Escape to Seaside Brunch| Best in Brunch | Review, Video, Photos

On the menu: Cappuccino One Ocean Resort and Spa's restaurant Azurea is one of the finest spots for ocean side dining on the first coast. A personal favorite of mine, One Ocean has been featured multiple times on the blog and I still can't get enough. From the second episode of the first season of my TV show, to a…


Awaken Your Inner Warrior | Fitness Trend | Photos, Review

When I was nineteen I enrolled in martial arts to learn some self defense tactics. In the short year I trained in boxing, jiu-jitsu, and kickboxing I became more confident, stronger, and grew a healthy respect for my body and what it could accomplish. Yes, exactly like Charlie's Angels It's been years since that training, and I've often thought of…


Holiday Spice by the Ocean – Thirsty Thursday

Hugh Thompson is one of my favorite people. Favorite bartender? Yes, the ultimate. He also gets the "favorite people" title because he is just an all around interesting fellow who knows how to liven up the atmosphere and make you feel like a million bucks. Full of stories and talented in the kitchen, and of course bar. You have to... HAVE…


Spice of Life – Thirsty Thursday

Tuesday was my 9 year anniversary with my husband David. We had a relaxing day enjoying the Spa compliments of One Ocean Resort and Spa, then walking across the street to the brand new Taqueria the Flying Iguana. I was not supposed to be taking pictures... I'm bad....I was supposed to be relaxing...... :D If you are following the blog…


Luxury by the Sea | One Ocean Resort & Spa

Unexpectedly hidden away in the quiet coastal community of Atlantic Beach, FL is One Ocean Resort and Spa. Perfect for a luxurious ocean side getaway, One Ocean's motto is "Always in Your Element". During my stay, and filming of our episode at One Ocean, I was able to explore exactly what that motto meant to the staff and leadership. I…


Sugar Rush Confections – Wednesday Review

Recently,  Sugar Rush Confections in Neptune Beach, FL invited me in for a tasting of their traditional southern sweets. When I walked into this charming, Mom and Pop foodie destination I was immediately transported to Grandma's kitchen from my first intake of the deliciously sweet aroma. Sugar Rush Confections located in Neptune Beach, FL Cookies Galore - Just like Grandma…


Culhane’s Irish Pub | Monday Funday Giveaway

We had a great response from our review of Culhane's Irish Pub last week! We are excited to give away a $50 gift certificate to one of our amazing fans. If you missed it, you can find the review here, Back To My Irish Roots. www.culhanesirishpub.com a Rafflecopter giveaway The Luck of the Irish to you!Enjoy the Journeyxo- Amy Westwww.likelovewantneed.comSee…


Back to my Irish Roots- Wednesday Review

Recently a friend of mine made a local discovery that neither of us could believe I'd missed. If the notorious local following hadn't registered, then their feature in Guy Fieri's "Diners, Drive Ins, and Dives" should have clued me in. Alas, I crawled out of the proverbial rock I'd been hiding under to finally get a taste of what everyone's…