Coney Island Newbie

I finally did it! Going to Coney Island has been on my NYC to-do list for over 4 years now and I have no idea what was stopping me from going. Getting to the famous boardwalk was a scenic 15 … Continue reading

Thanksgiving 2012

I know that this is way over-due for a Thanksgiving update but the holidays got away from me, forgive me!  This year we needed to stay in Sacramento and could not go home to Jacksonville (for the first time ever!). To make … Continue reading

Seven Layer Cookies {my new years diet}

I know everyone is in diet mode as we start 2013 but we are also in the dead of winter and need some sweets to go with our afternoon tea right? These cookies are so easy to make and hard … Continue reading

Lemon + Thyme G&T

  A perfect refreshing drink to enjoy this beautiful California weather with! 2 Tbs Gin 1 Tbs Fresh Lemon Juice 2 Tbs Thyme Syrup 3 Tbs Tonic or Soda Water 1 Fresh Sprig of Thyme for garnish Original Recipe: Refinery29

Avocado + Tomato + Cucumber Salad

This salad is so easy to make! I try to make this for lunch at least 3 times a week. The avocado and chopped spinach gives you tons of protein to fill you up and carry you through your day. Ingredients: 1 … Continue reading

Yiayia’s Greek Potatoes

Ingredients: 1 bag red potatoes, quartered 3 lemons rosemary olive oil fresh cracked pepper garlic salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Place the quartered potatoes on a baking sheet. Lightly cover the potatoes with extra virgin olive oil. … Continue reading