Vineyard Vines and The Kentucky Derby

I just saw that Vineyard Vines is the official style of my beloved Kentucky Derby. I don’t think I’ve squealed this much over a clothing trend since…ever. Sadly, I have never been to the Kentucky Derby…but I vow to someday make my way to Louisville, floppy hat on head, and mint julep in hand, (hopefully[…]

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Ashford Stud and Mr. Friendly

On a high from our fabulous tour of Three Chimneys Farm, James and I booked a tour of Ashford Stud (same type of farm as Three Chimneys). This tour was a little different in that it was free (woo!), but it was very quick and informal (boo!). It took us forever to find this place.[…]

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Kentucky Food – Spoonbread and Mint Juleps

If there’s one thing to know about me – it’s that I LOVE Southern food! I have an addiction to Southern food that would put Britney Spears’ Cheetos fetish to shame. So I have to say, I was almost as excited to eat while in Kentucky as I was to see the horses! While on[…]

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Keeneland Racetrack

  Lexington is the home of Keeneland, a stunning racetrack situated on 147 bucolic acres. Now the only track I’ve ever been to is Pimlico…and anyone who’s been there can tell you that, sadly, it’s not the best around (let’s change this Maryland!!). From the moment I set foot on Keeneland’s property, I knew that[…]

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Man O’ War

  For those of you who don’t know anything about horse racing giant Man O’ War…I can tell you that he was kind of…The Man. Man O’ War, along with some of his offspring, is buried at the Kentucky Horse Park. In the words of my husband, “this horse’s grave is nicer and fancier than[…]

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I Live With a Wolf

Okay, not really…but boy does my dog, Izzie, look like a wolf sometimes! I know this blog is mainly about my sassy grey, but all my animals are important to me and I wanted to introduce them to my readers as well. Izzie is a German Shepherd and probably one of the sweetest dogs I’ve[…]

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