lifestyle

Using Pinterest to Decorate

My wall needed a little sprucing up, because it was absolutely bare for about 2 months and I needed to renovate my life. Nothing renovates your life like taping some pictures up to your wall. Check it out! I literally adore the aesthetic, I have little lights underneath them, so when I'm tucking myself into… Continue reading Using Pinterest to Decorate

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lifestyle

Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

Now that I have reached the golden age of 21 I am now able to reap all the rewards of venues with alcohol. So here is the Crooked Ewe Brewery and Ale House! YUM FOOD WOW LOOK Highly recommend. We went here after watching Black Panther, and had deep discussions about it. Probably too deep--my… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Crooked Ewe

Recipes

Shrimp Bisque

WELCOME to my FAVORITE SOUP of all time. (With the runner-ups being broccoli cheddar and lobster bisque). Learn it, live it, love it. Ingredients: 3 Tbsp olive oil 1.5 pounds medium-sized shrimp, shelled and deveined 4 tablespoons butter (1/2 stick) 1 large onion, chopped 1 carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 2.5 cups water 1… Continue reading Shrimp Bisque

health, lifestyle

Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

"What's a moringa?" -- my boyfriend asks once we sit inside. "Um, I'm guessing it's a TREE" -- What I wish I had the common sense to say before we both googled it. Yeah, it's a tree. That makes sense. Hence the name of the store. Anyways, super cute place! All organic health food! Not… Continue reading Cool Venues: The Moringa tree

Recipes

Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

Alright so this is not a personal recipe, it's just the one on the back of the Nestle chocolate chips bags. HOWEVER, it's personal to me because I think I prepare it better than anyone else ever. Watch and learn: Ingredients: 2 + 1/4 cups flour tsp Salt tsp baking soda 3/4 cup sugar 3/4… Continue reading Monte’s (Nestle’s) Cookies

lifestyle, Travel

Coolest Venues: Evil Czech Brewery

Wow I wish I had been blogging when I was in Italy for a semester because, man, there were adorable places like this EVERYWHERE. But here I am, back in my hometown, looking for good places to go. My boyfriend and I LOVED this one. Welcome to Evil Czech Brewery: The building has this awesome,… Continue reading Coolest Venues: Evil Czech Brewery

health, Recipes

Avocado Toast and Mimosa Brunch

This is one of my favorite meals for brunch. I've never been a big breakfast person--I don't love cereal, I only go for omelets if they have goat cheese, and I'm a disgrace to our family because I don't like our traditional egg casserole; HOWEVER! Avocado toast will always hit the spot for me. (Yeah,… Continue reading Avocado Toast and Mimosa Brunch

lifestyle, love, Recipes

Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

SPRING BREAK is upon us. My boyfriend and I wanted to celebrate our 7 month-anniversary by making some homemade lasagna. We found this recipeĀ OnlineĀ and absolutely killed it. We deserve our own cooking show for this. Watch and learn. We went on a shopping trip and picked out some ingredients and an onion that looks like… Continue reading Cooking (THE BEST) Lasagna Recipe with my Boyfriend

health, Recipes

Avocado-Lime Quinoa ~ Healthy Lunch

I have been loving quinoa lately. It has an awesome texture and can be paired with anything. My goal is to try to cook with more natural ingredients whenever possible. I'm trying to pack as many vegetables as I can into my meals. This lunch is delicious, light, refreshing, crunchy, creamy, and packed with flavor.… Continue reading Avocado-Lime Quinoa ~ Healthy Lunch

Travel

Rome

Rome. Was. Incredible. It's such a rich city because there are so many things to see, it's almost impossible to do it all in a day! But here are just some of the beautiful things I saw! The Pantheon That big hole in the ceiling of the Pantheon that lets all rain and precipitation in… Continue reading Rome