2016 montly focus

I was never a huge fan of setting a New Year Resolution. I would spend all this time thinking of something I wanted to change or get better at, then a month later I was giving up. So instead, I decided to write down all of the things that I wanted to change, areas that …

my 2015 highlights

I won’t lie to you, 2015 was filled with ups and downs. Some of the biggest changes in my life happened this year – but it also made me realize how thankful I am for the people I am surrounded by! Here are my top memories from 2015! 1. Moving to Boston to be with …

one year wedding anniversary

It is hard to believe that one year ago we were spending the day getting ready, getting married, and getting down on the dance floor. That was by far, one of the happiest and most fun days of my life. It was all so perfect, and I wish I could relive it again and again! …

drinks: the violet beauregarde

As you may have saw on a previous post (somerville) we had gone to a store called The Boston Shaker and purchased a cocktail kit. I’ve been getting pretty craft with my cocktails, and adding or changing basic recipes to make them my own. Here is one of my first creations: The Violet Beauregarde Ingredients: …

how to: perfect hard boiled eggs

I LOVE hard boiled eggs. You can peel and eat them, add them to your salad, make egg salad sandwiches, etc. I always had the hardest time though getting them to be perfect! They were over done or not done enough. Finally, I have perfected the method! Here is my fool proof way: Place eggs …

food: roasted red pepper and mozzarella stuffed chicken

I love how versatile cooking chicken is. There is so much you can do, and it’s easy to cook. Last night, I tried a roasted red pepper and mozzarella stuffed chicken breast. Let me tell you, it was delicious. As usual, I don’t do the best job at measuring… So bear with me! We started …

june 27: #outonthebeantown – somerville

This week on #outonthebeantown – it was my turn to pick where to go! Easier said than done. There are so many different places that I wanted to go see; how do you pick?!? I started my morning off at the Farmers Market and paid $5 for all of this! I love going every weekend …

city livin’

I am sure that most of you would agree that Bay City isn’t a big town, but we still have quite a bit to offer. The free summer concerts and programs, tons of fairs and festivals, art galleries, shopping, restaurants, etc. Anything that you could need is relatively close. And if not, you have Saginaw …

food: chicken pie pockets

I feel like this blog is starting to turn into a cooking blog! I love to cook, and I love that I have the opportunity this summer to cook up a storm! On the menu tonight – Chicken Pie Pockets! These were so easy to make! Probably not the healthiest meal out there, but so …

food: bbq chicken french pizza

There is the cutest little bread shop in the North End called Bricco Panneteria. You wouldn’t even know it was there. A tiny sign hangs from an old fire escape in a small alley way. You go down a narrow set of stairs and you will find the best and freshest bread in Boston. I …