Florida day 2!

Good morning!  I hope your weekend was great and your Monday is off to a good start! Fortunately, we are still enjoying the Florida sunshine.  We are off to go on a run then go rent bikes for the day! 


The rest of Sunday consisted of long walks.


Golf cart rides.


and board games.


Did I tell you our golf cart for the week is named Barbie? 🙂


Oh, and there was a lot of drone flying going on at the beach too!  Pictures to come later!


I love all the pretty trees here.

Isn’t this street so beautiful with the trees that create an arch?


Apparently, people actually get married here underneath these beautiful trees.


I love jackets with the thumb holes in them! 


Lunch was a salad and my leftover sweet potato!


More walking!

Spotted this cute cat.


And the beautiful ocean again.


So many beautiful views on the island.

Hummus and crackers and cucumbers for a snack.

How cute is this sign for wet clothing after being at the beach?


More snaps from my sister of the pups!! Love the updates! 

We went to dinner at the Pink Elephant and my husband ordered a jalapeno margarita and when it arrived we both died laughing because it was pink!!  I had to get a picture…. but it took quite a few takes. 

Okay, that will do.  🙂

For dinner I got the grilled swordfish with roasted brussels sprouts and asparagus.  It was heavenly!! 


Off to go for a run then bike around the island!  Have a great Monday!


  1. What was your favorite part of the weekend?  
  2. Do you like spicy drinks?
  3. Do you do any biking?


Dinner, friends, games = party!

Good morning guys!  I hope you are having a fantastic weekend!!  We have had such a great weekend already!!


On Friday night,my sister and her boyfriend helped host a dinner party at our house with 5 other friends.  We were laughing all night enjoying drinks and yummy food and had the best time.

We started the night with this black bean and corn dip serviced with chopped veggies and crackers.


Huge salad of mixed greens, craisins, and sugared pecans (toast with coconut oil, then mix with stevia) drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette.


Lots of sides… rolls, roasted broccoli, sauteed mushrooms (with balsamic and chili peppers) and roasted potatoes with parmasean cheese.

Our yummy spread.  My sister and her boyfriend made pork tenderloin two different ways.


Riley patiently waiting for the droppings 🙂


All the girlies!


And the boys!


After dinner, we played Cards Against Humanity… my sister and her boyfriend got it for us for Christmas.  If you haven’t played this game, well…let’s just say, it is very inappropriate (and funny) ;).


Girls again!


Otis wanted to play too.


Aunt Tay, I’m bored.


We were constantly laughing during this entire game… way too much fun!

Happy Birthday, Chris!

Me and my sweet sis.


My sister, her boyfriend, and their dog, Otis dancing!  Too cute.

While our guests were over, we went on our rooftop deck to take fly the drone and take a group picture!

Take 1

Take 2


Take 3



Take 4


It was late and dark and so windy so it was really hard to get a good picture with the drone, but hey, we tried! 🙂

Off to enjoy my weekend and I hope you do the same!!


1. Did you do anything fun on Friday or Saturday?

2. What meal do you like cooking for company?

3. Have you ever played Cards Against Humanity (or Apples to Apples, the PG version)?



Happy New Years Eve!

It’s Thursday!! Woo!! Definitely feels like a Friday to me with no work tomorrow!  I like it!  


Let’s get to it!  More fun from Nashville because I just can’t get over how much fun we had and I like to pretend I am still there just hanging with the fam 🙂  I promise I will post present day pictures in the near future 😉

My husband sent me this picture that he took from his new drone the other day… okay now I think the thing is pretty cool 🙂


So my dad just renovated his house this year and it is gorgeous.  His house has a large finished basement that was not really being used a lot.  Well, that has changed.  He separated the basement a bit and created a makeshift hockey rink for my little brother (he is obsessed with all things hockey) so needless to say, there were a lot of hockey games played over the last week! SO many laughs and good times!! 

Riley and I like to spectate 😉  He gets bored easily.

We also got in a few games of pool… let’s just say, Jon and I need to work on our pool skills 🙂

I even got a few workouts in on my dad’s elliptical machine… with my body guard by my side at all times 🙂

Yeah…. don’t think that calorie count is quite accurate… 


My little brother wanted to show me that he could do it too. So strong! 

Another yummy smoothie made by my dad (spinach, orange juice, frozen berries, banana, and pineapple) and chopped pineapple and melon!

Riley waiting for me to drop some crumbs for him 😉



He just couldn’t hang.

Sweaty spikey hair after a lot of dancing.  Fun fact: my brother knows the whole “whip nae nae” dance and is amazing at it.  He gave us all lessons.  I am still lost.  


We all needed a nap after the dance lesson 🙂


Tuesday my mom took us out to lunch at Taco Mamacita and it was soo yummy!  We split and appetizer platter first then all had small entrees (So good!).  Forgot to take pictures, but give this place a try if you are in the Nashville area.  

Saying goodbye to my sweet Rayray. 


Can’t you just move to Dallas? 😉


Okay, I think that actually wraps up my time in Nashville.  Until next time…

Have a very fun and safe new year’s eve and a very happy new year!!  I will see you all in 2016!! 


  1. Do you workout on vacation/during the holidays?
  2. Are you good at pool?  
  3. What are your plans tonight?!?

Weekend Recap 12.28.15 Part 1

Hey guys!! Happy Monday to you all!  I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend!  Fortunately, we are still on vacation so we don’t have to go to work today.  Here are some pictures from our Friday and Saturday.  I’ll be back tomorrow with a recap from the rest of our weekend since I took an insane amount of pictures!


Opening presents with kids is the best!!


Super excited about his new star wars backpack! 

Two boys just hanging.

Late Friday morning we went out to fly the drone. 

The drone flying high in the sky.

Coming in for a landing.

My little brother directing the drone landing 🙂

Safe landing.


Saturday afternoon, we took a walk in a nearby park.  


Can you spy the turtle in the first picture?

Riley trying to get in the water…

Then we came upon this site… and were curious what everyone was taking a picture of.


A bald eagle!  A very rare sighting.  

The park ranger set up binoculars so everyone could see the bald eagle up close!  So neat!

Two men and a dog.

Three men and a dog.

Me and my cute siblings!


This funny picture my brother sent me on December 26th.


We are off to go do some quick shopping and enjoy the rest of our time with my family.  I will see you tomorrow for the 2nd half of our weekend!


  1. What did you do this weekend?
  2. Have you ever see a bald eagle?
  3. Do you have any siblings?