Cruciferous Breakfast

My former roommate and I came across this beauty while on one of our very frequent Trader Joe’s trips. Kale, brussels sprouts, broccoli, green cabbage and red cabbage… You had me at kale. You’ll need: 1/4 c chopped red union A big ol&#8217…

When I Lived In Europe:

These posts are more than slightly embarrassing.  My, how I’ve changed in nine years.  And, I totally forgot how sick I was when I had first gotten over there!  I’m happy to report that overall, it was one of the best experiences of my life, even…

Too Good to Not Share

These cookies have been my ultimate go-to..  I can’t get enough of them. Head over to The Baker Upstairs for the best recipe ever… Wait for it: Brown Butter Sea Salt Chocolate Chip Cookies.  Stopppp.  I use dark chocolate chips.  Enjoy…

Stone Tower

You guys. I know Virginia is beautiful, but I had NO idea that anything this side of the Atlantic could be THIS beautiful.  I’m obsessed.  Stone Tower Winery is owned by the same people who own Belfort Furniture, so to that the interior design is gorgeous would be…

When I Lived in Austria: Vienna

Here’s another reminiscing blog post.. Here’s what I wrote when I visited Vienna as a carefree 20-year old, and where 7:30 was an unbearable hour and words like, “nast” were everyday jargon…  Awww… Ohmygosh, I seriously think I have witnessed…

Blog Archive: When I Lived in Austria

I’m working on deleting some old blogs because, well, who needs to hear about 19-year-old me’s drama and inner rantings?  I came across this little gem, which speaks volumes about my life when I lived in a gorgeous 13th Century Carthusian Monastery in the…

Spinach Salad

Few things make me happier than discovering a new bit of culinary genius.  On a recent trip to New York, I visited the Chelsea Market for the first time.  Note that I have been to New York more times than I can count (it’s only 3.5 hours…

Blog Archive: Massachusetts!

HAPPY THURSDAY!!! I’m heading to Massachusetts this weekend to celebrate my friend’s baby’s first birthday!  To help me get super excited, allow me to share a post from a previous Beantown trip…   I wrote a while back about my trip to Boston…

Winery Wednesday!

  These might look a bit familiar…  I love love love the Virginia wineries, and have been to several..  Allow me to share some of my recommendations on Wednesdays! So, I became a bit of a wine-o since I’ve moved here. Who knew that some Virginia…

Blog Archive: The Best $5 Ever Spent

Is it me, or did Monday come way too fast?  I usually am a very intentional weekend relaxer, but I feel like I was constantly rushing this weekend..  What’s up with that!? Saturday some friends and I made the short trek up to Frederick, MD to go to…