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An Afternoon at Rosemary Beach

June 19, 2014 duchessoffork 0

Nestled on the eastern stretch of Scenic Route 30A is the most breathtaking little town of Rosemary Beach. It sits right on the Gulf of Mexico in between Destin and Panama City Beach. I grew up exploring all of the idyllic beach towns on 30A, but Rosemary has recently stolen …

First Family Trip to Big Kahuna’s

June 10, 2014 duchessoffork 1

We did it! This weekend we bathed the kids in SPF, shimmied them into their swim suits, and took them to Big Kahuna’s Water Park. Growing up, I basically lived at Big Kahuna’s during the summer. My mom even worked at the front office for a couple seasons. I’ …

Destin Summer Bucket List

May 30, 2014 duchessoffork 3

Whether you’re visiting Destin this summer or are lucky enough to call this place home, you’ve got to check out this Summer Bucket List. I asked my local friends their favorite things to do in Destin in the summer months and came up with 20 fun ideas. It’s c …

Destin Commons- Fun for Moms and Kids

May 21, 2014 duchessoffork 3

Destin Commons is a wonderful outdoor shopping and lifestyle center in, you guessed it, Destin! The mall features stores like White House, Black Market, Williams Sonoma, Sephora, Bath & Body Works and more. There are also some great restaurants such as Zoe’s Kitchen …

Anniversary Weekend in Key West

April 9, 2014 duchessoffork 4

We had an absolute blast in Key West! It was sunny every day with highs in the low 80s and lows in the 70s. Talk about perfect weather! Our hotel was unbelievable. We stayed at the Casa Marina and I can’t recommend it enough. It’s a Waldorf Astoria brand hotel, so …

Playing Dress Up at Barefoot Princess

February 28, 2014 duchessoffork 0

Barefoot Princess is the most adorable Lilly Pulitzer shop in the heart of Sandestin. My friend Jessica invited me out to the store to play dress up while they snapped some pictures for their website and Facebook pages. A kid-free evening of Lilly clothes, wine, and cheese? S …

Celebrating Dr. Smith’s in Chicago

September 16, 2013 duchessoffork 5

This past weekend I had the honor of being a part of Dr. Smith’s nationwide launch celebration in Chicago! Dr. Smith’s is now available at Walgreens nationwide. To celebrate this momentous milestone, the team threw a fabulous bash at RPM Italian and Erin (Blue Eye …

Painting Fun at Abrakadoodle

January 4, 2013 duchessoffork 1

Right before Christmas I helped host a ladies holiday painting party at Abrakadoodle. Abrakadoodle specializes in art classes for kids, but they also offer painting classes for adults. Erin (owner of Abrakadoodle) and I had been wanting to team up for a while, so we decided t …

Highlights from NYC 2012

November 26, 2012 duchessoffork 3

We came, we ate, we conquered. The Duke and I had a wonderful few days away in NYC. I’ve already mentioned that it’s one of our favorite cities to visit. We had no agenda, and it was so nice to do things at our own pace. The trip can be summed up in tree words: &h …

The Duchess Does Dallas

September 4, 2012 duchessoffork 5

We came, we saw, and the Tide conquered. The Duke and I had a wonderful long weekend away in Dallas. Our trip began Friday, but not before I dropped Julia off at her first day of Mom’s Day Out. She’s going once a week at a local church. She had a great report from …