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RedBone Willy’s Bluegrass Festival – VA/NC Road Trip: Day 8
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RedBone Willy’s Bluegrass Festival – VA/NC Road Trip: Day 8

Saturday we went to RedBone Willy's Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Festival in Lawndale, North Carolina! Sadie and I left her place early for the drive to the festival. And on our way we stopped for some breakfast to give me my first taste of Bojangles. We met up with her sisters Carrie (of Travelin' Thrifty) and Jamie (the other half of the Hungry Sisters) and a whole bunch of others for the ...
Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Taste of Chicago
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Tips and Tricks for Surviving the Taste of Chicago

The Taste of Chicago is the biggest food festival in the city each year. If you ask, nine out of ten Chicagoans will tell you that the Taste of Chicago is horrible, expensive, crowded, not worth the time.* If you ask someone like me, that ninth kind of girl, you'll get someone who says yeah, it's expensive and crowded just like any other festival in the country, but, if you play it right, it's also a yearly ...
Baconfest Chicago
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Baconfest Chicago

If you know me, you know one thing. I like bacon. A lot. I even once made bacon brownies. They were delicious. So, of course, when I heard about Baconfest Chicago there was no way I wasn't going to go. The day was split up into two shifts and my friends and I chose to go to the second shift: a bacon extravaganza lasting from 3pm to 6pm on Saturday. We got there slightly before three, were ...