Kentucky is a magical place. A kick-ass place. It’s the land of tasty bourbon, fast horses, beautiful farmland and the world famous Cocaine Bear. It’s also the birthplace of George Clooney, fried chicken, Rosie the Riveter, Muhammed Ali, Chris Stapleton, Loretta Lynn, and the 80’s band Exile. Kentuckians are a proud people and no one loves their home state more than we do. But we know not all of us can live here at the same time. So this one goes out to all of you Kentuckians living afar.
 
Being homesick does not kick-ass and we know this can be especially tough as we get closer to the holidays. That’s why we’ve made something special for all of our homesick sisters and brothers living out of state. Taking inspiration from the phone sex/group chat phone lines popular in the 1980s and 1990s, we’ve created this sexy video and a special 1800# to give y’all a little taste of your old Kentucky home.
 

 
So pour yourself a Bourbon, watch the video and call the number now. If you listen until the very end, you may even find a special discount code that you can use to get yourself something from the shop. How rad is that?
 

 
SO rad.


 

Come on out to the Fayette County Fair at The Red Mile! General admission is free and there is fun for the whole family!

Featuring:

 

-Harness Racing!
-Live Music!
-Food Trucks!
-Local Beer Garden!
-Kids Play Area!
-Arts & crafts Market!
-Horse Parade!!!

 

WHAT: Fayette County Fair
WHEN: 12-6 p.m. Sunday, September 16th
WHERE: The Red Mile Racetrack
1200 Red Mile Rd,
Lexington, KY 40504

 

 


Things You’ll Need:
– 1 or 2 8” baking pans, cooking spray, icing bag or kit, potato masher, 2 boxes jiffy corn muffin mix, 1/2 a bag of large Yukon gold potatoes (about 6-7 potatoes depending on size), lots of butter, a dollop of milk or cream, seasonings, 1 large order of KFC mac n cheese, 1 large order of KFC gravy, and as much KFC chicken as desired.
 
Steps:
1. Bake cornbread layers. 1 box of jiffy per layer and follow directions on the box! Don’t forget to oil the baking pans before pouring.
 
2. While cornbread is baking – Peel, chop, and boil potatoes. Mash until smooth. Add LOTS of butter, a dollop of milk or cream, your seasonings (garlic, salt, pepper, etc.), then mix.
 
3. Let layers cool and once they’re cooled down, spread entire order of mac n cheese in between and let sit.
 
4. Spread smooth potatoes onto the cornbread layers.
 
5. Drizzle gravy on top.
 
6. Optional if piping potatoes – Cut a rivet around the top border of the cake for the piping to sit in so that it doesn’t slide off the edge.
 
7. Put desired amount of chicken on top and drizzle a little bit more gravy with a spoon.
 
8. Enjoy your savory creation! Happy Birthday, Kentucky!
 
9. Add a little more gravy.
 
Cake by Lucie Chandler. Photo by The Hern.


Save the date, y’all! On Wednesday, May 16th our pals at the French Paper Co. are bringing their ‘The Road To 150 Tour’ to the Kentucky Fun Mall from 6pm until 9pm. Brian French will speak on all things French Paper at 6:30 followed by an exhibit of over 100 promotional items from FPC’s past. You won’t want to miss this one night event loaded with almost 150 years of history, design, print, and of course paper!

 

In honor of this event, we’ll be dropping a limited edition print (printed on French Paper Co paper) by local lettering artist and type designer Jason Carne. You’re gonna want this!