Monday, August 8, 2011

Braided Baskets

Love these braided baskets from Colonial Mills available on One Kings Lane today.  The problem would be picking which color!



Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Off to Wine Country

I'm off for a little vaca this week in wine country.  So very excited!  Back next week.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Farm to Table

Last week I finally got to try Empire State South.  The restaurant issue of The Atlantan magazine claimed it to be the 'Best Restaurant,' so when a friend let me pick the restaurant for our dinner out, I jumped at the chance to go.


image via The Daily Beast

I just loved the interior design, and the bocce ball court outside - and the food was amazing!!  We started out with the In Jars - which were small canning jars filled with spreads.  My favorites of these were the pimento cheese with bacon marmalade and the boiled peanut hummus, which you can find a recipe for here.




Next we had the Soft Poached Farm Egg - so delicious I wanted to lick the bowl.  For entrees, I had a grouper special, and my friend had the Plow Point Farms Chicken Roulade - both of which were divine.

It was definitely the best meal I've had in a while.  I can't wait to find a reason to go back!

Friday, July 29, 2011

My Kind of Pool House!

Forget pool house - I could certainly live here full-time...













I hope you all have a nice relaxing weekend!!

Thursday, July 28, 2011

A Little Surprise

One little thing I forgot to share about our trip.  My sister lives in the tiniest of railroad towns in Indiana.  There's not much there - even their grocery store has closed.  What IS there is the cutest coffee shop, and boy is their coffee good!  And how cute is that decor?  I love the tin roof, wall of windows, and chandelier!


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