Keeping it Fresh | Eleven South Bistro and Bar

Tuscan Chicken Sandwich  If you are a regular to this blog you will be familiar with the fact that I am smitten with the ambiance and fare at Eleven South Bistro & Bar. Since it's inception it has yet to take a turn around the sun without being awarded the coveted Wine Spectator Award of Excellence (that's 10 consecutive now).…


Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Mini Family Babymoon

Imagine a secret escape. A private getaway that feels like home, without all the demands. A place that sets you at ease, and where time seems to slow down for just a little while. Feel the ocean breeze whip it's way through your undone hair, and sip on a refreshing drink as the sun warms your face. Recently my family…


Azurea’s Adventurous Palate Review

Just in time for their new spring menu release, I was recently invited to taste The Chef's Adventurous Palate at One Ocean Resort's restaurant, Azurea. Although we had visited Azurea a few times before (once for the filming of my TV show and the other for a review of their delightful Brunch), I had never had the pleasure of enjoying…


Escape to Lunch at Eleven South Bistro and Bar | Lady Who Lunches

On the Menu: Organic Baby Kale Salad with Grilled Atlantic Salmon Lunch often gets overlooked as a non event meal. Generally it becomes a "thing" when it involves business or some of your favorite girls getting together for a ladies lunch. Personally, I love the thrill of sneaking away from my overwhelming to do list during the day to meet…


Classic Italian Fare at Forte Grille | Family Escape Series | Photos, Review

Classic Italian with a Family Friendly Feel I recently featured 5 Ways to Enjoy Reunion Resort on the blog as part of our "Family Escape" series. Their restaurant Forte Grille arose as a shining star during our stay as we dined together as a family and experienced some of the best the Resort had to offer. Hearty, classic Italian dishes…


Triple Threats North East FL | Resorts | Photos and Video

Looking for a destination on the First Coast that has it all? How about family friendly, featuring award winning restaurants, and world class amenities? I don't know about you, but I'd label a place that has all three of those a "Triple Threat". With that in mind, here are my.... Top 3  "Triple Threat" Resorts   North East Florida Edition  Ritz-Carlton,…


Date Night Destinations Giveaway Begins Jan 30th

I know you have love on the brain, and I know you have been drooling over these amazing destinations. I still have two reviews left, but I want you to have a chance to act now and enter to win the experience for yourself! Beginning January 30th can enter to win a $50 gift certificate from some of our amazing…


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…