A NC Thanksgiving!

As Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, the state of North Carolina is anticipating the start of the holiday season. North Carolina’s holiday traditions are in abundance—no matter whether you are in Eastern or Western NC. While you are settling in for Thanksgiving week and preparing for the Christmas season, here’s a list of some North Carolina…

CiderFest – 2018

Anytime I travel, I intentionally search out tacos and cider, because although I love many things in the world, I deeply love these food and drink items. Going to CiderFest was a given, because even if tacos weren’t there (but there was pizza!!), cider was present and accounted for in abundance. CiderFest NC is in…

Oh Honey…

Well, here in Eastern NC, the rain just won’t stop. Wilmington has had 53″ of rain this year alone! Too much rain. Turns out, it’s had an effect in Western NC too. My mom, a first generation bee keeper, reported to me that her bees didn’t have honey this year. There can be so many…

Weekend Links – July 8, 2018

I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July week! We are deep into Summer now, and I am loving it! The smells of fresh tomatoes and salt in the hot air call to me! I’ve been making the most of summer and traveling quite a bit, and finding great new spots… like Larkin’s on…

Highland Brewing Company’s Unique, Familial Routes are Still Changing the Asheville Drinking Scene

Highland Brewing Company has its own unique conceptualization of North Carolina culture and tradition, celebrating the mountainous landscape and preserving its beauty for future generations, all while brewing amazing beer. Nestled in the southeastern Appalachian Mountains in Asheville, NC, Highland started brewing in the basement of Barley’s Taproom in downtown Asheville before outgrowing the basement…