My mom and I love the cheeky Essie nail polish names so much that we used to imagine ladies who would come up with them. They’d be sipping fruity drinks, giggling over the color palette, maybe even on a beach somewhere, coming up with clever titles (can I get that job!?). Sometimes I’m convinced to buy even if it’s not a color I’d…

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As if you haven’t noticed, I have been LOVING smoothies lately. This recipe is probably the easiest yet- it’s only 3 ingredients! There are SO many benefits to eating blueberries, other than they taste great, so I was so excited to make this smoothie. 1 cup blueberries 1 banana 1/4 cup vanilla greek yogurt * Ice as you prefer I normally…

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This week I wanted to share 4 (yes, a bonus!) “thrilling” links that I’ve stumbled upon this week. Whenever I’m traveling abroad (or domestically) I like to get into some local flavor. If you’re traveling against the clock, how do you determine what are your “must sees?” I just discovered this site which highlights 12 hours in different cities. Even if you’re not…

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I love the opportunity to entertain. Usually parties are planned enough in advance to have a predetermined menu but sometimes the best get-togethers are spontaneous. Those moments leave me in the kitchen, scrounging for something delicious for guests to nibble on. This Herb Dip by the Barefoot Contessa is quick, easy and delicious. 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2…

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I’m back! I’m back! After a nice, long, relaxing weekend I have returned. My weekend was extended when my Monday was also deemed as vacation (woo!) but now I’m back to reality. After soaking up some sun, lots of laughter and family time, I thought I would share some photos of my weekend: We spent the weekend on the water…

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