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An artsy find in North Carolina: Penland School of Crafts

Visiting the home and studio of Michael Kline (featured in our previous post “Outstanding in any field: Michael Kline Pottery”) had many side benefits:  pastoral setting, creative pottery, and a tip from his wife, Stacey Lane, about where to go next. … Continue reading

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Fall color inside and out: Tamarack and The Greenbrier

Any fall trip through West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, and Tennessee can be considered spectacular if you hit the color change just right.  And catch the color we did during our Fall 2015 Leaf Peeper Tour.  Beginning with natural beauty at … Continue reading

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Lavender Festival 2012: Aromatic Delight!

Reposting so that you can see what’s in store if you attend the 16th Annual Lavender Festival in Historic Jackson Square, Oak Ridge, Tennessee this Saturday, June 21 from 8 to 3. Click here for more information. I could almost … Continue reading

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From teapots to turned wood, don’t miss Florida Craftsmen in St. Pete!

Sometimes sisters are right.  Really right.  But I had no idea my sister, a long-time resident of St. Petersburg, Florida, knew how “right” she was when she leaned over at us while dining at Ricky P’s (1113 Central Avenue) and … Continue reading

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Ramsey House Country Market Returns with Fall Kick-off and Glimpse of Simpler Times

Fall for me just wouldn’t be the same without a trip to Ramsey House for the annual Country Market.  And since last fall came and went without the annual celebration, I was feeling a bit of withdrawal.  The Country Market celebrates so … Continue reading

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