Twelve Eighty – Inspired Dining

What inspires you? Is it Family? Faith? Food? Inspiration can be present itself in just about any form and is unique to the individual seeking its stimulation. As I write this post, I’m inspired by the memory of the night I gathered with members of the Atlanta Food Bloggers’ Society at Twelve Eighty – Inspired Dining for a menu tasting. Next to my laptop is my cell phone – through it,...

The Topper’s Rhum Experience

There was a time when I would daydream about life after raising my son and daughter and surviving the daily grind. I could see living in a small cottage on a white sandy beach in very close proximity to the hut where I would happily go every day to sell beach inspired tchotchkes and tropical drinks; not because I had to, but because I wanted to. Last week, at an...

A weekend with Bourbon Barrel-Aged Cabernet Sauvignon

I love weekends. When I walk into the office on Friday mornings, it’s with a little more pep because I know what lies ahead at the end of the workday. Let me introduce you to Friday Night, Saturday and Sunday – those are my peeps. When we get together it’s all about fun and relaxation. We’ll hang out for dinner, a movie, a night in with the family, a day...

4 Things to do in Atlanta to Celebrate National Wine Day

Today is a my kind of day. If you’re a wine lover, let’s band together and celebrate. If you’re in the Atlanta area, here is a quick list of things you might want to do: 1.  Visit Andretti Indoor Karting & Games for a ladies night or gathering with friends and family. They’re offering specials of their new wine collection, Villa Andretti. Choose from their specialty red and whites and,...