• A Ghoulish Night on the River City Ghost Tour

    A Ghoulish Night on the River City Ghost Tour

    October 11, 2019

    Last weekend, I headed to the edge of western Kentucky for Paducah’s River City Ghost Tour! Paducah’s Market House Theatre has put these tours on for years and they’re an absolute joy to attend. Visitors get to learn all about Historic Downtown’s historic and haunted past. The various tour guides all place their own spins…

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  • The Historic (and Haunted) Seelbach Hotel

    October 6, 2019

    Louisville, Kentucky has been a major southern hub since it was founded in the late 1770s. Around the turn of the 20th century, the city was a thriving industrial center. Brothers Louis and Otto Seelbach saw the city’s importance and made it their mission to start a grand hotel similar to those in Venice and…

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  • Get Spooked by History and Haunts at the Hermitage | Her Life in Ruins

    Get Spooked by History and Haunts at the Hermitage

    October 1, 2019

    I love a good historical site, and that love is magnified when it’s a Presidential historical site. Throw in some haunted stuff and man I’m basically head over heels. All three of these loves magnificently merged at the Ghost Tours at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage near Nashville, Tennessee. My 90-ish minutes on this tour were some…

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  • Everything’s Better in (Houston) Texas

    September 2, 2019

    Welcome to MarMar Monday! KB’s sister, MarMar, is excited to share her travels with you. This week we’re chatting about her girls trip to Houston, Texas!  One of the hardest things about graduating from college is that, more often than not, all of the people you befriend end up moving far away after graduation day. My…

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  • Living a New Orleans Dream | Her Life in Ruins

    New Orleans: Living a Louisiana Dream

    August 26, 2019

    Welcome to MarMar Monday! KB’s sister, MarMar, is excited to share her travels with you. This week we’re chatting about her weekend in the Big Easy: New Orleans! I’m basically everyone’s not-so-Disney-fairy-princess, so I was beyond excited to visit the land of MY favorite character, Charlotte La Bouff (aka that white girl from Princess and the…

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  • The Ultimate Guide to Nightlife on Nashville's Broadway | Her Life in Ruins

    The Ultimate Guide to Nightlife on Nashville’s Broadway

    August 25, 2019

    Y’all. I love Nashville. I love exploring the town, eating all sorts of delicious foods, catching live music in a seemingly unlimited number of venues, shopping at the adorable boutiques, attending world-class athletic events, and going out on the town – specifically Lower Broadway. “But KB! You’ve written about Lower Broadway already?” Yes, but that…

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