This week, I had the opportunity to partner with Visit Sarasota for their annual Shoptember event. We spent the afternoon strolling around Main Street at Lakewood Ranch. Our first stop was Station 400. This is my absolute favorite place to go for breakfast or lunch. It three locations are locally family owned and operated. Everything on the menu is delicious and we are always impressed with our selections. They even offer flavored mimosas! I love the rustic decor. Andi’s favorite is catching glimpses of the train as it passes through the dining room. She also loves the Cheesy Grits!
After lunch, we decided to make our way down Main Street. There are several boutiques located on the strip. The first shop we went into was Influence Style. It is a trendy little store with some of the cutest pieces. I loved these sandals, and check out this star sweater! So cute, right??
If you are in the Lakewood Ranch area and are in need of the perfect gift, Wish is where you need to go! They have something for just about everyone. From clothing and accessories to unique housewares. I really liked their selection of HOBO bags. And did you see the oyster shell Christmas tree above?? How perfect is this for Florida!?
Ana Molinari Salon Spa Boutique:
One of the original places on Main Street at Lakewood Ranch is Ana Molinari Salon Spa Boutique. You wouldn’t know by looking from the outside, but this place is huge! Upon walking in, I was greeted by the lovely receptionists. Although… I was promptly distracted by the amazing selection of unique clothing and jewelry! They have some of the most gorgeous pieces I have ever seen. I need to go back soon. Maybe I will pick up some things and do a blog post on them. What do you think??
Pastries by Design:
Our final stop of the day was Pastries by Design. I cannot say enough great things about them. We first used them to do our wedding cake back in 2009. Not only do their cakes look beautiful, they taste amazing! We were so happy with how everything turned out, that we decided to use them again for Andi’s baptism. As you can tell from the photos, they are known for their attention to detail. Even if you are not in the market for a custom cake, stop in for one of their take out goodies. I recommend the marshmallow pops!
Have you been to Main Street At Lakewood Ranch? If so, what is your favorite place??
Thanks so much for stopping by!
This post was sponsored by Visit Sarasota