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I loved visiting Dolly Parton’s home town in Tennessee! Here are 10 Reasons Pigeon Forge is Really Something to Squawk About!

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I love love love the new Beauty and the Beast movie. One of the best parts, of course, is the Beast’s library, so I wrote “Belle Would Be Enchanted by These 10 Lovely Libraries in Hotels” for USA Today 10Best.


Stop lugging that luggage! Here are “10 Carry-On Bags You’ll Wish You Knew About Sooner.”


Nothing says Valentine’s Day like chocolate. Check out my interview with Deborah Reinhardt, author of Delectable Destinations: A Chocolate Lover’s Guide to Missouri, on Huffington Post. And the photos? Oh, the photos!


The smoke from the wildfires has cleared, and the communities surrounding the Great Smoky Mountains need our support. Here are 10 Reasons to Visit East Tennessee Right Now, complete with photos of the gorgeous scenery and amazing comfort food.


I wrote about 10 Festive Reasons to Celebrate the Holidays at Opryland for USA Today 10Best. Check out the photo of Michael kissing The Grinch!


I wrote about Why We Go Out to Eat on Thanksgiving for Huffington Post. What are your holiday traditions?


Check out my USA Today piece, On The Cutting Edge: These Restaurants Allow You To Choose Your Knife, and discover places where the guests aren’t the only ones looking sharp!


Wait until you see what these chefs are cooking up in the Arizona desert. Could it be an oasis?!


One of the highlights of my trip to Little Rock, Arkansas was the ESSE Purse Museum, where women’s history is in the bag.


A 35th anniversary warrants a special celebration so we spent ours at Island Hotel Newport Beach, and I wrote about it on Huffington Post. Be sure to watch the video tour of the amazing suite they gave us!