Review of Taste of Atlanta 2011

The highlight of our weekend was meeting Aarón Sanchez. Period!

I hope you all enjoyed your weekend. We had a ball eating some of the best food the south has to offer. Now, y’all know by now that a belle loves food, sweets and fun! Tamika and I had been longing to go to the Taste of Atlanta (TOA), so we were excited to attend the festival on both Saturday and Sunday.

The highlight of Saturday was meeting Chef Aarón Sanchez of Food Network. If you are a Food Network head as we are, then you know he’s a food rock star! I spotted him in the crowd and told Tamika (who did not believe me).

Aarón was so sweet and personable; he took a few pictures with us after Tamika politely asked him. If a belle hasn’t felt like a rock star before, she sure did after meeting Sanchez! If you still don’t know who he is then now is your time to Google! With our free TOA iPod/iPhone app and 15 taste coupons (tickets) each we were destined for good eats.

Baton Bob at Taste of Atlanta 2011

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Tête-à-tête Thursdays: Plush Creations

Jay Z, Ashanti, Avon, and Carol’s Daughter all have one thing in common: Plush Creations. Ever went on vacay and threw your unmentionables and fine jewelry in ziplock bags? Well, look no further! I had the pleasure of interviewing Denise McMillan, owner/designer of Plush Creations.

Plush Creations is a U.S. based company that specializes in travel accessories that are too “pretty to pack.” Any item can be customized to your purty heart’s desires. The ArtBelles squealed with delight as we oohed and awed over the beautiful products Plush carries.

Marc’s Pop Lingerie Bag $95

The boutique business was created out of McMillan’s desire for travel and fabrics, and us girls who love beautiful things get to indulge in that desire. Plush Creations designs dreadfully beautiful lingerie bags, jewelry bags, shoe bags and other travel luxuries that have a unique flair. Designer fabrics include Marc Jacobs, Badgley Mischka and more.

Go on, you know you want to read the interview.

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