New Orleans Oyster Fest

So this weekend I’m heading down with the parental units to New Orleans for Oyster Fest. It is relatively new and one of their lesser known “fests”, but I’m excited about it.

I haven’t been to NOLA since Mardi Gras 2004 and let’s just say that trip was one that took me 9 years […]

Sangria compliments of The Columbia Restaurant


Last week, I went back to my hometown of Lakeland, Florida with my family for Sun N’ Fun. Previous to going to the fly-in, we stayed in Tampa and went out to Clearwater Beach to have dinner at The Columbia Restaurant. Not only do they have super-awesome food, they have a super-awesome gift shop, where […]

Blog Downtime

I must apologize for my lack of posts as of late, but my grandmother passed away Monday, March 15. Since I live in her house, I played host to my uncle all week, did “family” business and had more people in this house than I’ve ever seen in my 31 years.

In honor of Grannie […]

The 2008 Great Miller Lite Chili Cook-Off


My dad and i went out to Stone Mountain to go to the 29th Annual Miller Lite Chili Cook-Off this past Saturday. And it was AWESOME!! First off, I’ve never been to a cook-off and secondly, it was the most redneck thing i’ve done in awhile. Man, i love reconnecting with my southern roots!

My […]

Memphis, TN – the land of BBQ

So while in Memphis, my friend Jenn and I hit up a couple of the more famous bbq places there, Corky’s and Central. Friday lunch was Corkys.

Corky’s Bar BQ 5259 Poplar Ave Memphis, TN 38119 (901) 685-9744

First out came these great rolls with honey butter. Then the entree! I had the pulled […]

Lots of pictures tomorrow!

I went to Memphis, TN this past weekend and had lots of good bbq! I took tons of pictures and will be posting them tomorrow! I’m still recovering today and too lazy to even worry about it.

I did do some shopping too though – 3 words. William-Sonoma Outlet. I bought Calphalon Infused-Anodized 5-Qt. Deep […]