Giving Tuesday: Lexington, Kentucky Edition

December 3, 2019

  Giving Tuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea. Giving Tuesday is a day that encourages people to do good. Since its inception, it has grown into a movement that spans the globes. Not only that, but it has inspired hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity. In just seven years, the Giving Tuesday movement has raised more than $1 billion online in the U.S. alone. Giving Tuesday doesn’t necessarily have to be about money. It could be something as simple as making someone smile, helping out a stranger or neighbor, or giving some…

The Ultimate Guide to Where to Shop on Small Business Saturday: Lexington, Kentucky Edition

November 30, 2019

Small Business Saturday was first observed in the United States on November 27, 2010. As you know, the Friday following Thanksgiving is Black Friday and the following Monday is Cyber Monday. These two days feature heavily big box retail stores, as well as e-commerce stores. However, Small Business Saturday encourages consumers to shop at locally owned brick and mortar businesses and small businesses. American Express actually created the first event and publicized the initiative using social media, as well as advertising. You can use the hashtags #smallbusinesssaturday and #smallbizsaturday on social media networks, such as twitter and instagram.

Weekend Reading: Volume X – It’s All About the FOOD!

November 17, 2019

This week’s “Weekend Reading” is a day late, but I hope everyone had a good weekend and I hope everyone is having a good Monday. This week’s “Weekend Reading” is ALL ABOUT THE FOOD! There are details about the many new restaurants opening up in Lexington, along with the restaurants that are relocating. Not only that, but there are a few lists suggesting restaurants here in Lexington that you must try, if you haven’t already!

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Hey y'all! My name is Whitney, and I'm the founder of Fabulous in Fayette. I grew up and lived in Appalachia for 22 years. In 2008, I left my life in Appalachia behind, and have been living in Lexington ever since. I'm a Proud Kentuckian and am in love with my city of Lexington. It's seriously one of the best places to live!

Not to be confused with Fayetteville, North Carolina. Fabulous in Fayette celebrates the fabulous city of Lexington, the great state of Kentucky, and Southern Living. In case you are not from here, Fayette refers to the county where Lexington is located!

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