The Best Salads in Jacksonville

The humble Salad. Perhaps one of the most underestimated menu items. So often considered an afterthought, an appetizer, or at best an add on. For me and many others though, salads are so much more. Whether you are a craving your veggies, hitting the gym a little harder, or just interested in testing out the creativity of your favorite dining…


2016 in Review | Your Favorite Posts and More

It's that time of year again. The time we take a look back at the last 365 days and contemplate the accomplishments we made, the failures we'd rather forget, and the goals that lay ahead. I have to say that transitioning into a mother of two has been quite the adjustment. London turned one this year and with that celebration…


The Best Digital Work Outs | At Home and Beyond

I haven't written a good work out post since my 30 Day Challenge, Juice Cleanse, and Fitness Trends series. After covering "How I lost the Baby Weight", I thought it was time to share again what I'm working out to lately. For me, being active has to be fun. I know what my body likes, and I know that I…


10 Easy Ways to Lose Weight on Vacation

We've all been there. You save up, you take that trip you've been anticipating, and you eat your heart out. Sure the pleasure is undeniable, but so are those extra pounds you put on in the process. You can't fit in those shorts or that cute bikini, and more than that... you just kinda feel crappy. It's true that 80%…


How I Lost the Baby Weight | Featuring OOTD from Anthropologie

I'm five months into the new adventure of being a mommy to baby London. Words can barely convey what a true joy the last few months have been. My first experience was (like many parents) a trial by fire. This time, there is a sense of confidence having tread similar ground before, and over all I've been much more relaxed…


Amy Featured on Naturally Smart Commercial and More

It's been a busy start to the Fall which is typically normal for this household. Lot's of stories being written for 10Best.com and new material for Amy West Travel as well. Just wait til you see what's coming! In the meantime, here are some places you'll find me popping up. If you haven't heard of Naturally Smart Frozen Dessert watch…


10 Habits of a Fit Foodie | Secrets Revealed

 How do you eat all that food and still stay in shape? I hear it often from those I chat with about what I do. It is a little mystifying I'm sure from the outside. I post images of delectable dishes glistening in the light with what is sure to be some very indulgent ingredients. Not only that but from…


New Website for Amy West Travel

I'm so happy to reveal our brand new website today. Make sure to drop in and see what's updated. amywesttravel.markupdesigns.net/old is now sporting a sleeker more modern look that is easier to navigate and a whole lot more interactive. I really love how it highlights all the great blog features we have been working on this year and completes the…


Dance Trance Giveaway | Fitness Trends | Free Week of Classes

Win a Free Week of Classes  with Dance Trance Jax Read Amy's Fitness Trends review of Dance Trance Here. Must be redeemed by August 31st, 2014 Click Below! a Rafflecopter giveaway Want to be featured on Amy West Travel? Contact us today at info@likelovewantneed.com. Copyright © Amy West Travel. All rights reserved. Photography by Journey Productions Media


3 Juicing Recipes You Will Love | Fitness Trends | Recipes

Cashew Milk Ever since I did my 3 Day Juice Cleanse with Pulp San Marco,  something just clicked. I want fresh juice every day and crave whole foods more. Of course this was the idea all along so again, I couldn't be more pleased with my experience. Since then I've broken out my juicer at home to experiment with favorite…