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Foodie Friday: Travel Edition 4!

Full disclosure, the food pics for this one won’t be featured in any food magazine any time soon. That’s actually part of the beauty of this place. I have been eating at Casey’s as far back as I can remember and it is still the hands-down best burger in my home town of Vero Beach, […]

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Foodie Friday: Yamada

There’s nothing quite like the smell of high quality, perfectly roasted coffee. Something about that sweet, slightly bitter aroma puts a smile on my face every time with the promise of its comforting warmth. That’s probably a big part of why most of the Foodie Friday places have been coffee places so far…but I digress. […]

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Foodie Friday: Coffee Casa

This is a quiet, cozy place to hole up with a book or laptop for a break from your usual routine. They open early, at 7AM, will have you covered from breakfast to lunch with tastey creations known around the island. There are lighter options, like my granola and fruit bowl pictured above, or comfort […]

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January Vendors at the Marine Gift Shop

We’re excited to announce that the following vendors will be hosting a pop-up at The Marine Gift Shop in January, stay tuned to Facebook and the Vendor’s pages for highlighted items while in the shop. Kyoko Art: January 16-18 Kyoko’s  paintings feature bright contrasting colors and precise animator’s lines. Each of her paintings reveals bright […]

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Foodie Friday: Bacon Bar

My Facebook feed started filling up with photos from this place about a month or so ago. I’d never heard of it and, after asking around, it seemed like no one else had either. Judging from the name and the pictures they were posting it had potential to be amazing so we took a break […]

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Foodie Friday: Season’s Greetings

I hope your season has been filled with delicious food, friends, family, and fun memories! Here’s to all of the wonderful things 2020 will bring to you and yours. I will be back next week with another foodie suggestion for you to add to your list of “must tries” this new year so come back […]

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Foodie Friday: Travel Edition 3!

Charlotte, North Carolina has become a foodie haven in the past couple of years. It seems that every time we visit our family, the restaurant options have exponentially increased especially in the South End area. By Saturday after Thanksgiving, we’d made it through all of the leftovers and we decided to venture out to try […]

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Foodie Friday: Nicoli Cafe

Smoothies and muffins and scones oh my! And cookies and coffee and other seasonal goodies that are sure to please your sweet tooth. I happened upon this cute pastry place on my way to my favorite cinnamon roll place (see the Brown post). I’m a sucker for sweets so I had to go inside. The […]

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Angel Tree at The Marine Gift Shop

Have you seen the Angel trees popping up around Okinawa?  The Marine Gift Shop was lucky enough to help our community while hosting this beautiful tree, and promote the philanthropy during this time of the year.  Help Oki https://www.helpoki.org is looking for the support of donors like you to give every little girl and boy […]

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