tropicanola (tropical granola)

it’s february 8, and i’m ready for summer.  clearly, i’m setting myself up for disappointment, but i think i’ve found a way to remedy my warm-weather longing.  behold, i give you tropicanola, a granola that will satiate any person’s winter blues with its cheery array of dried tropical fruits, ginger, nuts, seeds, and oats. i used […]

paris, france

some precursory knowledge if you are reading this and do not know me: I LOVE PARIS. i loved it before i ever visited, and i have only grown to love it more with each visit.  i love it so much that i convinced my husband, our immediate families, and some of our dearest friends that […]

akumal, mexico

disclaimer: i was too busy relaxing and enjoying myself to take photos, so i only have a few low-res photos from my friend’s phone to share.  #notsorry.  read on. after spending the first few days of the new year quarantined in our house, binge-watching jane the virgin, i was ready for a little adventure.  when […]

oh, balls! bliss balls

some might call these power balls.  they won’t make you a multi-millionaire, but they will keep you energized and enthused throughout your day, ready to go balls to the wall (too easy, i know). the last time i checked, the combination of chocolate and peanut butter served as my simple proof that God exists and […]

wood + marble end table

i love redecorating.  i always have, and i’m guessing i always will.  that being said my tastes have evolved over the years, and redecorating now is significantly more costly than it was when i was teen who thought that walls covered in magazine pages and cd covers were the epitome of eclectic chic.  justin timberlake, i’ll […]