Tag Archives: North Carolina

Livin’ large in a Tiny House: Flat Rock, NC

When you wait ’til the last minute to make hotel or B&B reservations wherever there’s a huge festival, you just may be out of luck.  And we were.  No rooms in Hendersonville, North Carolina, during Apple Festival 2016.  Sold out. … Continue reading

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Main Street’s the Main Thing: Apple Festival 2016, Hendersonville, North Carolina

If you’re a Jerry Lee Lewis fan, you’ve probably quoted this line before:  “There’s a whole lotta shakin’ goin’ on!”  And that would be true of the 70th Annual North Carolina Apple Festival in Hendersonville on Labor Day weekend.  What’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Mirror

Just an ordinary pond bordered by corn fields near a farmhouse in Flat Rock, North Carolina.  Still waters on a still morning. Until the geese arrived. And changed the mirror just by being there. For more entries in the Daily Post … Continue reading

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Summer’s Last Sip: Chillin’ Good Cook-Out Milkshake

Now, I don’t even pretend to be a Guy Fieri who knows every drive-in, diner, and dive across America and where to get the best milkshakes.  But I do know a GOOD milkshake, if I say so myself. I grew up in … Continue reading

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Asheville’s Black Walnut Inn — Elegant Relaxation

Asheville, North Carolina is blessed with gracious Southern accommodations — the Inn on Biltmore Estate, the Grove Park Inn, and, if moved side by side, enough Bed and Breakfasts to line a street worthy of Hollywood.  But when we began searching in earnest … Continue reading

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Asheville NC: Shopping’s Unique!

If you’ve followed my blog in the last week, you know that my husband and I traveled to Asheville, NC over the Memorial Day weekend specifically to check out Tupelo Honey Cafe, a restaurant coming to our town — Knoxville, TN!  (Can’t … Continue reading

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