Happy September!! Labor Day’s arrival this weekend always signals one thing: fall is just around the corner! Whether you think autumn represents football, pumpkin spice lattes, back to school, or cozy sweaters, everyone has something they love about fall. I’m looking forward to not sweating every time I set foot outside.
Negronis are classic Italian aperitifs. Drank before a meal, aperitifs are intended to stimulate your appetite and get you ready for dinner. When we visited Italy I never really got into negronis, mostly because when I could never drag myself away from the amazing wine selection. It didn’t help that Campari, the key ingredient in… Read More Negronis, eight ways
Visiting Laura has always been fun – we’ve had our share of adventures when she lived in D.C., and now that she’s relocated to Atlanta, there’s a whole new city to explore! She and her husband Armando hosted me for a weekend this spring, and their number one recommendation for a Saturday morning was exploring… Read More Local Atlanta: walking the Beltline
Part of my travels this spring took me down to Atlanta, home to my friends Laura & Armando. Atlanta is one of those cities with so many things to do and see, and I knew we couldn’t do it al in one weekend! So I did the smart (read: lazy) thing and let my hosts… Read More Exploring the Georgia Aquarium
The hardest thing for me about living in a small town is the lack of ethnic food. I could eat Thai food twice and week and never get sick of it. Sushi is my love language. There is nothing quite like great Italian pasta. So when I headed east for a few months this spring,… Read More DC food finds
When visiting my friend Catherine, she and I spent a lot of time comparing our favorite things to do in D.C.. I realized when visiting her that I’ve come to the city at least every year since my sophomore year of college, so I’ve got some serious love for Washington D.C.! Today, I’m sharing a… Read More Swapping favorite spots in DC
By March of this year, I’d ditched all my cold weather gear in Alabama. Living out of a suitcase meant I wanted to shed as much unnecessary gear as possible, and after a month of unusually warm weather in the south I was ready to get rid of warm layers. So when I visited my… Read More Springtime snow in D.C.