Travel

My grandparents live on a farm out in Central Virginia. As someone who moved around a lot growing up, its one of the few things in my life that stayed constant. I loved visits to the farm. It meant snapping green beans with my Ma, catching lighting bugs (aka fireflies) in the summer, picking blackberries […]

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For our first summer road trip of our July series, I bring you the Francis Ford Coppola Winery! Hopefully you caught my post on Monday for some 4th of July Homemade Whipped Cream and Berries and introduction to a summer series of my favorite easy Southern style BBQ Baked Beans, Orange Marinated Steak with Buttered […]

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Have I mentioned how gorgeous the Bay Area is? There is so much to do. This summer I recommend jumping on the ferry and heading out to Angel Island. All of the San Francisco Bay glory goes to Alcatraz, but just beyond Alcatraz is another gem, Angel Island. It is one of my favorite state parks! […]

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Sometimes a mini getaway on the weekend is all you need to recharge. Enter Filoli….an amazing hideway in the San Francisco Bay Area. Filoli is similar to the Huntington Library that I featured a few weeks ago.  It’s located in Woodside, about 25 minutes south of San Francisco. There is an adorable little cafe if you […]

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On Monday, I introduced my Wild Rice and Turkey Road Trip Salad that I make every time we take a trip down to Southern California. On one of our recent trips down, Ben and I visited the Huntington Library and Gardens with my parents. This was an amazing trip. Having always heard of the incredible property, it […]

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Instagram is hands down my favorite form of social media. Hello filters! I am still working on getting better with lighting and filters, but it is so much fun to try and get just the right shot. I also love looking at Instagram because you get fun colorful photos without all of the ads and […]

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You can find plenty of great recipes on Sweet Tea Sweetie to make a romantic dinner for your Valentine, but sometimes a holiday calls for going out somewhere with romantic candlelight, gorgeous views, and someone serving you! I am sharing my collection of the most romantic restaurant options for Valentine’s Day, including a recommendation from […]

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