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…


The Residence at Comstock Wines | Experience Wine Country Like a Local

Picture yourself in a place that's as comfortable as home, surrounded by sprawling vineyards and rolling hills. A place where time seems to slow down, and life's simplest pleasures are yours for the taking. That place is The Residence at Comstock Wines. Situated in the most charming corner of Sonoma wine country, Healdsbug, California is an eclectic little town full…


Happy WineAversary to Us with Trinchero Napa Valley

This November my husband and I celebrate our 12 year wedding anniversary. Time flies when you're having fun and building a life together. My husband David and I were practically kids when we married. He was 23 and I had just turned 21. Like any relationship our journey has had twists and turns we never expected. We've traveled literally around…


24 Hours in Northern Kentucky | Family Travel

This summer, the girls and I returned to my home turf in Northern Kentucky for a little R&R. My childhood memories are chock full of moments at the farm, shaping my early years. I remember always being surrounded by family, always having places to roam, and never being plugged into a device. It wasn't until I was a tween that…


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…


A Toast to Life (Photos and Review) | Ovinté

Ovinté  is used much like the word Cheers or Salude I admit, it's possibly my best New Year's Resolution to date: "I aspire to try one of everything at Ovinté". Sure, it may be a little ambitious, but since the second stop on my tour of First Coast Date Night Destinations specializes in small plates meant for sharing, maybe I…


The Mediterranean meets the Old South – Wednesday Review

While traveling I love discovering new gems. None have been more surprising, and delightful than the Ocean Lodge in St. Simons Island.  Old World Italy meets the Old South Driving through southern low country, one would never expect to find what looks like a virtual Florentine Castle nestled between the stately oaks and sparkling waters of the Golden Isles. After my visit…


Choosing Wine

I know, I totally get it. Sometimes choosing wine from big wine selections feels like a guessing game ...close your eyes, spin around and pick! That's why when a friend of mine recently asked how I choose my wine, I was inspired to share with you all my: Top 10 Wine Selecting Tips 1. Know your flavor profile- Really it's…


Amy’s Wine Tasting Tips – Tuesday Tips

As a self proclaimed wine enthusiast and "Expert in Training", any opportunity I have to try new wines, I take. For those of you who are new to the wine world, or just looking for some Vine-spiration (yeah I just made that up) here are a few of my favorite tips! Gathered from my travels both domestic and abroad. Amy…


The Mint Julia – Thirsty Thursday

I mentioned this unique Wine in my review yesterday, but it bears repeating for those of you who may have missed it. I will try almost anything, but admittedly have my few favorite wine varieties I stick to. I love Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Generally, I rarely sway from my favorites. When I saw this on Wine, though I…