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Party Like It’s 2022!

Jennifer is wearing: Misa dress, $350, at Rodeo Drive; INC earrings, $23, at Macy’s Oxmoor; shoes, Jennifer’s own. “I’m all about a good party dress! I’m ready for frills, pretty color and bringing fun back!” — Jennifer Hoffman, ESPN Reporter Styled by Christine Fellingham Hair by Mikhail Shulz and makeup by Mariah Lebre-Sanchez for J Michael’s Spa & Salon Shot on location at The Southern Living Idea House by Artisan Builders. How will you be ringing in the New Year? We asked four stylish local women to dress for their versions of New [...]

By |December 6, 2021|Digital Exclusives, Home & Garden, Life & Style|

A Different Kind of Thanksgiving Feast — Nikkia Rhodes

Chef Nikkia Rhodes. Professional Chef Nikkia says she is “voluntold” that she has to do something as part of the Thanksgiving food preparation for her family, even if it isn’t the main entree. “I really like making desserts with my nieces and nephews.” Chef Nikkia Rhodes spent her childhood watching her mother, Dawn, cook on Thanksgiving as part of her job at the Volunteers of America family shelter. “I grew up spending my holidays at the shelter helping her feed other people,” Nikkia says. “We would have our holidays the day after or [...]

By |November 17, 2021|Life & Style|

A Different Kind of Thanksgiving Feast — Corey Milliman

Corey Milliman, owner of CC’s Low-Carb Kitchen, located at 800 S. 4th St., holds a board of Maple Goat Cheese Crostini, an option to add to your traditional Thanksgiving meal. The end of November is a busy time for families, including Corey Milliman’s, owner of CC’s Low-Carb Kitchen, which is one of the reasons he gives his staff off on this holiday. “One side of my family celebrates [Thanksgiving] the weekend before; the other on Thanksgiving. Finally, we usually have a small Friendsgiving after the family holidays,” he says. Each of these celebrations [...]

By |November 15, 2021|Life & Style|

A Different Kind of Thanksgiving Feast — Rocco and Stacy Cadolini

  Rocco and Stacy Cadolini, owners of ROC restaurant, located at 1327 Bardstown Road. Born in Sorrento, Italy, Rocco Cadolini doesn’t have the same nostalgic love of Thanksgiving food, particularly turkey, as his wife, Stacy, but at their restaurant ROC, they do focus on the seasonal flavors associated with autumn. Of course, in Kentucky, that means waiting until the weather cooperates and feels fall-like. Not everyone wants to eat pumpkin soup or heavy cuts of meat when it is 88 degrees outside. The Cadolini family’s Thanksgiving traditions have changed over the years. When they [...]

By |November 12, 2021|Life & Style|

Wearing Your Story on Your Sleeve

Tracy Kroencke got her first ink at age 50. Her children talked her in to getting a full sleeve, and she loves it. Artist: Travis King; Time invested: One year’s worth of 4-hour sittings. For thousands of years, and in almost every ancient culture, tattoos have adorned the skin of women. From the Egyptians to the Maori, the Peruvians to the Vikings, female ink work has been found on the abdomens, thighs, and faces of female remains. Used as beautification, amulets for protection or fertility, or markings of status, love, or punishment — [...]

By |November 2, 2021|Life & Style|

A Leftover Halloween Treat

Kitchen Sink Blondies are a tasty treat made from the candy trick-or-treaters left in your bowl. What do you do when you have a ton of leftover candies after Halloween? Other than sneaking a piece or two in your lunch every day, you can use them to make a batch of Kitchen Sink Blondies. This recipe is the perfect way to get rid of the leftover chocolate that may have gotten picked over by the persnickety ghosts and goblins of Halloween night. Of course, you can make these any time of the year, [...]

By |October 29, 2021|Halloween, Life & Style|
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