A Galentine’s Day to Remember with Hock Farm Craft & Provisions


What’s better than amazing food? It’s eating that amazing food with some fabulous ladies for Galentine’s Day! When my friends Kachet of The Lipstick Giraffe and Ruthie of Ruthie Ridley Blog invited me to their little Galentine’s Day Extravaganza at Hock Farm Craft & Provisions, I couldn’t resist. A group of ten beautiful ladies, all local fashion bloggers, got together for a fabulous night of laughter and fun. We enjoyed a little preview of the cocktails and desserts that will be on the special Valentine’s Day menu. Let me tell you, it was delicious!



Hock Farm Craft & Provisions is located in the heart of the Farm to Fork Capital here in Midtown, Sacramento. It has become a new addition to my list of favorite spots to eat since Galentine’s Day. I’ve wanted to dine here for ages and was so excited to go for the first time on such a special occasion. When I walked through the door, I immediately fell in love with their urban vibe and open floor plan. I got a glimpse of this in the midst of squeals, hugs, and admiring the outfits that the other gals were wearing! I mean, what else would you expect from a group of women who love fashion?!



Hock Farm Valentine’s Day Menu

The Bird & The Bee

The Bird & The Bee

We started out with amazing cocktails that are exclusive to Hock Farms Valentine’s Day menu. The first drink was The Bird & The Bee, made of a griffo dry gin, creme de cacao, wildflower honey, and fresh lemon – served up with a spiced strawberry-sugar rim.


Old Fashioned Banana Cocktail

Old Fashioned Banana Cocktail

My favorite was the Old Fashioned Banana Cocktail. Something that you may or may not know about me is that I love whiskey, I’m pretty partial to a great old fashioned, so I became incredibly excited when I saw the signature square ice cube floating in the glass. This yummy drink had roasted banana-infused Sonoma Brothers bourbon, raw sugar, and chai-infused angostura bitters.


Sticky Toffee Pudding

Sticky Toffee Pudding

For dessert, we were served a yummy Sticky Toffee Pudding that had pear, bourbon caramel, and ginger ice cream which I devoured (I did it in a very ladylike way, of course).


The Dark Chocolate Cremeux

The Dark Chocolate Cremeux

We were also served The Dark Chocolate Cremeux which had a delicious combination of pistachio, blood orange, and oreo cookie crumb. Both desserts were incredibly tasty! I love everything chocolate, so this was a favorite for sure.


I wasn’t planning on having dinner, but I couldn’t resist. I’m sure that you’re all aware of my great love for food by now! I ordered the fish of the day which was a delicious dish of bacon wrapped scallops. I think that my mouth started watering as our waiter described it to me. Are there any other seafood lovers out there? I had a moment where I thought, “I should really get a salad!”, but it seems that I have no willpower when it comes to good food.

If you’re looking for a great place to dine, this is a wonderful option! The meal is a fixed price of $75 per person and requires a reservation. You can view the entire Valentines Day menu here.


Christina Best Photography


I had such an incredible evening spending time with old and new friends for our Galentine’s Day! I will be giving these beautiful ladies a proper introduction in a second post, but if you would like to do a bit of stalking in the meantime, you won’t regret it.

Kachet- The Lipstick Giraffe
Ruthie- Ruthie Ridley Blog
Haley- Colour Me Classic
Kristina- Occasionally Fashionable
Katie- Thrift Your Heart Out
Vanessa- Babesicle
Libier- Libier Reynolds
Melinda- Melinda Watts
Marie- Enhergy

Thank you to Hock Farm for hoisting our Galentine’s Day and to Kachet and Ruthie for putting it all together!
Thanks for stopping by,

Meaghan xx



  1. Taylor Aube on February 9, 2017 at 3:15 pm

    This is seriously so damn cute! You ladies look like you had a blast. Hope you have a great Vday 🙂

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 15, 2017 at 2:50 pm

      Haha thanks Taylor!! I always have so much fun getting together with the ladies here. Hopefully one day you can join! Hope you’re doing good xx

  2. Kristin Kruse on February 9, 2017 at 4:16 pm

    How much fun did you all have!? So jealous! All that food and those drinks looked AMAZING. Y’all are so adorable!


    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 15, 2017 at 2:54 pm

      We had SO much fun!! Girl, you definitely need to join one of our blogger get-together’s someday. Hope you’re having a fab week xx

  3. Samantha Milligan on February 9, 2017 at 5:27 pm

    This is the ABSOLUTE cutest! What a fun day and omg does that food look amazing or what?! I was in Sacramento for the first time a few weeks ago. Such a cool city!
    Glad you beauties had an amazing time!

    XX-Samantha | chicserendipityblog.com

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 15, 2017 at 3:02 pm

      Aww thanks Samamntha!! We had so much fun chatting and eating delicious food. Oh really, what brought you up here? You’ll have to let me know if you’re ever back in Sacramento, it’d be great to meet you! So happy you stopped by the blog xx

  4. Liz Layne on February 9, 2017 at 5:45 pm

    Now, this is a Galentines done oh so right! You ladies are all so gorgeous and it’s wonderful that you each have this great community. Thanks for the photos, it truly makes me want to take a trip to visit this place with some of my gals!

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 17, 2017 at 2:52 pm

      Thank you so much Liz! I feel very blessed to have a wonderful community of creative women here that I can turn to, depend on, be inspired by and laugh with. It makes all the difference! I hope you’re having a wonderful week xx

  5. Belle on February 9, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Looks like you all had fun! The food and drinks look amazing!

    Belle | One Awesome Momma

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 17, 2017 at 2:54 pm

      We had a blast getting together!! There’s never a dull moment when you get a group of crazy fashion bloggers together to eat and drink!! Haha. Thank you for stopping by the blog xx

  6. Jana on February 9, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    oh my gosh the food and drinks look amazing in this post! Looks like you had a great time! xo Jana | http://www.janastyleblog.com

  7. Laura Mitbrodt on February 9, 2017 at 11:25 pm

    This looks so fun

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 17, 2017 at 2:56 pm

      It’s was such a fun Galentine’s Day! These ladies are the best, it’s always guaranteed to be a blast with them around. Thank you for taking the time to stop by. Have a great week xx

  8. Angela Porcaro on February 10, 2017 at 12:28 am

    what a fun day!! I hope you girls had a fab time!!!

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 17, 2017 at 2:57 pm

      Thank you Angela! We had a wonderful time during our Galentine’s Day, I could hang with these ladies every day! Have a great weekend xx

  9. Lindsey on February 10, 2017 at 4:02 am

    This looks SO fun! It’s always so fun to enjoy a good Girls Day!


    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 17, 2017 at 2:58 pm

      Girls days are the best!! Especially when there’s great food and cocktails involved : ) Thanks for stopping by the blog Lindsey xx

  10. ruthie ridley on February 10, 2017 at 2:30 pm

    LOVED this post!! Loved this night!! Wish we could do this every week!!!

    • Meaghan Gonzalez on February 17, 2017 at 3:14 pm

      LOVED seeing you!!! It made my heart so happy. We’ll have to get together again soon. Thank you again for putting it all together! Love ya xx

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