Down South

by jenna on April 2, 2010

Hey y’alllllll, I’m reporting live from the South!

Savannah is lovely and I’m thoroughly enjoying soaking up some family time with my parents. Here’s a photographic tour of my day for you to enjoy—












And tonight, we are going to a fish fry! :)
I was soooooooo thankful to be able to sleep in till 10:30 this morning (of course it felt like 7:30!) and then ate some quick yogurt and granola before showering and heading out with my parents. Above you saw a photo of the most amazing corn chowder with crab that I had for lunch and ricotta fig gelato….perfect on this hot sunny afternoon.
I’m off to catch up on some emails and then get ready for this evening. See you later!
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{ 51 comments… read them below or add one }

Kelly April 2, 2010 at 1:21 pm

Looks like an amazing (and warm) time! How is the new book you started on the plane? Thinking about reading it!


Beth (Blessed and Inspired) April 2, 2010 at 1:22 pm

So idyllic! Enjoy warmth xo


Heather (Heather's Dish) April 2, 2010 at 1:22 pm

stunning. the South is one of the most gorgeous places on earth, i’m convinced! your photos are gorgeous (as are you)! hope the rest of your evening is amazing Jenna! :)


Sarah (Running to Slow Things Down) April 2, 2010 at 1:25 pm

I’ve never spent much time “down South,” but your pics make me want to. Gorgeous! πŸ˜€


Babycakes April 2, 2010 at 1:39 pm

welcome back to the east coast! You look beautiful :)


Christie {Honoring Health} April 2, 2010 at 1:40 pm

Looks gorgeous and I love that dress! Have fun with your parents!


Kelly April 2, 2010 at 1:46 pm

You have the most beautiful dresses! Where do you get them from?? :)

Enjoy your time at home!


Heather @ Side of Sneakers April 2, 2010 at 1:46 pm

Just beautiful!!


Diana April 2, 2010 at 1:49 pm

Aw, glad you’re having a good time :)


Angharad April 2, 2010 at 1:52 pm

Ohh man, you just made me reminisce about my time in savannah a whole lot! What a beautiful place it is! Can’t wait for more photos!


Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman April 2, 2010 at 1:52 pm

I so want to visit Savannah. I’ve heard it’s beautiful. Enjoy the time home with your family.


Freya @ Brit Chick Runs April 2, 2010 at 1:53 pm

I was just about to ask what that creamy soup thing was – it looks delicious! You’re so good at photography :)
Have a great time!


Sarah April 2, 2010 at 1:53 pm

Ricotta fig gelato?! That sounds divine:).


Jess @ MTL Veggie April 2, 2010 at 1:59 pm

Mmm that gelato looks so good and refreshing! Your pictures are gorgeous- hope you’re having a great time with your family :)


Jessica @ How Sweet It Is April 2, 2010 at 2:00 pm

Beautiful southern sights! :)


Heather @ Health, Happiness, and Hope April 2, 2010 at 2:03 pm

Looks GORGEOUS Jenna! I’m so glad you’re enjoying yourself and getting in some much deserved relaxation! :)


jen trinque April 2, 2010 at 2:09 pm

So beautiful! I bet you feel great being back in the south.


holly the healthy everythingtarian April 2, 2010 at 2:12 pm

alright…i must know: where did you get that dress?!?! adorable!


jenna April 2, 2010 at 2:24 pm


aw thank you! I got that dress from anthropologie back in 2006.


grace April 2, 2010 at 2:13 pm

sounds like a lovely day!


Kelly @ Healthy Living With Kelly April 2, 2010 at 2:38 pm

You are such a gorgeous southern belle!


Laura @ Backstage Pass to Health & Happiness April 2, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Love the photos!

The one of the Girl Scouts especially made me smile, my sister once went on the ‘pilgrimage’ trip to Savannah to see the historical Juliet Gordon Low / Girl Scout sites. She had a great time!

Have a fantastic weekend!


Anne P April 2, 2010 at 2:40 pm

Beautiful photos my dear! They were rather Anne P-esque (aka artsy) πŸ˜‰ xoxo wish I could have come down to play!


kalli@fitandfortysomething April 2, 2010 at 2:42 pm

gosh how wonderful…..your parents just moved here right? from florida? is this your first trip there to see their new place?


eatmovelove April 2, 2010 at 2:43 pm

God it’s so picturesque….so beautiful. The dress, the scenery, the ice cream….


steph April 2, 2010 at 2:48 pm

haha i have that purse, i love it. love your dress also. savannah looks beautiful- i always loves the pictures of houses i see there


Stacey April 2, 2010 at 2:53 pm

Great pictures, glad your getting time to relax.


Ann @ Appalachian Appetites April 2, 2010 at 2:59 pm

You look gorgeous as always! I need some new spring dresses! Bring on the warm weather!


Bela April 2, 2010 at 3:00 pm

Great pics and that soup looks so delicious! Enjoy your time there!


Candice April 2, 2010 at 3:04 pm

I totally want to visit Savannah – the pictures look so quaint and pretty!


Sarah W. April 2, 2010 at 3:07 pm

I was just in Savannah!!!

My girlfriend owns a Consignment shop there on Broughton – its at the end next to Marc Jacobs & the Pawn shop.

loved Lady & Sons – sunday buffet was soooooooooo goooooooood.

sweet melissa pizza is amazing – at least I think thats the name, it has “sweet” in it – they put herbs on the bottom of their crust – genius!

wet willies is worth a trip too!!!



Britt @ Runnerbelle April 2, 2010 at 3:12 pm

Love Savannah! Looks like it is beautiful there right now! Enjoy!!


Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg April 2, 2010 at 3:16 pm

Sigh…I love Savannah. Such a romantic city. Have fun at the fish fry!


Sarah @ THE FOODIE DIARIES April 2, 2010 at 3:17 pm

i loooove stuffing figs with ricotta–so ricotta fig gelato? i die.


Jaime April 2, 2010 at 3:22 pm

I have been reading your blog for a while – I love it! These photos are gorgeous :)


Carrie (Love Healthy Living) April 2, 2010 at 3:22 pm

Pretty brown dress. Enjoy your trip!


Jenny April 2, 2010 at 3:24 pm

Mmm – ricotta fig gelato!! Wow!


Chelsea (Chelsea's Chew and Run Fun) April 2, 2010 at 3:27 pm

Lady, those photos are GORGEOUS! So is that dress you’re modeling. Where oh where do you find all of your cute clothes?

Have a wonderful time visiting the folks in their new town. Looks quaint and lovely. My Georgian friend has told me many delightful things about Savannah.


Evan Thomas April 2, 2010 at 3:47 pm

whatever’s in that ice cream cup, I want it πŸ˜€


eatdrinkandbemerrynyc April 2, 2010 at 4:05 pm

GORGEOUS pictures as always. I just ‘read’ your blog just for the pictures! But i love the words too much to do that πŸ˜‰


Cole April 2, 2010 at 4:08 pm

Beautiful photos! And welcome back to the south!


Amanda April 2, 2010 at 4:28 pm

Woooooo for fish fry!!! Bring it on indeed!


Jessica @ The Process of Healing April 2, 2010 at 5:12 pm

Ricotta fig gelato?! Um YUM!!!! And the chowder looks amazing as well! So jealous of Savannah, I love love love that city. It is absolutely gorgeous! Have fun at the fish fry and welcome back to the South!


Andrea April 2, 2010 at 5:28 pm

Savannah looks like a picture perfect place for your family to live. Glad you’re enjoying yourself! Have fun at the fish fry!!


Tara April 2, 2010 at 6:12 pm

Looks beautiful!! I love your dress!


Ariffa April 2, 2010 at 6:14 pm

pretty dress =) Have a good time! xx


diana@mymarblerye April 2, 2010 at 8:25 pm

you should think about having a book published of JUST pictures…I mean…after you’re done selling millions of your first one. :)


Caroline April 3, 2010 at 6:39 am

I’m so jealous! I adore Charleston. Wish it weren’t 6 hours away!


Macrae April 5, 2010 at 8:01 pm

Glad you went to the Green Meldrim House! My dad was rector of St. John’s Episcoal and that was our parish hall…it’s lovely πŸ˜‰


Faith @ LovelyasCharged April 6, 2010 at 5:22 am

I love Georgia – Savannah is gorgeous, and Atlanta is wonderful too. Enjoy the rest of your time there!


Ingrid April 7, 2010 at 9:58 am

uuuummmmm, i was in savannah this weekend with my hubby (who JUST returned from Afghanistan on friday night) and our 2 year old son… and i think i saw you taking pictures by that telephone booth by the sixpence pub! how crazy. it was GORGEOUS there this weekend! i still think i like charleston better though.


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