48 Hours in Chicago | Where to Eat, Sleep, & Play When You Visit Chicago

If the Windy City has been on your bucket list for a while, you are in good company. Visiting Chicago has been one of my most memorable and enriching travel experiences, and I'm counting down the days until I can visit again. Chicago is vibrant, social, and full of amazing experiences to try. Explore Chicago by day and discover art,…


12 Holiday Traditions to Share with Your Family

We all have our Holiday traditions. You know, those never fail "To Dos" we check off our list between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve. As a young family we are still determining what our traditions will be. A mix of my family favs, his family favs, and our own individual family favorites. Here's a round up of our current never…


Horse Stamp Inn | A Holiday Retreat

The Holidays can be stressful. Rushing to and fro trying to finish everything on your to do list, wrapping up the first half of the school year, and trying to do your normal work on top of it all. I find it difficult sometimes to relax and take in the magic of the season. That's why we were thrilled to…


Merry Christmas from Amy West and Family | 2015 Recap

It has been an exciting year! Full of first time experiences, and most importantly new life. In January we traveled to Anna Maria Island to visit Mainsail Beach Inn where we revealed to my in laws we were expecting again. In April we flew across the country to explore the wilds Sea Ranch Lodge in Northern California, and the Millennial…


3 Epic Gingerbread Creations on the First Coast

1. Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island Visit the world's largest Gingerbread Pirate Ship at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. This 17 foot ship rests in the lobby of the resort throughout the holiday season and greets guests with a crew of ten colorful pirates. Eight Ritz-Carlton pastry chefs invested around 350 hours to create over 600 pieces of baked gingerbread. Additional help comes…


Win $1,000 in Christmas Gifts in the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway

I'm happy to announce the return of the 12 Days of Christmas Giveaway this year. Featuring fifteen local to Jacksonville businesses that showcase the best of the First Coast. I debuted the items during my Local Gift Ideas Segment on News 4 Jax, and now you have a chance to take a closer look and more importantly enter to win. …


Merry Christmas from Amy and Family

From our family to yours Merry Christmas! Thank you for making 2013 an amazing year for Like Love Want Need and the A-list. We have some amazing things in store for 2014 so get ready! May your holiday be bright and may your New Year bring Peace, Love, and Hope to you and yours . Photos by Journey Photography Enjoy…


Did You Win? The Winners of the 12 Days of Christmas Revealed!

The time has come to announce the winners of our 12 Days of Christmas Event! If you see your name below, you will receive an email this week letting you know how to collect your prize! Thank you for your continued support of Like Love Want Need and the A-list. We look forward to bringing you more great events like…


A Visit to Bethlehem

A Live Walk Through Event Last night we enjoyed a preview of "A Visit to Bethlehem", a walk through large scale replica of Bethlehem the night of Jesus birth. As a resident of North Florida I had heard of the live Nativity event for more than a decade, but had never attended. Only open for two nights a year, this…


Get your Glitter On! – Fashionable Friday!

My friend and guest contributor Sophia Gholz recently acquainted me with Hollie Brackenridge. Hollie is a fashionista, blogger, and mommy based in the UK. I simply adore her style and honest approach to life and parenting. I had to have her contribute to the A-list with her expertise and charm, and she has not left me wanting. Enjoy her tips on…