Best in Asheville Review: Doughnuts in WNC, who wins best donuts? Map of Asheville doughnut shops, Donut Directory

Dozen Duck Donuts next to Dozen Hole Doughnuts

Holy cow after being on the Whole 30 Diet, and falling off during the Covid, we were running for some sweets. Time to find the best doughnuts in Western North Carolina.  Friends and coworkers have their favorites.  We’ve been hearing… Continue Reading

Best Pumpkin Patch in all of Western North Carolina: The Nix Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin patch with large orange silo and mountain view behind

I have many fond memories of Halloween as a kid. Picking the perfect costume always required plenty of advanced planning. And finding the perfect pumpkin was a tall order.  When I was in elementary school, it was always the biggest… Continue Reading

Holy Cow It’s Really the Best Apple Pie ever: Mountain Fresh Orchards in Edneyville

Home made apple pie fresh out of oven

There are lots of great pie makers in this town.  After all, according to Romantic Asheville, Apple Valley, which includes Edneyville, is the top apple producing county in North Carolina. And North Carolina is the country’s 7th largest apple producing… Continue Reading

Review: Best Mechanic in Henderson County NC: Coop’s Mobile Garage

Picture of Coop's Mobile Garage logo on side of truck

UPDATE: As of November 5, 2019, Coop’s is on hiatus and taking a break from business.  Well, we’re on our search for a new mechanic, again… — August 24, 2019 – We live on a mountain in Henderson County, North… Continue Reading