The Tech Lover Gift Guide

Gorgeous gifts for your gadget-obsessed friend or family member. From splurge-worthy finds to gifts under $50. Give your tech lovers smart devices for your home, the top-selling drone for scenic photography from the sky, chic headphones that rock a stellar beat, and a smartphone, equipped with a Leica dual camera, I’m seriously crushing on!    Shop the tech lover gift guide Dji Mavic Pro Drone Reg $999  Sale $899 Google Home

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Just Tasted // Merryvale Vineyards 2012 ‘Forward Kidd’ Napa Valley

I’ve been waiting for quite some time to open up the Merryvale Vineyards 2012 ‘Forward Kidd’ Napa Valley, and this week I decided it was time to give this lovely gem a try. I’m officially kicking myself for not purchasing a massive case of this wine during our tasting at Merryvale Vineyards; this wine is delicious and super appealing. The 2012 ‘Forward Kidd’ is the inaugural vintage for Merryvale Vineyards and

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The Jetsetter Gift Guide

You’re bound to have a few world travelers, road trippers & adventurers on your holiday gift list, am I right? Well, we’ve got you covered with some incredibly useful gear your jet-setting friend or family member can take with them around the world. There are tech-friendly luggage and packable Hunter boots for rainy days.  A very useful membership to Clear, which happens to be better than any TSA Precheck. And of

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The Host & Hostess Gift Guide

A gift guide for those often mistaken for Martha Stewart and whose stunning parties are the talk of the town! We’ve put together some of our top picks for those on your list that love to entertain and are truly the hostess with the mostest! These gifts – everything from stunning cake platters to unique decanters to massive wooden bowls – will take their entertaining efforts all the way from

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The Animal Lover Gift Guide

The purr-fect gift guide dedicated to our furry friends—and the humans who love them. Whether it’s the softest of blankets your pet will snuggle in for hours or an interactive ball launching toy that will entertain your pet for hours. There’s something here for the dog and cat alike and a few things for us humans too.   Shop the animal lover gift guide The Casper Dog Mattress $125 –

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Stocking Stuffers Gift Guide

Make Christmas more memorable with these fun, useful, random, and classic stocking stuffers for your family & friends. These stocking stuffers are proof that good things do come in small packages! And did we mentioned they are all under $40?   Shop the stocking stuffer gift guide Google Home Mini In Coral Reg $49  Sale $29 Tile Style Anything Finder $34.99 Handsome Beard Kit $35   Mira Socks In Multi

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A Hauntingly Elegant Halloween Skull Cake

Who’s ready for a little spooktacular Halloween fun this year? I keep telling myself that one of these years I will get my act together and finally throw an awesome (more sophisticated) Halloween bash for all of my friends. but clearly, that hasn’t happened. However, this year I do have a few excuses. Our friends got married a week and a half ago, YAY!!! We celebrated our 10 year anniversary and in a few

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Dark Chocolate Scones with Salted Butterscotch Caramel

I’ve found myself on a dark chocolate kick lately! I want to try it in everything and indulge in the rich deep flavors and complexity it adds to a dish, and of course to desserts! For some time now, I’ve been spying the Hershey’s “Special Dark” cocoa powder popping up in various recipes, like this one here. After my usual amount of procrastination, I finally decided to go grab a

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Caramel Apple Tart with a Cornmeal Cheddar Crust

October is all about warmth, comfort and “nesting”, wouldn’t you agree? I find myself craving warm soups like nobodies business and dusting off my far too large collection of winter scarves, that I’ve had packed away all summer long. I pull out the big blankets and look forward to movie nights when I can burrow under them with a glass of wine and finally relax. My days are filled with

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Fried Green Tomato BLT with Whipped Rosemary Feta

With the gardening season wrapping up, I’ve found myself with more green tomatoes than I knew what to do with! This was my first year with an actual garden that wasn’t comprised of a few small pots on my small apartment deck. So in my joyous excitement, I may have gone a bit overboard in the number of tomato plants I put into the ground. Like 10 plants overboard.  After

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