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28 May 2021

My Flower & Food Dining Recs

By | 2021-05-28T16:50:09+00:00 May 28th, 2021|Dining, Festivals|0 Comments

As soon as I saw the Flower & Food Festival menu, I knew I had to try everything! With so much to enjoy and so little time, I decided to narrow my options, pick a few of what I thought would be my favorites and sample them cooking-competition-style to pick an ultimate favorite. Thankfully, I [...]

10 May 2021

Yes, You CAN Eat the Flowers!

By | 2021-05-10T15:32:55+00:00 May 10th, 2021|Dining, Festivals|0 Comments

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival is filled with delicious foods, treats, drinks and all things FLOWERS!  Did you know the beautiful assortment of flowers atop many of the dishes and drinks are actually edible? Each orchid or nasturtium, served on assorted dishes, came from a greenhouse with no insects, pesticides or other contaminates. They [...]

7 May 2021

Flower & Food Festival: Eat Like a Foodie

By | 2021-05-07T17:11:23+00:00 May 7th, 2021|Dining, Festivals|0 Comments

Join me as I take off my mom hat and replace it with my foodie hat! I got to enjoy the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival (ends June 7), and I wanted to include some of my favorites in this video. I also included tips to help you [...]

1 May 2021

Best Flower & Food Picture Spots

By | 2021-05-01T18:54:42+00:00 May 1st, 2021|Festivals|0 Comments

Like many of you, the Flower & Food Festival at Dollywood is becoming one of my favorite times to visit the park. Not only can I eat my weight in all of the delicious food, but the Flower & Food Festival has some of the most incredible photo spots, which makes this photographer swoon! [...]

26 April 2021

Flower & Food Festival: What’s New in 2021

By | 2021-06-10T10:57:10+00:00 April 26th, 2021|Festivals|0 Comments

The Flower & Food Festival first debuted in 2020, and in normal Dollywood fashion, they are continually adding to and enhancing the festival to make it better each year. So, what’s new this year? Dollywood's Flower and Food Festival runs from April 23 – June 7 so, guests have plenty of time to visit [...]

19 April 2021

Make It at Home: Flower & Food Edition

By | 2021-04-19T16:08:58+00:00 April 19th, 2021|Dining, Festivals|0 Comments

Dollywood's Flower & Food Festival (April 23 – June 7) is quickly becoming one of my all-time favorite festivals. I just couldn't wait to try some of the food items coming to the festival this year, so I asked if I could share a sneak peak with you. The culinary team gave me TWO [...]

21 December 2020

My Story: What Matters Most When Picking Up the Pieces

By | 2020-12-21T15:49:18+00:00 December 21st, 2020|Family Visits, Festivals|0 Comments

When my wife and I married in 2010, we created a tradition of collecting Christmas ornaments from cities and places we visited. So, each year as we decorate the tree, we get to relive all those memories of all of our travels together. When my son, Aiden, was born in 2016, we also started [...]

16 December 2020

The Jolliest Dollywood Gift Ever

By | 2020-12-16T16:12:53+00:00 December 16th, 2020|Family Visits, Festivals|0 Comments

When my children were very young, my husband and I were so enamored with the idea of creating “the perfect holiday” for our boys that we tended to allow Santa to go a bit overboard with all the packages under the tree on Christmas morning. However, we very quickly discovered that the morning’s excitement [...]

5 December 2020

NEW This Christmas Season: Candlelight Carolers

By | 2020-12-02T13:56:05+00:00 December 5th, 2020|Entertainment, Festivals|0 Comments

The sun was just setting over Dollywood when my kids and I waited for the Candlelight Carolers performance during our last visit. This new show takes place on the steps of the iconic Robert F. Thomas Chapel. It’s a remarkably breathtaking spot nestled at the foot of the mountain in Craftsman’s Valley. This Christmas [...]

4 December 2020

Include New Fireworks Display in Your Christmas Traditions

By | 2020-12-02T14:28:25+00:00 December 4th, 2020|Entertainment, Festivals|0 Comments

During our most recent visit to Dollywood we got to enjoy the new fireworks display, Merry & Bright. We started our day by watching our favorite show, Christmas in the Smokies. Our next stop was to get some warm chowder at Front Porch Café followed by some sweet treats from Spotlight Bakery. After a [...]

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