The holiday's are riiiight around the corner. If you're anything like me, this is scary. You may have already hit that point where you're panicking- you just don't know what to get those picky people on your list. You know, the ones who insist they need and want nothing, have no real hobbies and haven't … Continue reading There’s No Gift Sweeter Than The Gift of Chocolate
I'm a sucker for wine. I won't deny it. Growing up with 7 aunts who could easily polish off almost a whole case at most holidays made me this way. That being said, I know nothing about the actual art of wine tasting. Most tasting events/wine tours I've gone to have included acting like I know … Continue reading Find Me Where There’s Wine: Flight Night @ Syracuse’s Sugar & Co.
As a kid, Halloween was hands down my favorite holiday. Aside from the Fourth of July that is, but that was only because I led myself to believe for years that the fireworks were set off especially for me on my birthday. Still have a hard time accepting that no one cares about my birthday … Continue reading Homemade Halloween Handouts: How to Spruce Up Your Candy Supply for the Big Day
This is it, people. The time has finally come. It is October and it is prime fall activity season!!! So break out your neutral colored sweaters and vests, take a sip of that pumpkin spice latte and channel every basic bone in your body. It's time to hop on the bandhaywagon and start doing some … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice & Everything Nice: A Guide to Fall Activity-ing in Upstate New York
Fat & weird. Exactly what you'll become if you eat enough of these delicious, doughy, baked goods. (I might add, yes I have celiac, no these are not gluten free, do not be fooled. Sometimes you just have to sacrifice for the blog.) I've just been craving a cookie lately. A giant, gooey, fresh out-the-oven … Continue reading Let’s Get Fat & Weird- The Ultimate Cookie Co.
Some people truly are just a ray of light in your life. Andrew Shoen, you are one of those people. From the day I first met Andrew he has been inspiring, real, down-to-earth, and juuuust pushy enough (😉) to make me the most confident I've ever been in the gym. And it shows. I can … Continue reading 10 Workouts You Can Do From the Comfort of Your Own Home (+ Some Bonus Core Action)
Wine delivery services, apparently they're all the rage these days. Actually, delivery services in general are becoming more and more popular. I'll be the first to admit that I hardly ever shop in-store anymore; when Amazon can get you what you need in two days or less for half the price, why would you? Buuuut … Continue reading I Signed Up For a Wine Subscription Box & This is What I Thought
The more I travel, the more people I meet. And the more people I meet, the more I realize PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT GLUTEN IS. I guess because I've had to watch what I eat for so long now, I just can't comprehend that fact that a lot of people can eat whatever they … Continue reading WHAT IS GLUTEN, REALLY: The Things You Don’t Know When You Roll Your Eyes at Your Friends With the Dietary Restrictions
The midwest has long been high on my list for places to go and sites to see for some time now. I think for a lot of people this is the case. But sometimes I think us east-coasters forget the beauty right in our backyard. I know I do. So when I had the chance … Continue reading East Coast Cruising- A Week Long Roadtrip From Alabama to New York
I hate to brag, but I'm kinda one for finding best kept secrets wherever I move. Okay, who am I kidding, I'm so many places it's only a matter of time before I just fall into them. This one caught me by surprise though. And clearly I wasn't the only one. I took a picture … Continue reading Spa One Eighty: Auburn’s Best-Kept Secret