Author Archive: Sophie Hottinger

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Tackling Springtime Chores

Tackling Springtime Chores

| March 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Notwithstanding a few lingering snowfalls, spring has arrived – and if you haven’t felt it just yet, rest assured that, very soon, you or someone in your household will succumb to an instinctive desire to turn the place inside out in a fit of scrubbing, dusting and reorganizing.

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Dealing With Derby Houseguests

Dealing With Derby Houseguests

| March 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Living in the Derby City has many charms in the springtime, one of which is that there’s simply no excuse not to take advantage of the various festivities leading up to the thrilling main event – The Kentucky Derby (or at least an equestrian-themed party on the big day). After all, you’re already here, so why not take part in the fun?

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Mike Linnig’s Place: A Living Legacy Of Family Tradition

Mike Linnig’s Place: A Living Legacy Of Family Tradition

| March 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

Stepping into Mike Linnig’s Place – a welcoming building filled with inviting smells and friendly faces – felt, for me, like going to see family.

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A Safe Place To Call Home

A Safe Place To Call Home

| March 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

The notion of owner-surrendered pets may evoke a mental image of a place not unlike the lonely Island of Misfit Toys in the children’s tale, “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer.”

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A Taste of Old Louisville’s Charm

A Taste of Old Louisville’s Charm

| March 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

There’s no shortage of delicious dinner options in the River City.

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Scaling Down Home Décor

Scaling Down Home Décor

| February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Nancye Johnson will go to great lengths to hunt down the perfect dining table or upholstered chair to complete her latest home decorating project.

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The Speed Ball: A Spread To Savor

The Speed Ball: A Spread To Savor

| February 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

To pull off the kind of culinary experience guests have come to expect from an incredible annual gala like The Speed Ball – one that consistently sets the bar higher, year after year – a delicate balance of skill, creativity and planning is absolutely essential.

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Baby of the Week: Johnathan Young

Baby of the Week: Johnathan Young

| February 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

Johnathan Young is the son of Jill and Greg Young, and he was born on Dec. 28, 2010. He has two sisters, Emily and Anna. Johnathan was born with one of the most severe congenital heart defects, called Hypo-plastic Left Heart Syndrome. Babies born with this condition only have half of a heart. He had [...]

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Creating A Home Where The Heart Belongs

Creating A Home Where The Heart Belongs

| February 14, 2013 | 0 Comments

At the beginning of a relationship, an atmosphere of romance can seem easy to create.

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Scene & Snapped: This Week In Parties…

Scene & Snapped: This Week In Parties…

| January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scene & Snapped: This week in parties, University of Louisville students filled the gymnasium at The Salvation Army’s Male Campus for Wrap-Up Louisville; Louisville’s first annual Gravy Cup – a biscuit and gravy competition hosted by Zach Fry – was held at the Monkey Wrench; Pirates and Parrot Heads stole the show at the eighth annual Swashbucklers Ball; and the Kentucky Derby Festival unveiled its 2013 Official Poster and merchandise line at the 33rd annual Poster Premiere.

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