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Learning to Love Mezcal

Learning to Love Mezcal

Mezcal is a rich, smoky, pungent liquor. Similar to Tequila, but smoked – to me it tastes like to Scotch. Both tequila and mezcal are made from the Agave plant, but the process for making each is a little bit different, resulting in much different […]

10 Head-turning Alternative Wedding Rings + Engagement Rings

10 Head-turning Alternative Wedding Rings + Engagement Rings

While a traditional giant diamond engagement ring is still a classic symbol of love these days, lots of people – including me – are opting for a ring that is a little more practical and personal. Enter, the alternative wedding ring (or engagement ring). This ring […]

I scream, you scream, let’s make coffee ice cream with almond milk

I scream, you scream, let’s make coffee ice cream with almond milk

  Coffee ice cream is one of the no-frills flavors that I’ve often overlooked in favor of chunky-peanut-butter-chocolate-swirl-madness or some other equally-as-sexy promise of ice cream euphoria. But really: that classic coffee ice cream is a slam-dunk flavor every time, with no guess work, and […]

What to do with your produce when you go on vacation (don’t throw it away!)

What to do with your produce when you go on vacation (don’t throw it away!)

  Summer is the time for an abundance of fresh vegetables, maybe a farm share, or a kitchen garden. But summer is also time for traveling. These are two of my favorite things, but unfortunately the two do not mix. Keeping a garden requires daily […]

5 Must-Do Adventures on Maui, Hawaii

5 Must-Do Adventures on Maui, Hawaii

Donald and I are finally back on the east coast after two amazing weeks honeymooning in Kauai and Maui, Hawaii. I’m already missing the Aloha spirit of the islands – the people were super happy, the food was incredibly fresh, and the adventures were seemingly […]

Top 10 Things to Do on your Kauai Honeymoon

Top 10 Things to Do on your Kauai Honeymoon

Hey guys! It’s been a busy few months with our wedding in June and planning our Hawaii honeymoon. Donald and I are finally enjoying some time off and exploring the islands of Kauai and Maui! We are only halfway through our Hawaii honeymoon, and just […]

Packing for Hawaii

Packing for Hawaii

As we get ready for our Honeymoon to Kauai and Maui, the travel bug is really kicking in.  It’s been a while since we really got lost and explored a new corner of the world and it’s beyond time to get back out there. It’s […]

Latest Obsession: Macrame

Latest Obsession: Macrame

If you’re on Pinterest you’ve definitely seen them: woven wall art that looks like this and this and this, and this. It’s macrame, and I’m pretty much obsessed. These macrame tapestries can be pricy, so, being my super-frugal self, I looked into how they’re made, and […]

Road Trip Diet: My Top 10 Roadfoods

Road Trip Diet: My Top 10 Roadfoods

Recently, I hopped in the car for a longish solo drive to a meeting in Western MA. While not technically a road trip, the familiar wafts of gas station coffee reminded me how much I miss being on the road! We all know what it’s […]

[Secretly Healthy] Creamy Cape Cod Clam Chowder

[Secretly Healthy] Creamy Cape Cod Clam Chowder

Growing up on Cape Cod meant that every restaurant in town had to serve their version of the creamy clammy chowder that we hold so near and dear to our hearts – even if all that creamy fatty goodness goes straight to our arteries. Traditionally, New […]