A Little Piece of Thailand in Jeffersonville Indiana

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After adventuring to many local restaurants in the Louisville area the food girls decided to take their final trip across the bridge to Jeffersonville Indiana. After trying diner style burgers, an Italian feast that made one group member feel right at home, and a pizza place that took the size of one slice to a whole other level we stumbled across authentic Thai food. Located at 1411 East 10th Street in Jeffersonville Indiana, Mai’s Thai was the ultimate Thai experience.

Mai’s Thai was created and is still run today by Mai Kungkran-Myers herself. Mai grew up in Bangkok Thailand where she learned her traditional Thai cooking from her father. When Mai became a young adult, she met her husband who was an American soldier at the time and followed him back to the United States. Louisville shortly became her new home.

When she first arrived, she struggled keeping jobs due to her struggling with her English. She then decided to use the skills she was best at to start a career, for her that was cooking. She started off cooking in a small grocery store in downtown Louisville where she cooked Thai food until it closed down. When the grocery closed down she decided to take her next adventure to Jeffersonville Indiana where she opened her current restaurant Mai’s Thai.

Upon walking into Mai’s Thai, we were greeted by one employee who we shortly learned was Mai’s daughter. She spoke to us while sitting at a table across the room telling us to sit wherever we would like. After looking through the menu Mai’s daughter proceeded to take our order by continuing to sit at the table and did not approach us until she brought us our drinks. We learned that Mai’s Thai is known for their peculiar service but makes up for it with their food.

The restaurant was filled with family pictures on the tables with the walls lined with little trinkets and memorabilia from Thai Land. The owner Mai makes a trip back to Thai land once a year to visit family and stay close to where she was born and raised.

Mai’s Thai may not believe in pleasing their customers the “American” way with good service but they please their customers with what they serve. At Mai’s Thai, all dishes are served exactly how they would be made in Thailand. The only exception is if the customer has a food allergy. You cannot get food without specific toppings or with different levels of spice but instead you get it authentic. Dishes are only made one way, which is the way Mai learned and later taught her family.

Although they are strict on the way they make their food they are also known as one of the best. The restaurant was filled with newspaper articles and magazine reviews from local publications raving about the small but well-known family eatery. They keep their traditional Thai food the way it should be—traditional but they have also pleased the customers by adding a few nontraditional items to the menu like crab Rangoon and spring rolls.

Mai’s Thai may be strict on their traditions and family recipes but they are more than happy to share what they know with everyone else. Mai believes her food is so good it would be wrong of her to keep them all to herself. When our group was visiting other local restaurants, we struggled with restaurants letting us is the kitchen to see how the food was made and what made it special. At Mai’s Thai, they welcomed us in the kitchen to see not only what made it so special but how authentic their recipe’s, service and employees really were.

For those interested in this experience also, Mai’s Thai offers cooking classes to the public. Where you can not only see them cook but learn how to cook your favorite dish yourself. A couple times a year they close the restaurant to show attendees how to make whatever dish they desire. Tickets are available for purchase in the restaurant or online at www.maisthai.com.

With Mai’s Thai being my first time eating Thai food it surely wasn’t one to disappoint. After filing up on Crab Rangoon, and Stir Fry I can easily say I would return to try it again. Mai’s Thai is open Monday through Wednesday 11am-8pm, Thursday & Friday 11am-9pm and Saturday 11am-8pm. Go visit a little piece of Thailand right in Jeffersonville Indian at Mai’s Thai. You won’t regret it.

Take a look at our experience at Mai’s Thai!




Monday Motivation


No matter what is going on in your life, at times I think we could all use a little advice. Even when we need advice it is sometimes hard to listen to advice given by friends or family. At the end of the day the easiest person to listen to, is yourself. I think a great way to get advice is to look for advice from those you don’t know. For me that means getting on Pinterest and looking for quotes. Here are a few of my favorite.

  • “What’s meant to be will always find a way.”
  • “Do everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way”
  • “She dreams more often than she sleeps” -Jonny Ox
  • “Loving yourself isn’t vanity, it is sanity”
  • “She remembered who she was and the game changed” – Lalah Deliah
  • “You owe yourself the love that you so freely give to other people”
  • “If it makes you happy, no one else’s opinion should matter.”
  • “Be scared and do it anyway”
  • “Don’t ever lose your sense of wonder”
  • “Perfectly Imperfect.”
  • “Be in love with your life, every minute of it”
  • Wherever you are. Be all there” – Jim Elliot

What to do when life doesn’t go as planned

Recently I feel like my life has been flipped upside down and jumbled around into this mess that I was not prepared for. Being in college my life is constantly changing and will continue to change for the next few years. Between trying to graduate, relationship changes, and just keeping up with life I have felt at times that like the path I am on may never straighten out. But I know it will. I have even gone as far as going to a path reader to reassure me that the series of events I call my life will end up ok. But when it comes down to it I know that I am the only person that can know that for sure. Things may not be going as planned but that doesn’t mean that things aren’t happening the way they are supposed to. Here is a list of things I try to remember when life happens.

  1. Stay Calm, overreacting to any situation will just make it worse
  2. Expect the Unexpected, which is nearly impossible to do but its nice to try
  3. Plan for the worst, hope for the best
  4. Listen to yourself, after all its your life take control of it
  5. Find your happy placeTop-45-Best-Quotes-Quotes-Quotes-Famous-Sayings

10 Sex and the City Quotes to Live By



  1. “Don’t forget to fall in love with yourself first”
  2. “Maybe our girlfriends are our soulmates, and guys are just someone to have fun with”
  3. “Sometimes we need to stop analyzing the past, stop planning the future, stop figuring out precisely how we feel, stop deciding exactly what we want, & just see what happens”
  4. “Some love stories parents epic novels. Some are short stories but that doesn’t make them any less filled with love”
  5. “Maybe the best any of us can do is not to quit, play the hand we’ve been given and accessorize the outfit we’ve got”
  6. “The universe may not always play fair but at least it’s got a hell of a sense of humor”
  7. “Being single used to mean that nobody wanted you/ Now it means you’re pretty sexy and you’re taking time dicing how you want your life to be and who you want to spend it with”
  8. “It wasn’t logic, it was love”
  9. “It’s the rule of life that everything you have always wanted comes the very second you stop looking for it”
  10. “The most exciting, challenging and significant relationship of all is the one you have with yourself. And if you find someone to love the you that you love, well, thats just fabulous”

Ways to get over the Monday blues

Monday I think everyone can agree that the weekend is never long enough, whether you spend it out and about or at home relaxing we could all use one more day by the time Monday rolls around. Here are some tips I lie to follow to make Monday a little easier.

  1. Start the day with an intention. Wake up and set goal, accomplishing even the smallest task can be so rewarding
  2. Get up on the “right” side of the bed. A good attitude is everything. One positive action teds to make the rest of your day positive.
  3. Plan ahead. Use Monday as your day to get organized. Finish any task you didn’t get around to over the weekend and plan out what you have to do for the week to make it go by faster
  4. Make a list. write down what you are thankful for, what you are excited for, or make a list that gets you motivated.
  5. Figure out what makes your Mondays so blue. Address the source of your problem and tackle it!

“It’s a good week to have a good week”

“#MONSLAY – I’m alive, motivated, determined and ready to slay the day”

“This is your Monday morning reminder that you can handle whatever this week throws at you”



5 Ways to Stay Healthy and Energized



After filling my schedule with studying, work, and my social life I have realized that this is the time of year where I typically forget about myself. With it being such a busy time of the year I tend to focus on everything around me and let my body become tired and run down. Below are some tips and tricks I like to try to follow to keep my body and mind healthy.


  1. Drink water. When I start to get tired I tend to fall back on caffeine which makes me even more tired in the end, stay hydrated
  2. Take a break. Sometimes its hard to say no when asked to pick up an extra shift or asked to go out with your friends but your body knows yourself best so listen to it. Sometimes you just need a break
  3. Eat healthy. Filling your body with nutritious foods is what keeps you going, bad food can make you tired and sluggish
  4. Exercise. Staying in shape can be tough when the weather cools off and your schedule gets busy, find some new fitness motivation or set a new goal
  5. Positivity is key. When life gets hectic stay positive, a smile can go a long way

How to Get Over HIM

In college relationships can fluctuate as much as your grades. Some are lucky to find the one while others are just entering the dating game. If its not your relationship coming to an end it seems as if your friends are the ones having relationship problems. So you thought one night at a frat party was going to turn into forever? Here’s how to get rid of HIM.

  1. Stop texting, calling, snap chatting, and checking his social media. Cutting him out of your life sooner versus later will be easier in the end.
  2. Don’t be his friend, be friendly. No matter what he says being his friend will just make things complicated.
  3. Take the negatives of a break out and turn them into positives. Join a gym, do your homework before class, and take your new free time to focus on yourself
  4. Go out and do new things. No one wants to run into an ex at the bar, find a new hangout. A new location also means new guys.
  5. Allow yourself to be upset about the breakup. Change can be hard but look forward to the future and don’t look back. After all prince charming could be right around the corner.


Why College Students Should Get a Dog

College has been one of the most challenging years of my life so far. Between trying to graduate, working part-time, and the ups and downs of friendships, relationships, and my social life during many moments I thought that college could be the death of me. While I may be a little over dramatic at times I realized that in between all of the stresses of school I needed something that would always be there for me no matter what. For me that is not one but two fur babies I get to have by my side through these eventful four years of my life. Our Miniature Golden-doodle Sophie and our Old English Sheepdog make college less stressful, and more fun. Here are a few reasons why every college student needs a fluff ball of their own.

1. Dogs are the best stress relief aroundIMG_3152-1


2. No matter what friendships come and go as you find yourself in college they are always here to stay



3. When your college relationship goes downhill they continue to love you FullSizeRender-1


4. They teach students how to remain responsible


5. Although with puppies comes trouble, they will always make and keep you happy no matter what!



Like & Follow Sophie’s Instagram @sophie_the_goldendoodle


Five Ways to Get in the Halloween Spirit

With Halloween only six weeks away it fees like its right around the corner. People are already digging into anything pumpkin spice, and buying Halloween candy. Some are busy planning their costumes to get a head start. Here is a list of some of ways you can get into the Halloween spirit here in Louisville.


  1. Visit the Georgetown Drive in for the Creepy Cruise-In. Where you can enjoy a bowl of Uncle Jesse’s chili, meet Dr. Gangrene live in person, and take your pick of watching The Car, It, or Annabelle.

Drive In

2. Visit a Pumpkin Patch, at Joe Huber’s Family Farm where you can pick pumpkins, enjoy hand dipped Carmel apples and much more.


3. Visit some of Louisville’s professional haunted houses. Danger Run, Nightmare Forest Haunt park, The Devil’s Attic, Legend at Pope Lick, The 7th Street Haunt, Asylum Haunted Scream Park, Grim Trails, Fear Fair, Black Orchard, The Haunted Hotel, Waverly Hills Sanatorium Haunted House, Field of Screams, Culbertson Mansion, Baxter Avenue Morgue, or Sinister Tombs.

Danger Run

4. Visit Louisville’s Biggest Halloween celebration The Louisville Halloween Festival and Parade October 21st (parade stats at 4:00PM)


5. Visit Actors Theaters to see Dracula September 8th-November 2nd


Give Back to Louisville

Its that time of the year where everyone is extremely busy. Between football games, fall festivals, and the holidays around the corner its easy to get wrapped up in your own life. It is also the time of year where lots of nonprofits in Louisville are busy with events. No matter how busy you are everyone should try to give back to the community. Below is a list of upcoming events in Louisville

 Light The Night


September 16th

  • MDA Muscle Walk

For more information visit www.musclewalk.mda.org/louisville

September 23rd

  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Light The Night walk

For more information visit www.lightthenight.org/ky

  • St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer

For more information visit www.fundraising.stjude.org

  • American Heart Association Heart Walk

For  more information visit www.heart.org

September 24th

  • National Kidney Foundation Kidney Walk

For more information visit www.kidney.org


Making Strides


October 1st

  • Dare to Care Hunger Walk-Run-Row

For more information visit www.daretocare.org

October 14th

  • Susan G, Komen Race for a Cure

For more information visit www.info-komen.org

October 28th

  • American Cancer Society Making Strides

For more information visit www.makingstrideswalk.org/louisville