a feast for friends

any game of thrones fans out there? well, let me tell you – i didn’t jump on the train until a few months ago, but ever since i started the show i’ve been hooked. and thankfully, a ton of our friends are super fans as well – which leads to extremely fun sunday gatherings –…

give hope & hold ’em

you all may remember my post from a few months ago about the give hope foundation, and this past saturday we were fortunate enough to be invited to theΒ give hope & hold ’em poker tournament and gala. an event that i went to last year, i could not wait for this year’s event. as you…

bachelorette vino: week 7

oh man, the week of hometown visits on the bachelorette AND my favorite night of the week – “tuesday family dinner”. we actually added to our normal tuesday group, which meant that i had to cook for seven people compared to the normal four. my biggest decision…what to make for this grand gathering of friends.…

bachelorette vino: week 6

man these breaks between bachelorette episodes are throwing us off, but thankfully the bachelorette came back into all of our lives this week. and whoa, hometowns are next week – the season is just flying by and before we know it someone will be down on one knee proposing. side note: does anyone else notice…

oh hello there nashville

words cannot describe how excited i was to visit my former home this past weekend to celebrate one of my dear friend’s bachelorette party. initially thinking we were traveling to north carolina, we all surprised her in the grand city of nashvegas to celebrate! now this wasn’t your normal bachelorette party, but truly a gathering…

ocean prime

last night, keith and i were fortunate enough to be part of a surprise birthday dinner for a good friend of ours. and i mean you couldn’t really beat the location of the meal, ocean prime. i think i was actually the only one in our group (maybe one other person) that had never been…

collective kindness

several months ago, my best friend and i fell in love with the collective kindness shop at the plant street market in downtown winter garden. this local mother and daughter duo was so incredibly friendly and you could tell that they truly had a passion for candle making and giving back to the community. so…