Knoxville International Biscuit Festival 2013

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Yesterday we woke to grey skies and rain, but there wasn’t much that could dampen our spirits, because we had plans to meet up with Kara & Remington for our second time at Knoxville’s International Biscuit Festival!  BiscuitFest occurs alongside the regular Market Square Farmer’s Market, and biscuit festivities extend down into the Market St….

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Dinner at Royal Court

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Your surroundings get just a lil fancier in the Royal Court, which is located on Deck 3, right off of the main atrium of the ship. I started off with the Iced Lobster & Jumbo Shrimp – White and Green Asparagus, Micro Greens, and Lemon-Dill dressing with Horseradish Cream Matt had the Double Baked Spinach and…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Dinner at Enchanted Garden

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Throughout the rough day at sea, my dad spent most of the afternoon napping, and 5 of us were able to make it to dinner.  Matt’s mom was still feeling a little woozy, so she opted to sit out the dinner and stayed in the room resting. Several of us started with the Spinach and Raspberry…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Palo Brunch

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Our first morning on the ship, we awoke to find our little room rockin’ and a rollin’.  A quick peek outside told us everything that we needed to know.  The sky was dark with clouds, there were a few sprays of water on our window, and the water was extremely choppy.  It was a sea…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Animator’s Palate

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Our first rotational dinner was scheduled for Animator’s Palate.  This restaurant is found in all of the Disney ships, but the decor on the Dream and Fantasy versions are much different than the Magic and the Wonder.  Click here to view this restaurant on our Magic cruise last year! From the paint palate shapes on…

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Disney Fantasy Cruise | Western Caribbean | Enchanted Garden Lunch

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Soon after getting on the ship, our lil’ group decided it was time for some lunch!  There are usually a few places open for lunch on Embarkation Day, and the hours are listed in the Navigator (newsletter/calendar thing that you get each morning that tells you everything going on that day).  We headed down to…

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Thai Tanic Restaurant | Logan Circle | Washington, DC

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Our last evening in Washington DC, we realized that we had no idea what to eat for dinner.  After some chit chat, we realized that we both had a craving for Thai food.  A few Google searches later and we had decided on Thai Tanic, a little place in the nearby neighborhood of Logan Circle….

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Old Ebbitt Grill in Washington, DC

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After returning from a Liverpool FC game in Baltimore (more on that later) we stopped at our hotel to shower and then headed out to dinner at Old Ebbitt Grill.  Literally around the corner from the White House, this is a popular restaurant for locals and tourists alike. The building and entrance is gorgeous!

Ray’s Hellburger in Arlington, Virginia

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Matt and I recently took a long weekend to Washington, DC.   Our friends told us that we really needed to try out Ray’s Hellburger, which is situated just across the river in Arlington, VA. We spent a long hot (did I say HOT?) day walking around the city, taking photos of monuments and hitting several…

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