Texas · Travel

A Weekend Getaway in Houston Texas

A Weekend Getaway in Houston Texas First and foremost, Houston is HUGE! We only had two nights in the area. So in order to maximize all that we could see, we chose to stay one night in the heart of Uptown Houston and one night on the outskirts of Houston in the Clear Lakes area.… Continue reading A Weekend Getaway in Houston Texas

Dining Highlights · Florida · Food · Travel

Grace | Fine Dining in St. Pete Beach | A Restaurant Highlight

Grace A St. Pete Beach Restaurant Highlight I traveled to St. Pete Beach, Florida with my mom for her birthday. We had an incredible time at the local Inn on the Beach; read more about it here! During our time in St. Pete Beach, we enjoyed many local restaurants and bars; however, Grace has taken dining… Continue reading Grace | Fine Dining in St. Pete Beach | A Restaurant Highlight

Travel · virginia · Wine · Wineries

The Best Wineries in Virginia | An Ultimate Two Day Itinerary + Dining Highlights

The Best Wineries in Virginia  I'm not sure if people realize it or not, but there is actually a huge number of wineries in Virginia. There are a few scattered throughout the state; however, most of the wineries are located in Central Virginia, between Nellysford and Charlottesville. There is a popular stretch of road called… Continue reading The Best Wineries in Virginia | An Ultimate Two Day Itinerary + Dining Highlights

Food · Travel · virginia

Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

VA Beach Fine Dining Terrapin Restaurant Experiencing new, local restaurants is one of my absolute favorite parts of traveling, and Terrapin Restaurant in VA Beach did not disappoint! My mother and I were kindly hosted by Terrapin for a 3-course wine-paring dinner - and Terrapin's managing partner, Brian Williams, was an outstanding host! Terrapin Restaurant is a farm-to-table style, fine… Continue reading Terrapin Restaurant | Exquisite VA Beach Fine Dining

Food · Recipes

One Pan Healthy(er) Sriracha Chiken Fried Rice

I absolutely love fried rice, but I know its usually packed with SODIUM. I love to make my own fried rice from scratch and I feel much better about what is in it (and it is not as hard as it might seem). Start by cooking your rice. I use instant brown rice. I cook… Continue reading One Pan Healthy(er) Sriracha Chiken Fried Rice