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10 Girlfriend Getaways

We all know adult life gets busy but one thing that makes me ecstatic is spending time with my closest girls. The whole process of planning a trip is exciting and then all that anticipation leading up to it. I just love it.

The bestie and I recently took a long weekend trip to Cocoa Beach where we just relaxed and spent time catching up. While we were lounging on the beach, we started chatting about doing a couples trip to Europe where we would explore a few countries and then take a cruise through the Greek Islands. This is a dream trip for the both of us and something we hope to make happen when finances and the time is right.

Until then, long weekend getaways and smaller trips are still in the cards so I was researching some destinations that would be fun to visit with your best friend or even a group of girls - whether it may be to relax & unwind, explore the food scene, or take in some good old nature.

San Juan, PR


Savannah, GA

Nassau, Bahamas 

Sonoma Wine Country, CA

Treasure Island, FL

Bonus Road Trip to Tampa: 
Tampa is only a short drive away from Treasure Island so if you happen to visit in late January hop over to check out their annual Gasparilla Pirate Festival. This is one of my favorite street festivals in Florida and Tampa goes above and beyond to put on a fun show.


Charleston, SC

New Orleans, LA

New York City


San Francisco, CA

I'd love to hear your recommendations for fun/relaxing girl friend getaways!

I can't end this post without saying:

Happy birthday Kate!
2016 is going to be an extra EXCITING year for you and I'm looking forward to celebrating your birthday when I return from my trip this weekend! xo

Taste of Tuesday: Savannah's Southern Cooking - Restaurant Reviews

As most of you know, I was in Savannah over the weekend to celebrate my birthday and one thing that stood out was the food. Everything we tried was just amazing! I seriously can't believe I've been missing out on this type of food for my entire life. Obviously growing up in the Caribbean I wasn't exposed to southern cooking but the food in Florida just does not compare to Georgia, well Savannah specifically.

Cute restaurant on the riverfront with the best Shrimp & Grits I've ever tasted!

The Olde Pink House

This was my favorite restaurant out of the bunch and is a must for anyone visiting Savannah. Reservations are needed because it's very popular so that means the food has to be good. We loved everything we ordered.

~ Goat Cheese Stuffed Artichoke Fritters with Red Pepper & Honey Mustard Sauces 

~ Crab Stuffed Grouper, White Wine Lemon Sauce, Grits and Asparagus
~ Jumbo Sea Scallops with Herb Butter, Mashed Potatoes & Mixed-up Sugar Snaps

The Pink Lady
And if it happens to be  your birthday, you get this complimentary dessert.

Vic's on the River

~ Oysters Rockefeller
~ Shrimp & Grits
~ Buttermilk Fried Chicken

Tubby's Seafood Riverfront
Fried Green Tomatoes
The Fried Green Tomatoes were amazing!

Joining Ashley and Jessica for Taste of Tuesday.

Birthday Weekend Celebrations in Savannah

What an amazing weekend! I'm so in love with the city of Savannah, GA now. So much history and beautiful sites to see. And I can't even begin to rave about the food. Just WOW!

K and I left home on Friday morning for a 4 hour road trip to celebrate my 30th in a place new to both of us. 

We checked into our hotel and went to check out Savannah's Riverfront shops and restaurants/bars. Later that night we went to The Olde Pink House for my birthday dinner. This restaurant is a MUST if you're in Savannah. 

Since it was Friday the 13th we booked a Ghost pub crawl after dinner to learn about some of the haunted buildings and history of the city.

Saturday was packed full with site-seeing. We took a ferry on the river over to Hutchinson Island and then a trolley tour around Historic Savannah - the graveyards, beautiful homes from the 1700s, Christmas trees, historic architecture and monuments. Do I sound old now? LOL  I've never been a history buff but this place is just enchanting!

Saturday night we had dinner on the riverfront and then met up with some friends we met on the pub crawl to unwind with some cocktails. 

Sunday was our last hurrah...We had to get one last taste of Southern food before hitting the road to head home to Florida.
Fried Green Tomatoes

Definitely a weekend/trip for the books and the best birthday EVER!

Joining Bella for her Weekend Recap linkup.

Happy Holidays pretties!