Last Minute Gift: Smokey Spicy Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

It’s the weekend before Christmas, y’all – are you ready? I am totally prepared this year, actually. I did all my shopping online, and my coworkers think I’m a shopaholic as a result of all the boxes delivered to me over the past few weeks, but let me tell you, it was the most painless … Continue reading

BRAZIL

I am one lucky girl. I am blessed to have amazing friends who will go to the ends of the earth with me… A couple of girlfriends and I conceived the idea for this trip over a year ago – at the time seeming like it was infinitely far away, and we didn’t know if … Continue reading

Seattle

Happy Labor Day weekend, folks! I am sticking around town this weekend, catching up on life by hanging out with friends and family, but last weekend I had a fabulous time in Seattle with a couple of girlfriends. I hadn’t been there since I looked at colleges over 10 years ago, and had forgotten how … Continue reading

COLOMBIA

Ever eager to see the world, try new foods and embark on adventures, I leapt at the invitation to join some friends in Colombia for a week and a half. We’ve had this trip planned since October, and it was amazing to finally be there. There were five of us and we filled our days … Continue reading

Chewy Vanilla Caramels

Nothing says the holidays like homemade treats. Despite loving to cook and entertain, it’s a bit ironic that I don’t typically turn to these homemade goodies at the holiday season. This year I was invited to kick off the holiday season with a friend and have a cooking/candy making extravaganza day. I had been itching … Continue reading