Start Your Day with a Cold Brew at Home!

Even though I live on the west coast, I am still working east coast hours. That means that I need to be up and ready to start the day before 6 am! Being a morning person is something I’ve learned from my dad. He used...

Let the Backyard BBQs Begin!

The past weekend was b-e-a-u-tifulllll. The weather was perfect, I squeezed in just the right amount of relaxation and got to kick off the BBQ season with the most delectable dishes! Being able to be outdoors all the time is something I've really been enjoying...

Sidecar Doughnuts in Santa Monica

The weather in Santa Monica can get on the colder side sometimes, especially in the mornings and the evenings. I'm okay with that because it makes for a nice balance. Plus with the cooler mornings that means I can still get some use out of...

Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Mushrooms

Are you a big fan of spinach artichoke dip like I am? Spinach and artichoke is a pretty popular combination and when you meld that together with creamy cheese, the flavors and textures are undeniably delicious. The dip is a great item to serve at...

Check Out these Books for your Favorite Foodie!

Over the years, I've built up a solid collection of kitchen equipment, gadgets, and housewares. So when it comes to the holidays and I'm asked what I would like as a gift it's really hard to say because I don't necessarily need anything. There is...

Summertime Snacks & Outdoor Essentials

August is a month that makes me both happy and sad. Happy because it is my birthday month! Sad because it means summer is almost over. Before we know it, the leaves will be changing color and the air will turn crisp. Until then, I've...