A German Community BBQ

Friends invited us to meet them in their village on Sunday for a community BBQ. Not sure quite what to expect, we drove to Hörmannsdorf excited to find out what a German BBQ would be like. The village of Hörmannsdorf is small enough that our friends’ directions, which told us … Continue reading

Farmington, MO Fall Festival

Guest Post by Jody McDowell The annual Farmington Fall Festival is happening downtown this Saturday, the 24th, from 9:00 to 3:00. West Columbia street will be lined with festive booths featuring handmade arts and crafts from local artists, and delicious eats. There is sure to be something for everyone! Animal … Continue reading

Bacon Rinds

Because in rural Missouri, everything’s better with fresh cooked bacon (rinds). In case you can’t read the sign, you can get capuccino at the bacon rind booth, as well as hot chocolate and hot apple cider. *** For more about meat at the Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival, be sure to … Continue reading

Apple Butter Festival Train

The  Apple Butter Festival is a huge, two-day festival every October in historic Kimmswick, Missouri. This year was my first time attending, and I was impressed by the size of the event. Hundreds of food and craft vendors set up tents, the Blue Owl served food in and outside of … Continue reading

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