celeBEERty Death-Match

I had the grand opportunity to participate in the Cele”beer”ty Death-Match event at Gas Full Service Restaurant, located in Saint Augustine, Florida.  The event consisted of 6 gourmet courses, accompanied by two beers each.  Between the two beers served for each course, guests voted on which one paired best.   Continue reading


A Pre-Theater Dinner to Remember!

Recently, my husband went to Las Vegas for a bachelor party for one of his friends.  Therefore, my best friend (whose fiance was also on the Vegas trip) and I decided to do a girl’s weekend trip!  And of course that meant that we would go visit my aunt in Boca Raton, Florida!

While in Boca, we decided to see Mama Mia at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.  And with a great show, must also come a great pre-theater dinner.  With regard to my aunt’s suggestion, we chose to go to Canyon in Fort Lauderdale.  And oh my, I’m glad that we did!! Continue reading

I’m Sold on Peruvian Food!

Llama Restaurant in St. Augustine, Florida is truly a gem!  The flavors of their foods are undeniably pleasing to the senses and their presentation of the meal is remarkably beautiful.  As each dish came out, I spent a solid minute noticing the fine details of every decorated piece of food on the plate.  As I bit into each bite, a wonderful sensation of modern comfort food spread within my body.  The flavors were unique, yet recognizable.  The food was plentiful, yet not heavy.  It was absolutely perfect. Continue reading

24 Hours in Savannah, Georgia

I have the great pleasure of only living 2.5 hours away from the beautiful Savannah, Georgia.  If you’ve never been, you’re truly missing out.  As your walk down the cobblestone streets, you can smell the sweet scent of Magnolias blooming on the trees that arch over you.  There are small shops and bakeries that line the street, which are almost impossible to walk by without taking a quick round through to see what they have to offer.  You can hear the sounds of laughter and enjoyment from those on a Paula Dean tour or those trying to pedal their way through town on the moving bar.  With so much to choose from, how do you pick just a few for a 24 hour trip to Savannah? Continue reading