VLOG CITY LIFE: April 2016 Who do You Think You Are

Hi loves! This month was a month of adventure! I decided to finally pay for a DNA kit from Ancestry.com on St. Patricks day because it was 10 % off. I delved into my family tree and history and the more I found the more I couldn't stop. I would have loved to film this, but for me, it was a rather personal experience; so I decided to vlog what I was comfortable with via photos.

On my own I was able to trace my ancestors back to the early 1800's to two specific plantations and 4 cities. At this point, I just couldn't stop there so I paid for the DNA test and then started planning my trip to the Kingsley Plantation in March. I had an amazing time and I am so glad that I went there despite being apprehensive because I am an empath. I also go to visit historic St. Augustine, which I have never been in my life as a Floridian. I pretty much did as much research as I could to find gluten free restaurants in Jacksonville and St. Augustine because I can't take anymore chances at getting glutened after the last year I have had. I am really happy to say all of the restaurants stood up to my personal (health) standards for gluten requirements.

This months project has truly been a moving one! I am still 3 to 5 weeks out from my DNA test results, however, I think I know a little of what to expect now.

Food and diet: I pretty much ate fish all month even while on vacation. I tried a lot of new recipes and I added some of them to the bottom of this post. It was too many to add on one blog post so I will post more next month.




long road to the Kingsley plantation


Slave Domicles 



The basic set up of the plantation in regards to slave domiciles.


A slave house with a reconstructed roof.

The actual slave owner home.






St, Augustine







Ghost tour.







ALL GLUTEN FREE/ORGANIC FOOD I COOKED
baked salmon with wild basmati rice mix and asparagus



pan seared catfish with yellow rice

baked catfish with yellow rice


dredged catfish with holiday rice and kale greens






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