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The Secret History of Christmas

Everyone has their own unique way of celebrating Christmas. For a certain blogger's family that involves a truly intense amount of food, particularly dessert, musicals (with riotous reenactments), and Chinese cuisine on Christmas Eve. One of the most amazing things about America that is especi... View the full post »

Asheville Eats Candy Cane Macaroons

Christmas cookies are perhaps one of the most anticipated desserts of the year. In my house every year my mother goes through an extensively long decision process over what cookies to make. Phone calls are made, approximately 86% of conversations revolve around it, polls are taken and then she usu... View the full post »

5 Ways to Bring in the New Year in True Asheville Style

Everyone has a different way to bring in New Year, but even for those of us who prefer a quiet-ish evening at home, it usually includes good food, music, friends, and a glass of something sparkly at midnight. No matter who, or where you are, New Year's represents a chance at new starts and new... View the full post »

Asheville Arts 101 Made in WNC

Asheville is known for our amazing artists and varied exhibitions. Here is an opportunity to see a wide variety of Asheville art that chronicles the development of designer-maker products in the heart of the North Carolina mountains. For a fun evening out with your friends and family, take a tour ... View the full post »