I love NYC, a lot. There are so many things right at your fingertips. There are opportunities and fun events on the daily. There is however, one thing I do miss about the suburbs. Having a backyard. I dream of the day I'll have a...

This November will mark my 5 year anniversary for Pretty in Pistachio. When I started this blog, I had a limited skill set in the kitchen but I had a lot of love for food and trying new things. Most of my time in the...

When I was in California, I knew I couldn't leave without visiting wine country! We went to both Napa and Sonoma however, it was a bit more difficult finding a place in Napa than it was in Sonoma. I'm not as familiar with the area...

There is nothing I love more than a hearty bowl of pasta. Warm noodles dressed in glossy sauces, topped with parmigiano cheese, and a little crushed red pepper - now that is my kind of meal! Colu Henry is a wonderful recipe developer that recently...

I mentioned in my New Years post that I was helping my friends Prim & Ben plan their wedding. Well, the wedding creeped up on us way sooner than we thought it would! We are less than a week away from the big day. For the...

Photo courtesy of Driftstudionyc.com I am so excited to announce that this upcoming May I will be participating in the first ever Lovely Happenings lifestyle workshop! The workshop will be held May 2nd at Drift Studio in NYC. Throughout the day you will hear and learn...

The temperature here in New York has definitely dropped down a bit in recent weeks which means all my light weight clothing is now tucked away in storage. Once the air starts to turn crisp, I'm all about the comfort. I love layering up comfortable sweaters...

Brunch is absolutely my favorite meal so when I was recently asked if I would like to attend the Hashbrowns & Hashtags event at Chalkpoint Kitchen this Saturday my answer was absolutely a YES! My answer was yes the minute I heard the word brunch but...

Back in July I had to spend a few weeks in San Francisco for work. During that time, I was lucky enough to have some free time here and there that allowed me to explore the city. I discovered a dozen cute cafes and fun places...