Amsterdam day two

Our second day in Amsterdam was our only full day in the city. We’d arrived from Munich the day before and were set to venture to the countryside on day three. We set out to find coffee and came across a cute bakery (see above) that smelled like heaven and chocolate. We were eating at … Continue reading

Back down south

I’m ashamed at how late this post is. Last week was my first birthday back in the South, back near family. Don’t get me wrong, my birthdays in D.C. were great. Year No. 1 we went out to our favorite, local Mexican place with my friends from work. My office had a birthday celebration like … Continue reading

A girls’ weekend in Virginia wine country

When my best friend got engaged, I immediately started thinking about a girls’ weekend getaway. She’s one of the funnest people to be around so I knew it would be a blast. We kind of had a mini girls’ weekend in D.C. last year so I was ready for this. My bachelorette was two years … Continue reading

Pinterest project: Easter cake

I guess I’ve become somewhat of a baker. That’s probably why my mom immediately asked me to make dessert for our Easter lunch. (Maybe this means I’ll finally get a stand-mixer for my birthday?) I, of course, took to Pinterest for a solution. I was interested in the Peeps S’mores but that wasn’t a great … Continue reading

Irish tradition

I’m a big St. Pat’s person. Not the whole mid-day drunk kind of thing. My mom started talking a lot about Ireland and all things Irish years ago. Naturally she passed that obsession on to me. Every year I love breaking out the Irish food and beer. So here’s what I made. Shepherd’s Pie My … Continue reading

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