In my efforts to hang out with my bar-studying husband this summer, our sweet spot ended up being the “go somewhere to study” date. But the sweltering mess that is North Carolina in July means there’s only so much outdoor studying one can handle, particularly on Saturday afternoons. SO, the coffeeshop scene it is! We took… Read More The best iced mochas at Joe Van Gogh
So hopefully y’all academically minded people are nearly done with your semesters and headed into the sweetness of summertime! But in the meantime, finals loom. Being married to someone in law school makes me feel like I deserve a degree of my own. I should receive a Juris Doctor of Making Sure There’s Food in… Read More A chocolate morning at Mad Hatter’s
The paradox of wedding planning is that you’re preparing for one of the happiest days of your life, but that process can be truly terrible. Unless you’re really careful, the process can often turn into a never-ending list of decisions that makes the wedding seem like an obligation instead of a celebration. Because of this,… Read More Sunday afternoons at Parker & Otis
In my pursuit of the Triangle Bucket List, I did actually sit down one day and make a list of places I wanted to make sure to go. There are so many delicious restaurants and fun bars and amazing events that I didn’t want to overlook something! So here’s the initial list. It’s grouped roughly… Read More Triangle Tuesday: what’s the actual bucket list?
Today’s stop on the Triangle bucket list is a German bakery and cafe restaurant with an unusual name: Guglhupf! Guglhupf is just wonderful. It’s one of my go-to places. For work meetings, for catching up with friends, for getting stuff done or just to enjoy an afternoon reading and writing. It also happens to be… Read More Guglhupf
Well friends, I’ve decided that Tuesdays are officially becoming Triangle Tuesdays! It works well because I’m probably doing most of these shenanigans on the weekends, so that gives me something interesting to cover early each week! So every Tuesday I’m going to try and update on one thing I’ve checked off the bucket list. As promised,… Read More Introducing #TriangleTuesdays, and a taste!
First stop on the Triangle Bucket List: Cocoa Cinnamon! Cocoa Cinnamon is a Durham coffee shop. I’ve been several times before, so this wasn’t a first visit, but I tried to notice things as if it was. I really like Cocoa Cinnamon – it’s a great place to go and people watch. It feels very Durham-y… Read More Cocoa Cinnamon