5 BEST PLACES FOR HOLIDAY PHOTOS IN PIGEON FORGE, TN

5 BEST PLACES FOR HOLIDAY PHOTOS IN PIGEON FORGE, TN

Pigeon Forge goes all out for the holiday season and practically every inch of the city is covered in garland, bows, and twinkling lights. If you’re looking for the best places to get photos for social media, a holiday card, or a photo with Santa then I can tell you the best places to go! Continue reading “5 BEST PLACES FOR HOLIDAY PHOTOS IN PIGEON FORGE, TN”

Q + A WITH JESSI BAKER, AUTHOR OF “SHINING” MOONSHINE COOKBOOK

Q + A WITH JESSI BAKER, AUTHOR OF “SHINING” MOONSHINE COOKBOOK

I had the opportunity to sit down for a phone interview with Jessi Baker, author of the new cookbook “Shining” which features a collection of family recipes as well as the story of Ole Smoky Moonshine. Continue reading “Q + A WITH JESSI BAKER, AUTHOR OF “SHINING” MOONSHINE COOKBOOK”

BEST NEW BRUNCH SPOT IN PIGEON FORGE

BEST NEW BRUNCH SPOT IN PIGEON FORGE

Now that I’m living part-time in Gatlinburg, I get to see my friends who live in this area more often. That means more girls’ days and girls’ nights out and I welcome those opportunities to unwind in my current state of chaos. Recently I met Kass and Hannah for brunch at Brick & Spoon in Pigeon Forge and we had such a great time I thought I would share it with you. Continue reading “BEST NEW BRUNCH SPOT IN PIGEON FORGE”

A LOOK INSIDE DOLLY PARTON’S SONG & HEARTH RESTAURANT

A LOOK INSIDE DOLLY PARTON’S SONG & HEARTH RESTAURANT

Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort provides an opportunity for park goers and visitors to “stay and play” in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Their in-house restaurant, Song & Hearth, serves up casual elegance that will make you feel right at home and the best part is that no one has to fight over who cleans the dishes. I was lucky enough to get a private viewing for You, Me, and Tennessee readers! Let me show you around Dolly’s place. Continue reading “A LOOK INSIDE DOLLY PARTON’S SONG & HEARTH RESTAURANT”

5 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN PIGEON FORGE

5 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN PIGEON FORGE

This week’s “Friday 5” are 5 of the best restaurants in Pigeon Forge. When you drive down the Parkway there are restaurants everywhere and it can be overwhelming. You can find yourself going to the same places over and over again instead of eating somewhere new. Hopefully this will help the next time you’re having trouble deciding what’s for dinner. I included places that were unique to Pigeon Forge and not big chains. Let me know your favorite in the comments!  Continue reading “5 OF THE BEST RESTAURANTS IN PIGEON FORGE”

THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME

THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME

Since I grew up in Sevier County, going home and seeing all the decorations feels like Christmas to me. I love to watch my hometown go nuts for the holidays. Continue reading “THAT’S CHRISTMAS TO ME”

SEARCHING FOR SANTA

SEARCHING FOR SANTA

No Christmas season is complete without a trip to see Santa but you have to know where to find him. As a Pigeon Forge insider, I feel obligated to share the best place to visit Santa with my amazing readers. I thought I’d begin my search at The Inn at Christmas Place. They have plenty of rooms so maybe Santa lives here. Come with me to have a look around! Continue reading “SEARCHING FOR SANTA”

MILL BRIDGE WINERY

MILL BRIDGE WINERY

After Chris and I left The Pottery House Cafe we wanted to walk across the bridge to our favorite winery… but we frequent this lovely establishment for their hard cider! We found out about Mill Bridge Winery back in April when we went to Smoky Mountain Wine Fest. We sampled their cider, bought a growler, and never looked back! Continue reading “MILL BRIDGE WINERY”

THE POTTERY HOUSE CAFE

THE POTTERY HOUSE CAFE

The Pottery House Cafe is owned by the same group of people who have The Old Mill Restaurant right across the street. The restaurant serves sinfully indulgent comfort food family style so if you decide to eat there bring your appetite. I have enjoyed eating at both institutions but my preference leans toward The Pottery House Cafe because it provides a more intimate environment. Continue reading “THE POTTERY HOUSE CAFE”