Bourne Explorer Day Trips: South Williamsburg

We all know Williamsburg has been on the up-and-up for 10+ years now, and while there’s something new to experience nearly every day in that section of Brooklyn, it’s more

Bourne Explorer Day Trips: East Village

Though I now live in Dumbo, I’ve always been endlessly inspired by the energy of downtown Manhattan. True, it’s changed a lot over the past decade, but I am continually

Crab Artichoke Dip

Artichoke dip is always a hit, but I wanted to add another element and I thought the lump crab I had would fold in some decadence and take it up

Bulgur Stuffed Tomatoes

After being in Nashville for two weeks, I’m super happy to be back in my kitchen and making some light, fresh food. I always like to have bulgur wheat on

Buttermilk Pancakes + Nutmeg Syrup

*This is a part of my clean out the pantry series! See more by clicking here.* I love using buttermilk but I always feel like it’s inevitable that the majority of

Puréed Asparagus Spinach & Pea Soup

I rarely use my site as a platform for venting but when I think about St. Patrick’s Day, it brings a sting of anxiety rather than a wave of celebration

The Leader…Follows

If I am impressed with a restaurant or have mapped out a travel itinerary which exploded past my expectations…you will hear about it.     But when you land on

Japan: I like the way you roll

I recently traveled to Japan. For weeks after, I had a strange lump in my throat, a slight heaviness in my heart. I missed Japan and all its wonders. A

Built on Faith

Its been an eventful winter. A Nicaraguan getaway. Skiing in the Rockies. I recently returned from a trip to Japan followed closely by a productive jaunt to Miami. I am

The Big Island, A Heightened Perspective: Up Close and Personal in Hana

A wedding brought me to Hawaii but I left with so much more…new friendships, stunning memories and a fresh perspective. Mahalo! We were invited to our friend’s wedding on the