Community, Music, Travel

Sweet Home, Oregon

Youth Music Project Before heading to the Oregon Jamboree Music Festival, I wanted to stop by the Youth Music Project in West Linn, OR. Boy, was I impressed! When I arrived, I was greeted by Executive Director Emerita, Rachel Sneddon, who took me on a tour of this fantastic facility. I got to check out […]

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Community, Travel

Go West, my friend…to Tualatin

A few days ago, I was on my way to Oregon for the first time to experience the Oregon Jamboree Music Festival, sponsored by Cracker Barrel Old Country Store! I’ll tell you all about that next time, but today, I’m excited to tell you about this Cracker Barrel outpost! I decided that while I was in […]

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Gift Guide

Let Them Know You Care, Even When You’re Not There

Summer seems to be flying by and it’s hard to believe that it’s almost time to go back to school. Just saying that makes me want to find a way to stop time, but then I realize I’m an adult (I can’t believe it either) and haven’t been in school for almost 13 years. Back […]

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Collections

A Hauntingly Fun Halloween

Let me preface with that I’m no writer, but boy do I love all things Halloween! I’ve worked alongside the haunt industry for over 23 years, first with my father and later with my kids. Halloween can truly be something fun and exciting for the whole family and we are definitely a family that haunts […]

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Collections, Gift Guide, Uncategorized

It’s Horse, Of Course!

This is a story about Laura and her love of horses. Who’s Laura? She’s Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s Chief Merchant! At the age of three, Laura attended a dinner party with her parents and spotted horses nearby. She ran toward the horses, stopped at the fence and stood in awe of their beauty. It […]

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Community, Inspiration

Rock On, America!

What if I told you that the Cracker Barrel rocker you’ve been wanting for your home would also provide a rocker for a military or veteran family’s home? That would rock, right?! While you enjoy your new rocking chair, you can enjoy knowing that you are helping to build strong, stable and secure military families […]

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Collections, Inspiration, Travel

Vacation Style Guide

Packing for summer vacations can sometimes be stressful. The last thing you want to do is over-pack, but it’s important to make sure you have the right outfits for fun excursions, nights out and everything in between; all while looking stylish, staying cool and being comfortable.     This may seem like an unobtainable goal, […]

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Gift Guide, Music

Get Into The Groove With Vinyl

What was your first album, ever? Mine was Fleetwood Mac – Rumours. I think back to the moment I got the album, took it for its first spin, listened to every track, admired the cover and displayed it proudly for all to see. I played the entire album over and over again on the record/8-track […]

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Community, Inspiration

The City of Sisterly Love

It was a rainy Saturday morning in Pennsylvania, but that didn’t stop over 1,500 women, men and children from participating in Philadelphia’s inaugural Sista Strut on June 17th! Cracker Barrel was proud to sponsor this event and we continue to sponsor many of the Sista Strut walks that take place all over the country.   […]

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