5 Ways to Savor the Holidays in Jacksonville with Coravin

I’m passionate about the craft of wine making from the vine to that very first taste of the bottle. This season I’m celebrating the relationship of that special glass of wine with the exceptional holiday moments I treasure. I’ve partnered with Coravin this holiday season to curate five Jacksonville “Coravin Moments”. Read on to discover what matters most to me…


Family Top 10 Sonoma Wine Country

Sonoma Wine Country! The iconic getaway of lovers, and laid back destination for friends and foodies. There is much to love and admire about the lifestyle here, but did you know it can also be a terrific getaway for families? This may not be your first inclination when planning a trip with kiddos in tow, but you should know the…


Jacksonville Top 10 | Family Travel

If your travels find you on the sunny First Coast with your family, take it from me (the expert), where you should stay, play, and eat. How am I the expert you might ask? Well, in addition to living in the region for almost 30 years, I've also covered the city extensively for 10Best.com as their city expert, created countless…


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…


Best Family Friendly Restaurants in Jacksonville

If you know anything about me, you know I like good food. It's no surprise we have made it of chief importance to expose our kids to great eats from a young age. Kids are notoriously picky eaters, but in our house we have one rule: You have to at least taste the food. If you don't like it, you don't…


The Ultimate St Augustine Date Night Adventure with TripAdvisor

Looking for an epic date night in North Florida? If you're craving adventure, romance, and and a foodie destination worth waiting in line for, then I have a plan for you. Recently David and I broke out of our usual date night mold and tried something new. After some thorough research on TripAdvisor, we come up with an itenerary that got…


7 Bloggers & Influencers from the First Coast You Should Be Following

As a member of the blogging/travel writing community I feel so privileged to rub shoulders with some incredibly talented and influential creatives on a regular basis. Because this is every day life for me, I'm always shocked when folks don't know who some of these influencers are. That's where the inspiration for this post came from. If you didn't know,…


3 Reasons to Dine at 3 Palms Grille | Where I’m Eating

With the New Year comes our resolutions and goals. I'm all about goal setting and looking back on the year before to make improvements. As for resolutions, it seems that word is just an excuse to make a promise to yourself you ultimately break. That's why, every year I set a resolution I know will be achievable, and also improve…


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…


A Few of My Favorite Things 2016

2016 has been a full year between travel, keeping up with my two spirited girls, and a crazy election cycle. I'm celebrating by featuring a few things that brought a smile to my face this year. There are plenty of Holiday Gift Guides out on the world wide web to give you inspiration. However, if you are still seeking that perfect…