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Monthly Archives : May, 2012

Amicalola Falls

At the Georgia end of the Appalachian Trail, there’s a short hiking path to Amicalola Falls. Reaching 729 feet high, Amicalola Falls is the highest waterfall in the state. The hike was short but strenuous as the path wound uphill. As our group of 5 climbed higher, we were rewarded with views of the northern Georgia mountains. [...]

Georgia Wine Tasting

I can’t help but share every single detail from my Georgia trip because in it’s sweet simplicity, it was the perfect vacation. What was easily my favorite part of our weekend? Wine tasting! Our first stop: Cavender Creek Vineyards… Cavender Creek Vineyards is a north Georgia “grape farm” with the nicest proprietors you’ll ever meet. [...]

Dahlonega, GA

{Dahlonega Gold Museum Historic Site} Dahlonega is a small city in Lumpkin County in the north end of Georgia. This town of just over 5,000 people is adorable. I loved the buildings, many featured balconies for dining and front porches for relaxing. The area around the town square was cozy, quaint, and filled with Southern [...]

World of Coca-Cola

If you have any free time in Atlanta, swing by the Coca-Cola Museum. Across from the Georgia Aquarium and around the corner from Centennial Olympic Park, the World of Coca-Cola celebrates the past, present, and future of the famous soda. Jared and I entered the World of Coca-Cola on a Friday afternoon and were surrounded [...]

What I Wore: Georgia

When: Friday, May 18th Where: Coca Cola Museum What: Green t-shirt (GAP), blue shorts (J. Crew), boat shoes (Sperry), pink bag (Marc by Marc Jacobs), sunglasses (Marc by Marc Jacobs) When: Saturday, May 19th Where: Wedding at Montaluce Winery What: Strapless dress (J. Crew), nude pumps (J. Crew), pearl statement necklace (J. Crew outlet), green [...]

Wedding at Montaluce Winery

Jared and I spent the weekend in Georgia to celebrate a good friend’s wedding. Though we were down South, when we arrived at the wedding venue, it felt like we were pulling up to a Tuscan villa. Montaluce Winery and Estates has over 19 acres of vineyards. They grow top notch grapes including Cabernet Sauvignon, [...]

100 Days/100 Workouts: Days 11-15 and Days 16-20

Day 11: 50 pushups/50 crunches Day 12: 100 crunches on stability ball/50 pushups Day 13: 35 minute walk on the treadmill at level 8 incline Day 14: 1 hour walk with the dog/22 minute run on the treadmill Day 15: 150 crunches on stability ball/50 pushups (On Day 14, I began experiencing pain on the [...]

Centennial Olympic Park

I was lucky enough to visit Atlana in 1996 for the Olympic Games. My parents were able to get tickets to a variety of sporting events including men’s field hockey, women’s field hockey, baseball, equestrian dressage, men’s gymnastics, and women’s gymnastics. When we weren’t cheering for the athletes, my family and I enjoyed touring Atlanta [...]

SoWa Blogger Meetup

Can you believe that it took a Miami blogger to bring 4 Boston bloggers together for a Sunday morning blogger meetup?!? Elizabeth was visiting for the weekend and suggested a get together. Elizabeth is a fellow BC grad! Hopefully she’ll be able to move back to Boston sometime soon. It was so much fun spending the morning with [...]

What I Wore: Red and Blue

What I Wore… Red and Blue When: Thursday, May 17th Where: Errands around Boston What: Royal blue striped shirt (J. Crew outlet), cropped toothpick jeans (J. Crew outlet), khaki swing coat (J. Crew outlet), red scarf (J. Crew), red patent leather flats (Banana Republic), bangle braclets (Alex and Ani), red earrings (Kiel James Patrick)