Cool outside – warm inside

enjoying a cup

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 […]

Coffee culture Italian style


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.

Try the World with me

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I’m driven to travel I suppose it stems from my mother. She always said she had a gypsy spirit. We traveled a lot as children, and within months of graduating high school I left the country to explore and work in France. Now, I find myself traveling to bring you the inside scoop on the […]

Brunch takes a twist with Eppa Sangria


I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Eppa SupraFruta Sangria. I received product samples to facilitate to my review and a promotional item to thank me for participating Sunday brunch is a tradition around the mansion. It’s usually Florentine omelets, toast, and a sparkling flute of mimosa. It sounds […]

Butch, Sundance, and my morning coffee

Cross Country Sundance

It’s been a mere three days since I’ve returned home from the Sundance Film Festival and I’m already missing the laid back Park City style. Walking down the street, sitting down at restaurant, or stopping in to hear some good music at one of the brand lounges, you’ll never know who you’ll run into. Celebs, […]