Season Store Gourmet Specialties North Carolina Georgia

A playground for your taste buds. An emporium for foodies. A showcase of all that’s best to eat in the South. A visit to Southern Season fits all of these descriptions and more. Much more. If you haven’t ever been to a Southern Season store or cooking school, you truly do NOT know what you are […]

Western North Carolina Residents – Be an Extra in a Movie!

Western North Carolina residents and other area locals can audition to be an extra or a lead role in a movie being filmed in Brevard, NC in 2016. We love Brevard!!! (I went to college in Brevard) And we love getting a sneak peek at what it takes to make TV and movies. (I went to a […]

Oktoberfest Comes to Asheville, NC

In Asheville, NC the second week of October means Oktoberfest!! If you are a fan of German inspired fun, then you need to put Oktoberfest on your calendar for October 10, 2015 from 1-6pm! Every year, a purchased ticket allows tastings from local breweries providing samplings of their brews. (See list below) Your ticket provides you with […]

The Easter Bunny Arrives At Biltmore Estate

The Easter Bunny will be visiting Western North Carolina’s Biltmore Estate again this Easter Sunday! He comes every Easter to Biltmore Estate to hide plenty of eggs for all the children and make sure that everyone has a good time! He’ll be bringing his friends to provide entertainment including magic tricks, music, and story telling. There will be craft tables […]

Gluten Free Pie Making Class in Asheville, February 11

We’ve been a big fan of Barbara Swell and her cooking classes since Kim wrote about the pie-making lady who’s keeping Appalachian food traditions alive for Blue Ridge Country Magazine. Barbara teaches small-sized cooking classes at her cabin, and now her daughter, Annie, will be teaching her own class on how to make gluten free pie […]

Downton Abbey Merchandise Available at Biltmore Estate

The Biltmore Estate might be the closest thing to Downton Abbey that we have in America. After all, the largest private home in the United States does feel like a castle, with a basement where the servants lived and worked. So it’s fitting that Dressing Downton, an exhibit of clothing from the popular PBS television […]

Holiday Gingerbread House Competition at The Omni Grove Park Inn

The holiday season is upon us and in our home we have many wonderful traditions that make this time of year so special. Among the decorating, picking out a Christmas tree, and making delicious goodies, is the tradition of going to The Omni Hotel Grove Park Inn to see the Gingerbread House Competition. This is a yearly […]

The Spa at Biltmore Village

Nestled here in the mountains of Western North Carolina is the famous Biltmore Estate. Thousands come yearly to this area for the peaceful beauty of the mountains, the quaint feel of the village, and the splendor of the majestic Biltmore. What better place to have a relaxing or rejuvenating spa experience? Just outside of the […]