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The Blue Goat

My husband and I have a rule about restaurants – if it has a descriptive animal reference in the name AND has a seasonal, farm-to-table concept, then it MUST be a good  place to eat! This rule came into effect after discovering The Ravenous Pig, which in my humble opinion, is the best place to… [Continue Reading]

The Blue Goat

Invisalign Teen: Orthodontist Alternatives to Braces

Gabi, my 16 year old, needed braces.  She has a very small mouth so our journey from dentist, to oral surgeon and eventually an orthodontist began in second grade.  She had 7 teeth pulled – the Tooth Fairy may have went broke that night – and then the process began.  It was long and many… [Continue Reading]


Crock Pot Chicken Curry

After making chicken curry while at Le Cordon Bleu for The Hundred Foot Journey event I attended, I have really been wanting to try to make a crock pot chicken curry.  This week was the week and we now have a new family favorite. Crock Pot Chicken Curry Print Crock Pot Chicken Curry Ingredients 4… [Continue Reading]

Crock Pot Chicken Curry

Tony Brent: Orlando Actor, Magician & Anti-Bullying Advocate

Just over a month ago I spent some time with Tony Brent, the star and producer of Orlando’s number one dinner show.  Tony has made the Outta Control Dinner Show, located at WonderWorks on International Drive, home to his typically sold out weekly performances.  Tony was very kind in spending some time with me giving… [Continue Reading]


A Cop and Some Cuffs: My Story

In 2001, I left my job as a corrections officer and moved from Florida to Madison AL, just a few miles from Huntsville.  It was my birthday that weekend, so to the club I went.  Closing time came and I had two choices.  I could take a cab, or I could drive myself.  I had… [Continue Reading]