Author Archives: Queen Savage

I hitched my wagon to a star

Three years ago today, I sent the Southerner an email.  He was living in New Orleans and I lived in Atlanta.  I hadn’t seen him in eleven years but I knew I wanted to talk to him.  I never would … Continue reading

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My life list is getting shorter and shorter

Thanks to a well-timed Groupon, I saw Anthony Bourdain and Eric Ripert speak at the David Straz Center in Tampa last night.  I’ve been obsessed with No Reservations for years now.  For the 6 months that I lived in New … Continue reading

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Ringling Brothers Museum

I went back to Sarasota a few weekends ago and visited the Ringling Museum of Art.  I’ve been wanting to go there since we moved to St. Pete and it was well worth the wait.  If you ever get a … Continue reading

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Finding a unique engagement ring, Part II

Just in case you’ve forgotten the main points of Part I: the Southerner decided on an uncut diamond and a mangrove-inspired setting for our engagement ring. Forgotten what a mangrove looks like? Let me refresh your memory… Okay, glad we’re … Continue reading

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Finding a unique engagement ring, Part I

Guest Post by the Southerner: The Venezuelan asked me to write a post detailing the process of creating a cool engagement ring that is meaningful to your relationship.  I hope this helps: If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already Googled … Continue reading

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I might have to take that comment back about not wanting a wedding registry. I need one of these ASAP.  Click on the photo for more info.

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I can still use my middle finger

Well, my year of freak medical maladies continues.  Last night while attempting to shove a cardboard box into the outdoor trash bin, I sprained my left thumb.  My thumb! On my left hand! The one I write with.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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Wedding planning

We  decided to get married in Montana.  We decided to only invite family and a very few handful of friends. More importantly, I decided to grow my bangs out.  These decisions took HOURS.  Hours of my life that I could’ve … Continue reading

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I think this picture about sums up last weekend’s Gasparilla festival in Tampa. The Southerner and I woke up at 7am last Saturday, put on our best pirate costumes, and boarded the Starlight cruise in St. Pete.  The Starlight is … Continue reading

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A few of my favorite things

I received several gifts for Christmas that I absolutely loved.  These gifts comprised items that I would put in the “I’ve never seen this before but it’s been missing my entire life” category.  Here are a few of them: 1. … Continue reading

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