Happy Monday! When I was just starting out in the culinary world I was extremely afraid, especially about the chance of failing. What I learned to start telling myself was to “do it afraid”. That it’s okay to be afraid, but it’s not okay to not do it, if it means not stepping out of my comfort zone. I think that got me through a lot of things and because
This weekend has be all kinds of perfect and one of those moments was when we opened up this yummy bottle to kick start the birthday “wine tasting” extravaganza. That’s right folks, this happens to be my birthday and what kind of birthday would it be without some note-worthy wines. Well, actually the really outstanding wines are still in the cellar, waiting for some who-knows-what-occasion to open them. Along with the fact
On one of our most recent weekend getaways, we found ourselves exploring Monterey Bay, CA. While strolling around Cannery Row, we came upon this great little tasting room for Pierce Vineyards. Of course we couldn’t say no, so we headed on in. What sets this vineyard apart from the normal California vineyards is that they specialize in grapes commonly grown in Chile, Spain and Argentina. One of the bottles we
Happy Monday!! It is very true that good things come to those who patiently wait, but there’s also a time when you need to work hard, push through the trials and fears in order to get the amazing things life has to offer! Let’s make today the time that we work hard, never give up and get go the wonderful things life is waiting to give us.
In our house, we usually eat chicken 3-4 nights a week. I like that it’s easy to cook, healthy and a great source of protein for my husband. I say this, because at the beginning of 2015 he starting weightlifting and trying to eating better, which is fantastic for me! What girl doesn’t love a buff guy? However, you can only eat chicken so many times before it becomes redundant
Happy Monday!! What things in your life make you happy? For me it driving through the mountains or sitting by the ocean listening to the waves crash against the rocks. It’s relaxing by the fire with my husband and dogs with a great glass of wine. The list could go on, but it’s important to remember that it’s a choice to be happy and to be thankful with where you
I usually don’t decorate my house for Valentine’s Day, but these red hot DIY projects are about to change my ways. I’m especially in love with the You + Me poster. I cannot wait to make this one for my husband and I. It will fit perfectly in our office. Let’s go get our craft on! 1. Fringed red hearts add the perfect touch of cuteness 2. This is the
I used to be a crazy health freak growing up, which I had my mom to thank! However, when I went to Culinary School it became increasingly hard to keep up with that lifestyle. Let’s just say, their motto was, “fat is flavor”, and they definitely didn’t hold back on that fat! Though I’ve learned to balance just how much fat should be consumed after those crazy butter ladened days,
Happy Monday everyone! I’m kicking off my first Motivation Monday’s post with a quote I’ve loved since I was young. This has kept me going, even when I wanted to give up, or when I felt my dreams were ridiculous and void of hope. This is a reminder to believe in your vision for you future, your hopes and dreams. You never know what could happen!