Target’s Star Wars Force Friday Special Event + Giveaways

With the recent announcement of a Star Wars land coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios near Orlando, Florida, it seems that the popularity and excitement for the new Star Wars movie is at an all time high. Adding to the excitement is Force Friday on September 4, 2015. On this day, a multitude of Star Wars […]

Family Fun At Mountain Play Lodge

If you live in the Asheville area and have kids you probably are familiar with the family fun center, Mountain Play Lodge. If not, I’m here to tell you it’s worth a trip! During the hot summers, it’s always nice to find a cool place to play indoors with the kids and Mountain Play Lodge is a great option! I was eager to […]

Biltmore Estate’s BBQ and Brews Dinner June 13

The Inn on Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC will be hosting their Annual BBQ & Brews Event at Antler Hill Barn on Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Chef Ryba of the Inn on Biltmore Estate will be sharing BBQ sauce and dry rub recipes (which you’ll get to taste!), and each brewer will […]

Micro Brewery Supporting Animal Welfare Comes To Hendersonville

Micro brewery’s have become more popular around NC in the past few years.  Our town of Hendersonville is expecting our second brewery, Sanctuary Brewing Company. What’s so exciting is that this brewery is bringing more to offer than just delicious flavors!  Sanctuary Brewing Co. is being dedicated by its owners to animal advocacy!  Joe Dinan and Lisa McDonald are true […]

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 […]

Baymont Inn and Suites Near Biltmore in Asheville

There are just a few hotels that have quick and easy access to the entrance of the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC. One of the best locations, with an affordable price, is the Baymont Inn and Suites Asheville/Biltmore. Located just a couple minutes drive from the main entrance of Biltmore Estate, the Baymont Inn is one […]