A Step Back in Time

Locust Grove, in Louisville, KY, tells the story of William and Lucy Clark Croghan, along with the story of Lucy’s brother, General George Rogers Clark. The home has hosted a number of historical heroes in past years, including Presidents James Monroe and Andrew Jackson, John James Audubon, Cassius Marcellus Clay, and Lewis and Clark. Each year, Locust Grove hosts a 17th Century Market Fair, depicting … Continue reading A Step Back in Time

How the Murphy Girls Roll

Caitlin and I set off on a Momma/Daughter adventure to do a little exploring around Northern Kentucky. Our first stop was at Jane’s Saddlebag, in Burlington, KY. Jane’s is a family-owned business in which they took their family farm and turned it into a fun place for other families to enjoy. We enjoyed mango wine slushies while browsing Jane’s Whine Shoppe and Wyatt’s General Store. … Continue reading How the Murphy Girls Roll

Autumn Glory

My favorite time of year! Chilly nights wrapped in old sweatshirts and snuggly blankets. A cool wind in your hair and the sun’s warmth on your back. The smell of firewood burning. Leaves crunching under foot. Rays of sunshine glimmering on the leaves in jewel-toned hues of yellow, orange, and red. Scarecrows waving in the wind and pumpkins decorating every doorstep. Hot apple cider, spiced … Continue reading Autumn Glory

Fun on the 4th of July

When our children were little, one of our favorite places for celebrating Independence Day was at the Crescent Hill Old-Fashioned 4th of July Fair. It’s the perfect setting for families with small children, and offers many fun events and activities. Our kids always loved doing the art and craft activities, bouncing in the Moon Jumps, playing miniature golf and remote-controlled race cars. They won prizes … Continue reading Fun on the 4th of July