Food LIVING

Sunday Morning chia pancakes

January 6, 2017

I’m not sure what took longer.. coming up with a good title for this post or actually making the pancakes. I mean seriously, there are so many great things about these pancakes that I found it almost impossible to sum it up into a couple of words. They are my go-to pancakes on a Sunday morning. They are packed with protein so they keep us full when we’re not expected at a Sunday brunch with friends. All you need is a blender…

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STYLE

Let’s Suede

January 4, 2017

I have to admit I am completely obsessed with black leather jackets. I own a few and they are used with almost every outfit (which includes party dresses and work attire) as long as there is a hint of cold outside my door. However, when I saw this dark khaki suede jacket hanging from a rack at my local Zara store… I knew it would instantly become a favorite.. and it did.. right away. It was a nice break from the…

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Travel

Riding around Portland

December 22, 2016

We visited Portland, Oregon for my husband’s birthday this year in April and it was the perfect way to celebrate. We are fans of the show Portlandia with Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen. We find references everywhere we go and feel like several moments in our daily lives could easily pass for an episode of the show. So I say that to say that Portland was a place on our list of cities to visit ASAP. HOTEL  We stayed at Hotel…

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Food LIVING

Wanna-be Acai Bowl

November 23, 2016
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  Let’s talk about the latest health craze. Açaí bowls. How do you say that anyway? Ah-ka-ee … ah-sigh-EE… ah-sah-EE (I’m going with ah-sah-EE.).. Okay I’m kidding, I know how to say it. But seriously… acai bowls are getting some serious attention. I’m seeing them everywhere! Coffee shops, movies, Instagram and everyone is talking about it. I had my first bowl at Jamba Juice a few years ago and I didn’t even realize I was eating a famous Açaí bowl. Lately I’ve noticed they are becoming widely…

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