Welcome to Fabulous in Fayette!

May 16, 2016

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Welcome to my blog, Fabulous in Fayette! For those who don’t know (which I’m sure most of you do, if you are reading this), it refers to the county that Lexington, Kentucky is located in.

My name is Whitney, and I originally grew up in Appalachia, but I moved to Lexington in 2008 after I graduated from college. I’ve always wanted to move to Lexington, and also enjoyed spending time here, so I became a permanent resident. I love seeing how Lexington has grown and expanded, and essentially exploded with so manyΒ local businesses and so many events for everyone to take part in.

I used to blog consistently for about six years, but about a year and a half ago, I just stopped. If you had asked me when I started all of those years ago, if I would always be blogging, the answer would be yes. That wasn’t the case though. However, over a year ago, I became interested and inspired by all of the new restaurants and local businesses popping up. I wanted to be involved with it all and fully immerse myself into Lexington, since it was ever changing, instead of staying back in my comfort zone and what I had always known.

I had been planning on starting this blog for quite some time, but it was just more of a fleeting idea than a full-fledged plan. I have so many friends that are always asking me how I find out about events, restaurants, grand openings, etc, and I see some people out there complaining how there is nothing to do (It is actually the exact opposite!), so I figured that I would share the fabulousness that Lexington has to offer.

  • Rebecca Jo Vincent May 18, 2016 at 1:49 pm

    So excited to see you back to blogging… & loving what you’re going to be posting about. Kentucky is a fantastic place for the world to see!

    • Whitney Scheibel May 18, 2016 at 3:35 pm

      Thanks so much!! I really think our great state needs to be shared with the world!

  • Emily Marie May 18, 2016 at 2:48 pm

    What a great idea for a blog! I’ve only been to Lexington once and it was super cool!

    • Whitney Scheibel May 18, 2016 at 3:36 pm

      Thanks so much!! I love it here! It definitely has changed over the past years, but for the better! Lexington has so much to offer, and not to mention to see and to do.

  • LisaLDN May 20, 2016 at 4:28 am

    Wee, welcome to the blogging world! Excited to see where this goes! πŸ™‚

    — LisaLDN.com

    • Whitney S. May 20, 2016 at 5:42 am

      Thanks so much! It feels good to be back!! I had my old blog for six years, but shut it down completely 1.5 years ago, because I didn’t want to do it anymore.

  • Katie Arnold May 20, 2016 at 9:08 am

    Welcome back! πŸ™‚ I LOVE Lexington, KY, I’ve been there a few times and it’s beautiful!

    • Whitney S. May 20, 2016 at 4:28 pm

      I love it here too! It has changed so much over the past four years, and I can’t wait to see the changes that happen in the future. It’s become a real foodie city, which I love, because I love food haha!

  • Irina Vakulchik May 20, 2016 at 10:15 am

    I love that your sharing with others that there is so much to see and do. You have a beautiful blog.

    • Whitney S. May 20, 2016 at 4:28 pm

      Thanks so much πŸ™‚

  • Bethany Magnie May 20, 2016 at 11:01 am

    Great blog concept, I love how you’re focusing local! People always complain where I live too. But we also have a lot going on no one seems to know about! Looking forward to reading more! XOXO

    • Whitney S. May 20, 2016 at 4:30 pm

      Thanks so much!! I hate seeing people complain (but then again, for some people that’s just their thing!) There’s so much to do that it would be impossible to do it all. You just gotta get out there and explore and be social on social media (which is where I find just about everything out!)

  • Liz Jo May 23, 2016 at 9:45 am

    Nice to meet you!

    liz @ j for joiner

    • Whitney @ Fabulous in Fayette May 23, 2016 at 8:54 pm

      Nice to meet you too!!

  • Pam @ Hodge Podge Moments May 23, 2016 at 8:44 pm

    Love the new blog! Can’t wait to learn more about Lexington. πŸ™‚

    • Whitney @ Fabulous in Fayette May 23, 2016 at 8:54 pm

      Thanks so much! Hope you’ll continue to follow along! πŸ™‚

    About Me

    About Me

    Hi, y'all!

    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!

    xoxo, Whitney

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