Another amazing year has gone by for the Tampa Bay's Tailgate Taste Fest. I had the honor of being a judge for the 3rd year in a row and the event was amazing as always. Never been to the Tampa Bay's Tailgate Taste Fest? It is A FREE, family-friendly event at Tampa's Curtis Hixon Park, Tailgate Taste Fest’s robust schedule includes activities for the casual event-goer and the ultimate sports fan alike. Entertainment consists of a food competition with local restaurants servin
So excited to share with you guys this gem of a hotel I stayed at recently in Tampa, Florida. Aloft Tampa Midtown is a gorgeous new hotel right by all of the excitement that Tampa Bay has to offer. The Aloft Tampa Midtown Hotel is located near Westshore and Downtown with a central neighborhood that’s undeniably energetic and contemporary. Tampa International airport, Raymond James Stadium, International Plaza and Bay Street are minutes away. So your hotel stay would be great
Hi..I'm Laurie.👋 If you are new to following me...Hi & welcome to my world!🌎 I love great food🌮 & drinks🥂, traveling✈ & finding new amazing hotels/restaurants & living my life to the fullest.❤ I am married💍 & have a huge family of pups🐶 & a cat🐱 living in the sunshine state🌴 but I am from NY.🍎 When I found this backdrop at @selfiewrldtampa I knew it was for me.💕 I wear my heart on my sleeve & I am super loyal & adventurous.🏃♀️ I am 100% a ride or die🙌..but have f
First you knock and then that is followed by a tiny window sliding open on the door. "Password, Please." Passwords for reservations are given by making a phone call in advance and you must have this before entering this Tampa Bay speakeasy bar. Ciro's brings you back to the 1920's. All from the decor, to how the waiters and waitresses are dressed. It feels like you are in a really posh jazz bar from back in the day and what is better then that? The speakeasy supper club is lo
This weekend I was able to experience TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park. TreeHoppers Aerial Adventure Park is the largest zip line aerial adventure park in Central Florida, located just north of Tampa, Florida. We had perfect weather for the courses. There are 8 different courses you can pick from ranging from Easy Courses to Crazy Courses. There are a series of platforms interwoven throughout the trees that are connected by cable, wood, rope and zip lines to form different e
One quote I like to live by is: "I'd rather be someone's shot of whiskey than everyone's cup of tea." This is perfectly fitting for the amazing festival we have coming up in April! The Seventh Annual Whiskey Obsession Festival is April 10 to 13 in Sarasota, Florida. It is the worlds largest whiskey festival in the United States how cool is that? Whiskey Obsession has four days of classes, tastings, lunch and dinner pairings, interactive panel discussions, VIP pours, a fabulou
Plans next Thursday? Join me for the Highball Cocktail Competition!🥃 HighBall will showcase craft cocktails created by Tampa Bay's top mixologists with either whisky, vodka, gin, or rum as they compete to win the title of ‘Tampa Bay’s Best Cocktail’ at HighBall.🍹 Plus, bites by local restaurants, entertainment, & more.❤ Click HERE. Use code "Fitlife for a discount on your tickets!🤗 Make sure to stop by & say hi when you see me! Cheers!🥂 #tampaevents #laurielivinlife #life
#sponsored ...Thanks so much Wonder Slim Diet for these healthy goodies.🤗 I have been on the go since October so it is nice to have some healthy easy options to eat/cook at home.❤ Right now you can go to www.wonderslim.com & enter your email & get 21 free meals!🥗 Go check them out. They have a keto, diabetic & seniors diet plans coming soon as well!🍃 #weightlosscoach #nutritionprogram #lifestyleblogger #florida #srqlife #fashionblogger #floridagirl #sarasotablogger #laurie
CBD oil has SO many benefits for both your body & your mind...there are SO many people who have tried and fell in LOVE with the power of CBD.❤
So what are the benefits of it?
WELL, let’s start with your mind.. CBD oil can help relieve:
And even neurological disorders.
Just to name a FEW things.👍
CBD also does the body good helping with:
🔹️ Pain relief & inflammation
Make your own bath bombs for National#Bubblebath Day!🛀
Self care is the best care.💕
🔹️Bath Bomb Ingredients:🔹️
1 cup baking soda
1/2 cup citric acid
1/2 cup Epsom salts
1 tsp water
2 tsp your choice of essential oil
1 pack MCT//143™ (shop ketones link in my bio)
4-6 drops of your choice food coloring
bath bomb mold
1. Place the dry ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
2. In a separate container, mix the liquid ingredients together.
3. Slowly add th
I’m slowly learning that even if I react, it won’t change anything, it won’t make people suddenly love & respect me, it won’t magically change their minds.
Sometimes it’s better to just let things be, let people go, don’t fight for closure, don’t ask for explanations, don’t chase answers & don’t expect people to understand where you’re coming from.
I’m slowly learning that life is better lived when you don’t center it on what’s happening around you & center it on what’s h
🎉🎉🎉GIVEAWAY🎉🎉🎉 10k followers on my insta! I am blown away! 😍 As a big thank you I have teamed up with Creative Loafing Tampa for an amazing giveaway!💥 Two tickets to the cocktail competition of the year!!🤗 Enter here: https://www.instagram.com/p/BsOHwWVhYuM/ Contest ends Monday, January 7th at midnight EST. Winner will be announced on my insta stories on Tuesday, January 8th. Goodluck! Cheers!🍾 #tampaevents #florida #srqlife #sarasotafoodie #sarasotablogger #srqfood
I'm still thinking about my Christmas Eve 🎄 dinner at Chart House on Longboat Key! 😍
There scallops are one of my favorite: Seared scallops in wasabi cream, served with wasabi mashed potatoes & asian green beans.💕 There salad bar is amazing as well & has the option to add caviar! Which is another one of my favorites!
Overall the restaurant is gorgeous & if you haven't been out to longboat key to check it out you should.😋 #christmas #lifestyleblogger #florida #srqlife #
💕Things I need to come to terms with💕
1. No response is a response.
2. If they wanted to, they would.
3. Timing will not always be in my favor.
4. Not everyone has the same heart as me.
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“Always be the best person you can be. Be kind even when you’re tired.
Be understanding, even when you’re angry.
Do more than you’re asked, & don’t ask for anything in return. Don’t silently ask for anything either.
Listen when someone talks, & really listen too, stop just thinking of how you will reply.
Tell people that you love them & that you appreciate them. Go out of your way to do things for people.
Be the greatest person you possibly can be & when you
I am always looking for new skincare products. I also take a ton of vitamins everyday so finding a moisturizer that has both is amazing.❤
MultiV6 products utilize a combination of six vitamins plus resveratrol to deliver nutrients & intense hydration to the skin. “The body delivers only a small percentage of vitamins to the skin no matter how many vitamins you ingest. Applying MultiV6 skin care topically delivers maximum anti-aging benefits – from improving tone and texture
Ok if you are obsessed with candles or wax melts you are going to be obsessed with these wax buttons like me.💕
Havanah's Bliss sent me the winter wonderland collection that I am burning right now. (cranberry delight) My whole house smells like I have been baking & I only had to use a few of the melts. They also sent me the floral collection that I am going to use after the holidays.🎄 There wax warmers deliver a no-stress way to enjoy melting. Havanah's Bliss offers differe
French Onion Latkes with our new French Onion Better Bone Broth!💕
2 cups cauliflower rice, cooked
1 large egg, beaten
2 tsp grape seed oil
1/2 cup onion finely chopped
1/4 cup mozzarella cheese
1 packet French Onion BETTER//BROTH™
Sour cream for topping
1. Heat 1 tablespoon of grape seed oil in a large non stick skillet over medium heat.
2. Add onion and sauté until golden brown.
3. Remove from heat and add cauliflower rice.
Fat burning holiday brownies?🔥 Sign me up! They also make a great holiday gift!🎄🎁 🍫Mason Jar Double Chocolate Brownies🍫 🔹️Ingredients:🔹️ 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1 cup xylitol 1 package of Swiss Cacao ketones 1/2 cup cocoa 1 tsp. HimalayanPink Salt 1 tsp. Baking soda 1/2 cup stevia sweetened baking chocolate chips Add 3 eggs 5 tbs. butter, melted 1 tsp. Vanilla 🔹️Instructions:🔹️ IN THE MASON JAR: Add the xylitol. Tap the jar several times firmly to get the sugar in on
Well if you have ever wanted to travel to the North Pole without the frigid weather and airfare costs you are in luck! The Godfrey Hotel & Cabanas Tampa have officially brought the holiday cheer for the whole month of December! The main event “Winterland” will have a number of rotating events throughout December and a 12 drinks of Christmas pop-up bar. The event is FREE on weekdays with the exception of private events and family-friendly until 9PM. Winterland is 21+ after 9PM