Hope everyone’s having a great day! There’s not much going on here in my little corner of the universe just a little reminder to “Enjoy Today!” Sometimes life is hard or disappointing but I can assure you that it’s not really as bad as you think it is. For me, I’ve learned to shift focus. … More Enjoy Today!
Zoey has been on her winter break for the past couple of weeks. We definitely took advantage of her time off and spent a lot of quality time together. We saw The Good Dinosaur, baked sugar cookies and last week went on a little cafe date. She loves sipping on warm beverages as much as … More Winter Sips
If you haven’t eaten, I’m so sorry (#sorrynotsorry)! Today, it’s all about waffle dress-up. There’s a salty version and then a sweet one which means you can either have two individual servings (for you and a friend) or enjoy both all by yourself. The salty one can serve as your main breakfast meal and … More Waffle Two Ways
If you are planning to take advantage of the last bits of summer entertaining, don’t do it without serving crostini appetizers. They are so quick to assemble and the topping combinations can be as wild as your imagination. Sounds interesting, no? Crostini are basically thin slices of toasted bread with eye-popping yummy toppings. Ok, maybe … More Party-Perfect Crostini
How do you approach Monday mornings? Long ago, I used to work at a job where Monday mornings give me major Monday blues and anxiety. I’m happy to say that those days are long gone. I don’t think any job is worth the stress and pain of compromising your sanity and happiness. Because once you … More Monday Morning Musings
Zoey’s birthday was yesterday. Yep, she just turned FOUR. It’s a scary scary thought. As much as I don’t want her to grow up (ever); I’m very excited for what the future holds for my little lady. Will she travel to Paris and learn French? Will she meet the man of her dreams at a … More Zoey’s Secret Garden Birthday Dinner Party (Part 1)
I am totally taking advantage of these hot summer days and making all sorts of popsicles to cool off. Unfortunately for us up here in the northeast; cooler days will start to approach as soon as next month. I’m relishing and soaking up all the summer festivities as much as I can! My sisters are … More Cherry Rose Tea Popsicles
Another summer day. Another popsicle post. Another popsicle maker giveaway! Today, I’m teaming up with Zoku to bring you this fabulous giveaway. It’s not anything ordinary… The magic lies in the popsicle maker. You can literally make popsicles in as little as seven minutes. So during dinnertime make these yummy refreshing treats with your little … More Popsicles in Minutes (Zoku Triple Quick Pop Maker Giveaway, ends Tuesday, July 28th)
This morning felt different. It was refreshing and so cozy. Snuggling under the blanket with the kiddos was ideal. At sixty something degrees, it was a nice change from the exhausting heat. With a refreshing morning, there has to be a matching refreshing breakfast. My cherry banana smoothie bowl fits the bill, perfectly. If you … More Cherry Banana Smoothie Bowl
Happy Monday! Today, I’m sharing an uber vibrant, bubbly, and tasty thirst quencher. Sorry, it’s not an alcoholic drink but I’m sure with some imagination, you can probably turn it into one! Say hello to my Citrus Coconut Soda. The name says it all. There are only two ingredients: citrus + coconut soda. To make … More Citrus Coconut Soda
By chance while I was editing some photos (in photoshop), I stumbled on how to color fill certain areas of an image creating a poster art like effect. The outcome was so cool, I just had to share… Before After! Doesn’t the background look more than a painting/drawing than a photo? Told my husband that … More Life Imitating Art
When the weather gets cool, there’s nothing better to warm your soul than a hot bowl of hearty soup. My husband made some super chunky New England clam chowder a few nights ago and it was super DELISH (to the 10th power)! Topped w/ some crispy bacon and herb butter croutons! He makes the BEST … More Homemade New England Clam Chowder
I’ve always been in aw at the amazing food photography on foodgawker + tastespotting. Even if the recipe doesn’t tastes nearly as good as the picture looks, at least you would never know. Yesterday was a great day! My escargots and lobster corn chowder w/ bacon postings made it to the pages of tastespotting + … More Foodgawker + Tastespotting Approved!