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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 …

Marlin Grill

April 18, 2012 duchessoffork 4

The Duke and I (as chaperoned by Julia) enjoyed a lovely date night at Marlin Grill a couple Fridays ago. Marlin is located at the Village of Baytowne Wharf in the Sandestin Resort. source The setting is quite lovely, as the restaurant overlooks the open lawn at Baytowne. On …

Tacos Y’all

April 12, 2012 duchessoffork 3

I’ve decided to start sharing more of my favorite local spots with y’all. I had so much fun putting together the post of my Emerald Coast favorites and it got a lot of interest! Since Julia, the Duke and I get out a lot anyway, I figured I’d share my new fin …

My Emerald Coast Favorites

April 5, 2012 duchessoffork 18

I absolutely love living on Northwest Florida’s Gulf Coast. It just doesn’t get an better than living in paradise! I’ve lived in Destin my entire life, so I think I’m pretty well versed in what this area has to offer. source If you’re planning a …

How to Have a Fabulous Time in NYC

January 26, 2012 duchessoffork 5

If you want to have a wonderful baby and husband-free weekend away from home, follow my tips. Kiss your baby girl approximately 300 times before saying goodbye at the airport (shedding a few tears is fine, too). Stay with two of your greatest friends in their cute apartment i …