Visit Monroeville, Where the Guys Next Door are Rock Stars and Fans are Family

By Lauren Schwab There is a place where moonshine, mountains and music all come together in Tennessee. When you walk to the melodies on the Island in Pigeon Forge or follow the sound of the banjo through The Holler in Gatlinburg, you will likely find yourself rocking in a chair or dancing with strangers to […]

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Jim Beam Apple Bourbon + Pork = Love for Your Tastes Buds This Fall

By Lauren Schwab In Celebration of National Pork Month, I am sharing some Jim Beam Apple Bourbon pork recipes. I recently visited the Jim Beam distillery in Clermont, Kentucky and it was an amazing experience. I encourage everyone to visit and start their journey on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. I learned all bourbon is whiskey, […]

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Some Beach, Somewhere…

The past few months I have been daydreaming of sunny Cancun, Mexico during my hard workdays on the farm. I was fortunate to have a vacation planned with friends to a resort. This was a first to me, never had I been on a long beach vacation. As a farmer, it’s all work all the […]

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YEE YEE to a New Year!

By Lauren Schwab As 2015 came to a close I thought about all the experiences I had, people I met and opportunities I have been given for the future. I appreciate how Granger Smith reflects on the goals he accomplished in 2015 and how the experiences he had exceeded his expectations. Most importantly he expressed gratitude […]

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I Kissed a Dolphin in Grand Bahama!

By Lauren Schwab I made my piglets a little jealous by getting some kisses from dolphins in the Bahamas! My mom and I crossed off going on a Grand Celebration cruise to the Bahamas and swimming with dolphins on our bucket list. It was a magical experience. We swam with 38-year-old mother Kayla and her […]

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Heaven is Close in the Country

By Lauren Schwab Driving through the country can put all the chaos of my day at peace, even if for a short while, I am lost in the wonder of the earth and endless pavement available to me. I have yet to explore this vast country, but just where I am in my corner of […]

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