Sunday, June 23, 2019
This past Saturday I ventured out alone to attend the 1st annual Juneteenth Festival being held at Hermann Park in a city near my home town called Goldsboro, NC. I really enjoyed myself at the festival, but what I did after I left the festival really made my day. I heard about another local event happening downtown, a Car Show. Now, I am no car fanatic but I love a good event and thought it would be nice to walk around downtown for a bit as the area is really growing and changing from what I remember growing up.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Today, June 10th, is National Iced Tea day! Iced tea(or sweet tea as we call it) is a staple in the south so I grew up with that being the main drink in pretty much every household and restaurant around; whether it's freshly made by boiling the tea bags or if it's sun tea, which is a slower process. So as you can imagine it was a culture shock for me when I moved to Idaho and couldn't find good sweet tea anywhere except McDonalds or the fake stuff you buy in the store.
Sun Tea(on the right)
Sunday, February 11, 2018
In the spirit of Black History month, both celebrating accomplishments of African Americans as well as remembering the Civil Rights Movement, I wanted to highlight a cafe in the middle of no man's land, Hawks Nest Cafe. This cafe is located in little ol' Kinston, NC about 30 minutes away from where I grew up in Mount Olive, NC. Note, there are people in NC that don't know where these 2 towns are, so that should let you know how small they are.
Saturday, January 20, 2018
Across the world, January 1st is a day to celebrate the completion of one year, and the high expectations of the year to come. Everyone makes all of their new year's resolutions that they know they will probably not keep up with throughout the year. No judgment here though, it's always good to have goals to work towards right? But, to one country January 1st means so much more than a failing promise to one's self.
Monday, October 30, 2017
This weekend kicked off the 2017 Dine out Downtown Boise Restaurant Week! From Friday, October 27th - Sunday, November 5th, you can enjoy culinary experiences all over downtown Boise, and receive great deals, new creations, and more! It all began on Wednesday, October 25th with a VIP experience at the Basque Museum & Cultural Center. Local celebrities such as news anchors and reporters (including a few of my favorite Ch 6. ladies), area chefs, and local food bloggers were all invited to try just a few of the places that were participating in this year's festivities. Being a food tour guide with Indulge Boise allotted me the opportunity to be apart of that list, and oh the joy I felt when I received the invitation!