Do you have a Strong-Willed Child?

Then you might relate to my most recent guest post on Jacksonville Moms Blog. Click here to read the full blog If you can relate please share with those you feel it would encourage. Until then... Enjoy the Journey! xo- Amy West www.likelovewantneed.com www.theamywest.com


3 Reasons I Can’t Stay Away from Zen Body Yoga Loft | Fitness Trends on the First Coast | Photos and Review

Here's the truth. I'm picky, seriously picky about my work outs. Here's my work out check list: - must be fun - must engage my mind - must provide an escape from my daily stress - must give me results - must fit into my schedule - must kick my a$$ - must not have weird people that bother me…


Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Getaway | Photos and Video

This past weekend I returned to the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island with my husband as a follow up to my Date Night Destination review of Salt. This time our goal was to take in all the magic the Ritz has to offer with their Romance Package. The package includes late check out, chocolate covered strawberries, champagne, rose petal turn down, and breakfast for two…


Jacksonville Zoo Family Adventure | Photos and Video

Epic Photobomb by the Mr This year we have committed to having more fun as a family. Now that munchkin is four, there are so many more things we are able to do. She doesn't require a nap anymore and is able to be active most of the day without melting down. Hurray! Following up our last fun "Family Date…


Rethreaded Mukti Event| Photos | Freedom from the Sex Trade

Last weekend I was invited to attended a very special fundraiser. Rethreaded is an incredible organization making great progress in setting women free from the sex trade. By fighting business with business they love the vulnerable held captive by this industry and give them hope for a new life. Rethreaded is a Jacksonville based company helping women locally, and also…


Amy on News 4 Jax Talking Getaways

Hey friends! If you didn't catch me on News 4 Jax talking Intimate Getaways, catch up today here on the blog. I always love getting a chance to discuss my finds with all of you. I also love your recommendations. Where do you think the A-list should go next? Watch here I look forward to sharing my next discoveries!  Until…


3 Intimate South East Getaways | Great Wedding Venues

Looking for a getaway with character, class, or award winning service? I have three unique locations you have to discover for yourself. These three destinations are locally owned, thoughtfully cared for, and full of the notorious hospitality you would expect from the south. In addition to having the perfect accommodations, these spots may be just the right place to kick…


Big Talbot Island Family Bike Trip

Last weekend we did a fun family jaunt to Big Talbot Island, FL to check out their new paved bike trails. After our pilgrimage to the Virginia Creeper Trail last year we have high hopes that munchkin can train to ride part of the trail in the fall... which means we have some miles to get in this year.  Our…


Egypt and Australia via Little Passports

Two months have passed since my last update and in that time Little Passports have taken us to two more fantastic destinations. Munchkin gets so excited every time she sees one of these packages come in. Lately I've been even more impressed with the souvenirs and educational toys LP sends. They are so great at getting kids involved in culturally…


In the Kitchen at Salt |Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island| Photos, Review,Video

Salt is located at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Glide through the elegant doors of the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island and nearly every wish materializes before your eyes. Known for their world class service, luxurious accommodations, and a spa worthy of the Romans, my friends at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island are well versed at keeping what's behind the scenes, just that.  For…