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Quick Trip to Chicago

June 4, 2015 duchessoffork 1

Jason and I just returned from a quick and very chilly trip to Chicago. My great friends at Dr. Smith’s had me as their guest at the Best of Bump Club and Beyond event at the Swissotel in downtown Chicago. Jason joined me and we made a long weekend out of it. I had the …

Disney Cruise Highlights

March 30, 2015 duchessoffork 2

We’re back! After a whirlwind week at the Magic Kingdom and on board the Disney Dream, we’re back on solid land. Our trip was lots of fun, but pretty exhausting with two little ones. I plan on sharing plenty of details and dos and don’ts soon, but for now I …

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 …