Tag Archives: Dolly Parton

WPC: Faces in the Dolly Parton birthday crowd

Most of America (well, the world, for that matter) knows Dolly Parton for her hit songs (“Jolene,” “9 to 5,” “I Will Always Love You”) and movies (Coat of Many Colors, Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Steel Magnolias).  And maybe … Continue reading

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Travel theme: Details

The Great Cake Bake in Knoxville draws entries from some of the area’s finest bakers, cake makers, and even some novices interested in dabbling in the art of embellishment. With proceeds from admission tickets going to Dolly Parton’s Imagination of … Continue reading

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Reading is ever-so-sweet at The Great Cake Bake

Imagine this: You walk into the Tennessee Terrace concourse at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville greeted by long tables filled with children’s books and colorful, creative companion cakes! And then you know:  Reading really is in a sweet spot! It’s all … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places We’ve Seen: 2013

We love this time of year.  Christmas decorations packed away.  Gift exchanges made. Resolutions (well, the few we make!) all resolved and some even broken.  (Someone had to eat that last bit of Italian Cream Cake, right?) As bloggers, it’s … Continue reading

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Books and Buttercream at The Great Cake Bake

If there’s anything near and dear to the heart of a former English teacher (that would be me), it’s a celebration of books and the joy of reading.  So when I heard that Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library would send a … Continue reading

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