We've been waiting for restaurants to be allowed to reopen at full capacity to share this post, but hindsight is 20/20 and we may as well have shared as it isn't happening, and we're almost onto the next cover feature. Whether you’re looking for southern home cooking or authentic cuisine, Etown has it all. We have compiled a fun list of local restaurants and have a plethora of choices: American, Indian, Mexican, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, Thai, seafood, and more. In addition,
Have you ever wished to be more budget-savvy or to have a better under standing of everything money from interest to saving to tax to insurance? Yeah, me too. First48 Financial Education Alliance is a local non-profit based in Hardin County. Many know Alex Todd and Jimmy Schmidt as educators and coaches, but the duo have been working behind the scenes on something big. Their mission is to provide common sense, agenda-free financial education for people in all walks of life...
Presented by Atria of Elizabethtown, the Tails & Ta-Tas is a Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk takes place in Elizabethtown every year on the second Saturday of October. This year is no exception: The event is going virtual October 10, 2020, but you will have through the 16th to complete your 5K. The virtual event is raising funds for the Hardin Memorial Health Foundation Cancer Care Center. Grab your dog costumes and running shoes and get signed up now. It's only $25. You'
Late May, we asked for nominations for your favorite school teachers in the area. We had dozens and dozens of nominations, and of those, seventeen teachers volunteered to participate. In addition to fun photos, each teacher gave helpful tips on keeping your kids sharp this summer and preparing students for what may lay ahead in the 2020-2021 school year. The original, printed title of this feature was "Back to School!" As I share this post today, things are seeming more uncer
Staying cool is a top priority during the hot summer months. Ireland Heating & Cooling has been delivering comfort to Hardin County since 1968—over 50 years of service to the area. They’re a family-owned business run by local Wayne Ireland. He and his wife Chrystal live here in Elizabethtown with their son and daughter, Jagger and Oakley, and their German Shepherd, Ellie. Ireland Heating & Cooling specializes in residential service and replacements for heating and cooling sys
"Must Love Dogs" is definitely a requirement for any friend of mine. If you haven't taken your pets to Pawsh Pet Salon & Spa, now is the perfect time. They always take the best care of my own Sheltie pups and these dog models were having a blast when we were on site shooting this feature. Check them out on Instagram or on their website at www.petspawsh.com. Read on to learn more about their offerings. Perfect pup photos by Susan Butterworth Photography. Pawsh Pet Salon was fo
Thanks for clicking on our blog post! The countdown is on until the Fourth of July! In case you're wondering, this is definitely one of my favorite holidays. From pretty table decor and plants to "WOW" your guests from Danelle Fogle at Etown Florist to tasty hot dog recipes guaranteed to spice up your holiday from Kroger to cool 4th of July-inspired paper crafts for the kids from Courtney Ballard at HIP South... We've got you covered! Read on for everything you need for fabul
HAPPY NATIONAL BOURBON DAY HARDIN COUNTY! This blog post should have aired in March, but coronavirus hit and here we are. No better time to share a bit about Bourbon's Backyard than #NationalBourbonDay. If you haven't followed Elizabethtown Tourism yet, you should, because they're the coolest. Check them out at @TourEtown – The winners of their Elizabeth-making contest were announced today! Congrats to Jessie Sampley & Lesley's Libations! Links to their videos in our stories.
You probably know that pools are perfect for backyard entertaining and relaxing, but did you know that Dixie Yard Works designs the most gorgeous pools in town? I had the pleasure of touring some magical backyards they've designed, installed, and maintained, including the one featured here (thanks local homeowners!). To help you decide whether a pool is right for your family, DYW helped us put together a list of considerations to research when planning out your backyard oasis
Thinking about home repairs or a remodel this summer? Now is the perfect time with gorgeous weather coming and get togethers on the horizon. Today is a perfect day for a #FeatureFriday on Franko Antolovich owner of House Doctors Handyman Service of Hardin County. We interviewed Franko for Issue 3, and he chimed in giving us some insight on House Doctors Handyman Service plus everything you need to know to get started on a project in this season below. Read on for the 411. WHO
It's time to get dressed ladies!! #HealthyatHome has been great, but getting out is now an option and clothes are a must. For Issue 3, Elizabethtown style guru Amanda Burris planned outfits from some of our favorite local boutiques perfect for spring. Current events may have kept us from all of the events we had planned this spring, but it's not too late. Remember to shop local! Scroll down for some lovely outfit inspiration by Type A Style. Photos by Susan Butterworth Photog
We interviewed the owner of Etown Wax & Lash Bar, Marilyn Delgado, on everything you need to feel like your best self for 2020. This post should have aired mid-March showcasing all of the services available for spring event season. Events may be on hold, but your gorgeous lashes don't have to be much longer. May 25 is the day! Governor Andy Beshear announced that salons, barber shops, etc. will open at the end of May, and Marilyn has you covered. Read on to learn more about l
Derby isn't happening until September? That's okay. In Kentucky, every day is the perfect day to show state pride and decorating for Derby is no exception. We love this inspiration from FINE House & Garden located at 104 N. Mantle Avenue in Elizabethtown. Check them out on Instagram or on their website and online store at www.finehg.com. All of the pieces shown here are available currently at FINE. Photos by Thomas Deaton. The Kentucky Derby is a time-honored tradition and th
Bless your Kentucky heart! We know you're feeling down about the postponement of Derby, but maybe this will cheer you up. Executive Chef Eric Metcalf at Hardin Memorial Health pulled together some delectable Derby recipes perfect for the season. Derby is typically for adults, but when #healthyathome you have to opportunity to start a new tradition and get your children in the spirit: Get out your hats, get dressed up, order some red roses (ETown Florist has some gorgeous opti
Last but not least, today we have The Coolest Creatives. This bunch of women are more fun than a barrel of monkeys and always seem to inspire the local market. I am so proud to work alongside these ladies. If you have made it through all five blog posts, you're a rockstar, and we appreciate you more than we can express! In case you have missed what we're up to: This is the last post of our Q&A-style feature, Fab Female Professionals of Hardin County. Each of the 72 lovely lad
Staying healthy both mentally and physically is so important right now although we are #healthyathome. These ladies work in wellness from dental health and women's health to fitness and eating habits to hair and skincare. We are honored to feature so many Fabulous Female Professionals from all over Hardin County. We are on Day 4, but in case you missed the previous post, visit the Blog tab at the top of our site to access the others. This is a Q&A-style feature. Each of the 7
Day 3 Gives a look inside the lives of Local Favorites. You may already know these women, but the feature gives a look at the "why" behind their businesses and how they entered their fields. Just a recap: We featured 72 Fabulous Female Professionals from all over Hardin County. This is a Q&A-style feature. Each of the ladies answered up to 10 questions about her business or profession, giving insight as to what it means to be a female professional in the area. Featured in pri
Onto Day 2 of full questionnaires from our Cover Feature: Fab Female Professionals. Today we're featuring Hometown Heroines and 9-5 Names to Know. These strong women show up and work day in and day out to make Elizabethtown a wonderful place to live and give back to the community. In case you missed what the feature is about: We are honored to feature so many Fabulous Female Professionals from all over Hardin County. This is a Q&A-style feature. Each of the 72 lovely ladies a
Check it out: We are honored to feature so many Fabulous Female Professionals from all over Hardin County. This is a Q&A-style feature. Each of the 72 lovely ladies answered up to 10 questions about her business or profession, giving insight as to what it means to be a female professional and sharing a bit on how they give back to the area. Featured in print is one answer from each lady, but the full questionnaires are available on our blog, RIGHT HERE. Each day this week we
Thanks for clicking on our blog post! We hope you're staying healthy at home this spring season. Now is the perfect time to DIY some Easter decor. Put a modern twist on traditional decorating techniques with this color-block technique from one of our faves: Courtney Ballard at HIP South. Hello from Hip South! After a long, cold winter, I’m always so ready to welcome the spring season. Give me all the green grass, blooming flowers, and warmer days. The Easter holiday seems to