Living in Paradise


Hi Beach Bunnies, It’s hard to believe that Spring Break is just around the corner. We could probably all agree that there’s nothing better than a warm weather spring break getaway with your best buds, exploring a new tropical island or beach town anywhere south of the border. I’ve had some pretty memorable adventures, driving […]

Sail into 2017 with Sperry

One of my 2017 New Year’s goals is to learn to sail. Sailing has been a long-time fascination of mine ever since I went on a week-long sailing adventure in the Bahamas when I was in college as part of a photojournalism class I was taking. The trip was part pleasure (lots of great photo […]

Tis the Season to Rescue a Fur Friend!

Last week while reflecting on my blessings over Thanksgiving dinner, my thoughts went straight to my fur babes; Bindi, Kona, Luna, and Apollo. While they were all nice and cozy back home down in the Sunshine State, I was celebrating the holiday with my family in New Jersey. Since Matt and I don’t have any […]

SoFlo to SoCal

This weekend Matt & I will be traveling to San Diego to visit some of his family. We have¬†a direct flight from Ft. Lauderdale so I’m pretty happy about that ūüôā ¬†We were supposed to go last month but Hurricane Matthew rearranged our travel plans a bit. I always look forward to the opportunity to […]

Devil’s Den

Since it’s Halloween, I thought this would be an appropriate post. If you’re living in (or visiting) the Central Florida area, there’s a pretty cool spot I highly recommend checking out if you are an outdoors fan like me. It’s called Devil’s Den Spring and it’s about an hour and 45 minute drive from Orlando […]

Caribbean Jack’s Restaurant & Bar

Eating outside is one of my favorite pleasures in life. I adore being outdoors in general, so if it’s a nice day out and I’m going to a restaurant, my eyes light up immediately if I see they have a patio dining area. One recent summer evening in particular, Matt and I were driving down […]

Clean Up Crew

It’s kind of ironic as I write this post because I started the draft a few days ago and now that we Floridians are just past the threat of Hurricane Matthew, it seems more than appropriate to talk about. Luckily, most of Florida dodged a pretty big bullet as the destruction from this powerful storm […]

The Conch House

My husband and I decided to visit St. Augustine, FL, one of the most beautiful cities in the state, and notoriously the oldest city in the nation,¬†to scope out sites for our legal ceremony, which we needed to do after getting back from Mexico (they don’t make it super easy to legally wed in Mexico). […]

Swampy’s Bar & Grille

One hot, muggy, Florida summer day in July, my girlfriend and I wanted to check¬†out a place we’d read about called Rainbow Springs¬†in the town of¬†Dunnellon. Driving about an hour north of Orlando, we decided to stop for lunch first because a good ole’ afternoon thunderstorm had made its way into the area, so we […]

Oooh, Mexico!

“Oooh, Mexico It sounds so sweet With the sun sinkin’ low The moon’s so bright Likes to light up the night Make everything alright.” – Jimmy Buffett 1 month ago I traveled to Los Cabos, Mexico to marry the love of my life! I’ve been to Mexico once before to Cancun, which is on the […]

Wilson Grand Adventures

Traveling Full-time in our renovated RV

Recipe in a Bottle

Connecting to Friends, Old and New, Through Recipes, Gardens, and Dinner Parties

Kind Food, Kind You

Kindness and tolerance toward all people, all creatures and the environment. Appreciating differences. Ways of eating that promote the saving of animals and health for ourselves.

Maryland Housewife

Working harder at home than I ever did at work


Hope in the goodness of Humanity.