I had the pleasure of attending the Rhone Valley Wine Tasting Dinner at C'est La Vie - University Park. The tasting included four glasses of wine and four courses. One of the best parts was the education we received on Rhone Valley and the background of how their food and wine is made. I enjoyed the Corsica Wine Tasting so much I could not wait to try all of the delicious wines and food Rhone Valley had to offer! First was the appetizer which was a Gougère (small pastry puff
I had the pleasure of attending the Corsica Wine Tasting at C'est La Vie - University Park. The tasting included four glasses of wine and four courses. One of the best parts was the education we received on Corsica and the background of how there food and wine is made. The night started off with some amazing music that made you feel like you were right there in Corsica! First was the appetizer which was a Gougère (small pastry puff with cheese) and was paired with a glass of
I have had a few people reach out to me recently on my skincare routine so I wanted to share the basics that I use every night before bed.
For a long time I saw alot of bloggers advertising TULA and I decided to give them a try. I was honestly super impressed on how my skin reacted to all of the products.
I have very sensitive skin and rosacea so when I find products that do not cause me to break out or have an allergic reaction I am sold.
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I know all of us being locked up in quarantine has got us shopping a ton! With summer around the corner and a ton of beach days in tow I wanted to put together my top 10 amazon swimwear finds for my ladies!
There are so many affordable options when shopping on amazon and alot of the time no one thinks to buy their swimsuits from them. I have purchased at least five bikinis and one pieces in the past year and have loved all of them.
The trick is to make sure you read the rev
Spring is a time of renewal, both for nature and for ourselves. It’s also the start of a new fashion season, a perfect opportunity to exercise your creativity and rediscover that sense of freedom which can all too easily fall by the wayside during the bleak, snowy days of winter. A great avenue for embracing both the rejuvenate qualities of spring and the self-expressive potential of fashion is the aesthetic many of us know as Bohemian, or Boho. Taking its name from the forme
Tampa Bay's favorite spring festival is back every weekend until April 26th. Busch Gardens Food & Wine Fest! This is one of my favorite events every year. I was able to preview all of the delicious food and drinks the other night. The festival features new and exciting dishes, plus a large selection of wines, craft brews and cocktails. Some of the biggest acts in musical entertainment will take the stage every weekend as well. All concerts are included with daily ticketed adm
One of the best events is coming to Sarasota again this year and you do not want miss out! March 28th from 12pm to 5pm at Nathan Benderson Park - My Hometown Fest will be throwing another epic event filled with amazing food, drinks, music and fun! Take a look at some of the amazing food and drink line-up for this year: https://myhometownfest.org/food-beers/ You get to sample tasty selections from nearly 40 area restaurants, as well as more than 20 different local and regional
Recently I had the pleasure of aligning with a brand that is a true inspiration. How did this happen you ask? I entered a contest on BSWANKY instagram a month ago to win a gorgeous sugar skull hand bag and I actually won! I was beyond excited. When I went to visit to pick up my bag I was blown away on the brands mission and quality of there products. I knew I wanted to be a part of such an amazing cause. One of my favorite things about BSWANKY is there workforce is made up of
The Centermost Point Invitational is BACK on January 18, 2020 in Orlando, Fl. This is the second time for this amazing beer festival and this year I am able to attend all of the fun! The festival is presented by What Ales Ya Podcast and brings over 20 breweries from outside of Orlando (surrounding cities and out of state). There will be over 70 rare and new beers to be sampled! The heart of the What Ales Ya Podcast is to educate and inform the listeners by interviewing the br
Have you heard the buzz? The newest addition to the Tribute Portfolio - Marriott Bonvoy hotels will be opening in Clearwater January 2020! I had the pleasure of previewing some of the menu at The Karol Hotel's - K Club Bar & Bistro and it was out of this world! The media preview dinner was held at the Epicurean Hotel (Tampa, Fl) since The Karol Hotel is not yet open yet to the public. We were greeted with a whiskey sour that was specifically made for the event from Dark Door
As you guys know I frequent the Autograph Collection Hotels when I travel or when I am having a stay-cation. I love who different the boutique hotels are compared to your everyday hotels/resorts. I have heard so many amazing things about the Epicurean Hotel in Tampa, Florida so I was super excited to finally go check them out. The Epicurean Hotel has 137 guest rooms and suites which mix a blend of urban chic and comfort. They also have two on-site restaurants, an appointment-
Have you been to the Florida Botanical Gardens before? It is absolutely gorgeous there! How about have you been there during the holidays? If not you need to mark this on your calendar! I was able to preview Holiday Lights in the Garden and I was blown away. This event goes from November 29, 2019 thru January 4, 2020. 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. nightly with a suggested donation $5 per person. (12 & under free) The gardens were sparkling from head to toe! Every where you turn there were
I had the pleasure of previewing Winter's Wonderland at the Clearwater Marine Aquarium. The event is from Nov. 16, 2019-Jan. 6, 2020 (Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day) The Clearwater Marine Aquarium is offering so many fun Holiday themed activities during Winter's Wonderland. So many beautiful lights and decorations all around the aquarium. They had holiday-themed habitats and a Kids’ Fun Zone in there 3rd-floor classrooms where you can learn about penguins and polar
I had the pleasure of attending Savor St. Pete this year and this was the events first year. I was blown away how well it was put together and had so many options for delicious food and drinks. There was literally something there for everyone! The event was November 2nd and 3rd at Straub Waterfront Park (St. Petersburg, Florida) . Tons of great food, wine, cocktails and microbrews! A percentage of ticket sales from the event also benefited The Art Institute of Tampa. There we
The month of October I dedicated to traveling all over Florida to check out all of the fun haunts our state has to offer. I decided this will be an annual blog post for you guys so that you can figure out what haunted attractions are best for you to check out. This year I checked out 6 haunted attractions: Scream-A-Geddon, Fright Nights, Howl-O-Scream, Sir Henry's Haunted Trail, Halloween Horror Nights and Dark Horizon. I am going to do a breakdown of three categories of each
I had the pleasure of attending Brews By the Bay at the Florida Aquarium on Friday - October 11th. For 11 years, Brews by the Bay has brought people together in support of our Blue Planet. One hundred percent of the proceeds from Brews by the Bay goes towards there conservation programs of animals such as the African penguins, sharks, corals, and sea turtles. At the event there were 100+ beers from Pepin Distributing Company including: Coppertail Brewing Company, Tampa Bay Br
I am sure most of you have been to Bonefish Grill before? I mean who doesn't love the Bang Bang Shrimp and fresh fish choices? Recently Bonefish Grill has launched a perfect date night meal. The Mixed Grill Dinner for two. You get to choose One Starter - Coconut or Bang Bang Shrimp, Two salads - House or Caesar, Three Signature Sides and you get Four Wood-Grilled Selections -Atlantic Salmon with chimichurri, Argentinian Red Shrimp, Filet Mignon skewer, and Key West Ahi Tuna t
A new restaurant has launched in the Tampa Bay area and I could not be more excited! Anchor & Brine located inside the Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel (one of my favorite hotels) is where seafood and waterfront dining is brought to another level. I was so excited to get the invite to preview the menu/restaurant for Anchor & Brine. I was there when Garrison Tavern opened (one of the best sports bars in Tampa Bay) so I could not wait to try all of the delicious food and drink
Who doesn't love a good happy hour and/or brunch? One of my favorite hotels in downtown Sarasota is having some amazing events for the next few months. The first event is on every Wednesday at Art Ovation Hotel called "Step It Up Wednesdays". This is the perfect event to grab your girlfriends for happy hour after work! Every drink purchased between 5pm - 9pm you will receive one raffle ticket that will be applied for your chance to win a brand new pair of Christian Louboutin
Living in Florida we barely have a break from the heat. So that means constant pool parties, beach gatherings & BBQ's. Recently Buzz Pop Cocktails mailed me some of there flavors to give a try and I was very excited to receive the cooler on my door step! Buzz Pop Cocktails are a Florida based, chef inspired company that has turned signature cocktails, through its patent pending processes, into authentic top quality Italian Sorbets. Buzz Pop Cocktails are a fresh twist on two