• Book Review,  Recipe,  Travel

    Where the Crawdads Sing ~ A Book Journey

    Have you ever read a book so intense that you wanted more? Something about Crawdads sparked this need inside of me to explore for myself. It was just so beautifully written that I wanted more of Kya and the salt marsh. Sometimes books just aren’t enough for this nerdy girl. I had to see what Delia Owens so vividly wrote about. I packed my bags and went on my first Nerdy Gourmet adventure. Hence, book inspired travel and food became my passion. Where the Crawdads Sing ~ Review and Book Journey Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on linkedin Share on pinterest Share on email Share on google Written…

  • Travel

    The Giver of Stars Travel

    Beattyville, KY The mountains of Kentucky are truly beautiful and humbling.  Beattyville is truly a remote area of the state. During the 90 minute drive from the airport to Beattyville, we stayed on thin roads, and passed lots of trees; particularly startling ones that are coated in bright white bark. We passed mountains and valleys and hollers-  large sheltered valleys, or “hollow” land in between two mountains.  For a stunning look into life in the Kentucky Hollows check out this NPR feature of Shelby Lee Adams photography. He explores the people in Hazard, a place we passed on our drive.  The Writers Cabin  Lago Linda Hideaway https://lagolinda.com This place was so…

  • Travel

    Southport, NC

    My real life setting for Where the Crawdads Sing Southport Inn 119 N Davis St 910-713-5799 Elias and Mary are the perfect hosts at this sweet bed and breakfast. Established in 1894, the inn is clean, well stocked, welcoming and in the center of town.  thesouthportinn.com Moore Street Oyster Bar What would Kya’s story be without oysters? 110 E Moore St msob.org Oysters galore, loaded tater tots and my husband’s favorite of the night: lobster grilled cheese! I also enjoyed the Taken for Pomegranated cocktail along with the deeply rich chocolate torte.  The County Jail The Olde Brunswick County Jail 318 Nash St. 910-457-7929 Hours: Wed 11-2; Sat 11-2 This…

  • Creative,  Fashion,  Lifestyle,  Travel

    Jeans is Always Trendy

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