A Coffee Drinker at the Tea Party

Hot water with boiled leaves isn’t exactly my cup of tea. My mother, sisters, and husband are all very into tea, but I land with my dad squarely in the Coffee Camp. I have tried tea on numerous occasions based on pleadings by my tea-loving cohorts and always come up with the same conclusion- no. However,…

Young & Jackson & Chloé

  We were told that there were a lot of great restaurants in Melbourne, but one of them in particular was on our radar. There were four main reasons- a historical building, a delicious menu, an iconic piece of art, and a craft cider bar. Young & Jackson sits on the bustling corner of Swanson…

Food Photos, in Honor of Fat Tuesday

Happy Fat Tuesday / Shrove Tuesday / Mardi Gras / Day before Lent everyone! I am really not shy about the fact that I love to eat, and I’m not ashamed to say I love certain unhealthy things that many other people find appalling (like soda and McDonald’s fries). On a daily basis, I’m a…

Wine-ing on Waiheke Island

What’s a honeymoon without some good wine? We were looking for something to do in the Auckland area that would take us away from the bustle of the city, and our eyes landed on a nearby island just bursting with wineries. Waiheke Island is actually the second largest island in the Hauraki Gulf. There are…

A Very Sweet Bachelorette Party

If there is anything I am known for throughout my circle of friends, it is my sweet tooth. My college friends remember me eating things like Frosted Flakes cereal with French Vanilla Coffee Mate poured on top for breakfast, and cake batter ice cream drizzled with caramel sauce and topped with mini m&ms for dessert.…