Out and about in Nashville

What a beautiful day in Nashville!! When I woke up this morning, it was 66 degrees – amazing on a July day in the South!

Anthony does some contract work for the military, which he was doing today, so he had to be up and out the door by 6 am this morning. I got to sleep a couple more hours and woke up at 8:00 – we were staying right across the street from Centennial park, which is a beautiful place to walk/jog – so I threw on some clothes, grabbed a cup of coffee and went for an hour walk around the park.

Centennial Park is the home of the Parthenon, from 1897…

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It was such a beautiful park….

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I so enjoyed walking for an hour by myself…just people watching. It was so relaxing.

After my walk, I headed back to the hotel and had a quick, pre-breakfast snack.

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After a quick shower, my friend Michael picked me up at the hotel and we went to Fido for a delicious breakfast/brunch. I chose the Euro eggs, basically Eggs Benedict with hash browns and fruit- it was so delicious, I finished my whole plate!

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After our breakfast, we sat outside and enjoyed our coffee while people-watching and chatting – we were in such a cool area with neat little shops. We also walked around another great shopping area and found…..

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I loved Whole Foods, we had so much fun!! I got a couple of Amazing Grass packets to sample….and we mostly just browsed around. I had a yummy carrot/apple/ginger juice while we walked….

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We spent a little time at Macy’s – I am such a horrible shopper – I left empty-handed- I need a personal shopper or something!!

And, then hit up Trader Joe’s – I stocked up on almond butter, preserves, a couple of different sauces, some new cereals (thanks for the suggestions), and some fun things for my friend Tammye!

Looking forward to a fun dinner at Michael’s, some frozen drinks, and maybe some board games. Have a great Saturday night!


10 responses to “Out and about in Nashville

  1. Looks like a fun day. I love Whole Foods as well but I spend way too much money every time I go in there.

  2. Ooooh I love eggs benedict. Whole Foods is awesome. Enjoy Nash!

  3. I’m glad you’re enjoying your time in Nashville. The park looks so nice; I love going for a walk by myself… Enjoy the rest of your stay! 🙂

  4. i love exploring grocery stores (especially whole foods and trader joe’s) in other cities. i’m such a food nerd.

  5. Tell Michael my expectations are high based on his wonderful appetizer spread he had last time you visited…

  6. Sounds like a very relaxing time! The sisty-six degree temperature sounds like a dream. It was about 75 degrees here, which was also quite nice.
    The eggs benedict look great. Do you know I’ve never had that? I’ve always been around people who order it, but it’s never enticed me. Your picture, however, makes me want it! I’ll have to order it sometime, finally!

  7. It looks like you’re having a great time. I love browsing at grocery stores. It’s so fun! Have a lovely night 🙂

  8. LOVE fido…we are there at least once a week…they make some of my favorite muffins!!

  9. Looks like a fun trip! Can’t wait to try my Trader Joe stuff! Thanks for shopping for me!!

  10. Oh, Fido is soo yummy! You can’t go wrong there!

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