For many coffee lovers, the inner-barista that lurks just beneath the surface means that it is all too easy to develop an espresso obsession as we seek to create the perfect brew. Learning how to make an espresso is not dissimilar to learning an art form and although the concept of brewing the perfect […]
I received product to facilitate this review. I actually CHOSE what I wanted, so…all opinions are strictly my own. Coffee and Chocolate Other than a glass of bubbly with chocolate, there’s not much that’s better than pairing a nice rich roast with a decadent dark chocolate. In my world you can skip the flowers and […]
As we traversed from Nuremberg to Regensburg, Passau to Vienna, and finally on to Budapest, the goods at the Christmas Market’s changed as did the array of foods available. I learned the slight differences in food, gingerbread, and more, as Susie and I tasted our way from market to market. The ONE constant is the availability […]
An Italian vacation will never be complete without visiting one of the country’s most beautiful and popular cities – Milan. Who wouldn’t love the romantic atmosphere, fashionable people, breathtaking sceneries, and rich culture of the place, right? But aside from the exciting sceneries in Milan , another thing that you should definitely look out for […]
…and I was pleasantly surprised by it. No, it’s not a new Champagne No, it’s not Prosecco It’s not even a sparkling wine But it IS made from another great fruit! Being a modern sophisticated woman, I work hard and appreciate every opportunity to relax and kick back with friends or sometimes just a good […]
I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Kenwood Vineyards. I received product samples and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I have always loved the Kenwood Vineyards, especially its beautiful location in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. I must admit that the location really does the […]
I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Teavana. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. While I do love my adopted home state of Florida, I miss New England terribly. Especially THIS time of year. The colors of the foliage as it turns […]
No matter where in the world I travel, one of the things that I ALWAYS do, is enjoy the local coffee. I’ve enjoyed a cup of rich Turkish coffee with the grounds swirling around my cup and a cardamon pod, I’ve had a Cortado in Spain, Cafe au Lait in Paris, and a simple Ristretto in Savona, Italy on my trip last year.