Spaghetti Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Spaghetti Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Spaghetti Grilled Cheese Sandwiches These indulgent sandwiches are stuffed with pasta, marinara sauce and gooey melted mozzarella. The mozzarella cheese helps the pasta stay in place, making this one delicious sandwich. Earlier this week, I had my annual physical. I was trying to be good the few days leading up to the physical and then […]

Pitaya Plus Juice

Pitaya Plus Juice

Pitaya Plus Juice What is pitaya? I had no idea until I looked it up. Pitaya is the fruit of several cactus species, including dragonfruit. As a dragonfruit lover, I felt a little embarrassed not knowing this. Not only does dragonfruit look cool and exotic to match its name, it’s also considered a superfruit with […]

The Real Cronut from Dominique Ansel (via Goldbely)

The Real Cronut from Dominique Ansel (via Goldbely)

The Real Cronut from Dominique Ansel (via Goldbely) When I made the decision this past Fall to not wait in the 3+ hour line for the famous Cronut™ at Dominique Ansel Bakery, I didn’t think I would get a chance to taste the Cronut™ until another visit to NYC. However, I got my chance earlier this week. […]

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty

E & Drink- Toast Dynasty I’ve documented my obsession with brick toast quitea few times on this blog already. A few months back, I saw that E & Drink would soon be offering a brick toast option. When I tried to order it, they told me they didn’t have it yet and didn’t have any […]

Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas with Target

Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas with Target

Personalized Wedding Gift Ideas with Target This post is sponsored by Target, but the writing, ideas and opinions are all my own. Target recently launched a Wedding Program, asking bloggers to give ideas on ways you can give a unique wedding gift while still sticking to the couple’s registry. The central theme of this program […]

Snacks from Taiwan, Snapshots from China

Snacks from Taiwan, Snapshots from China

Snacks from Taiwan, Snapshots from China Over the summer, my youngest brother was lucky enough to travel for 2 months in Asia. He went all over China and spent some time in Vietnam and Taiwan as well. I’ve really enjoyed seeing all the pictures of his trip and wanted to share a few. But first, […]

Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen

Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen

Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen Pardon My French Bar & Kitchen opened a few months ago, replacing Heat Bar & Kitchen in Hillcrest. The new restaurant offers a California-French menu and last month we were invited to a private media event for a tasting menu of some of their offerings. We started the evening […]

belVita Breakfast Biscuits

belVita Breakfast Biscuits

belVita Breakfast Biscuits Breakfast in a cookie form? Yes please! Recently I was given some samples of belVita Breakfast Biscuits to try. What immediately appealed to me was the form. Crunchy Biscuit cookies. So far all the on-the-go breakfast choices I’ve seen come in some sort of bar form. I’m not much of a fan […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things As usual, December snuck up on me. I’ve been scrambling to buy gifts and thought I’d take a moment to share a list of ideas for others still looking for present ideas. Electronics Roku My brother-in-law showed me this during Thanksgiving and I immediately went home and bought one. […]