May 10, 2016

Travel Finds, Laguna

I have to admit when I travel the highlight of my trip is typically what I eat, the hidden restaurants I find, and immersing myself in the food of the locale. So when I discovered a few hidden gems in my own backyard you have to excuse my elation. I mean finding a killer organic juice bar and a super cool breakfast spot all within one weekend, well it almost felt as if I was on vacation!! Below are a few of these hidden gems in the Laguna area. If you go...READ MORE

May 6, 2015

Family Getaway {Vancouver}

This installment of Family Getaway takes us to Vancouver, BC where we will be going with my family next month. I have never been, and am so excited to explore there. If you guys have recommendations for me please leave them in the comments! Where should we eat? What should we see? I have included below what's on my radar so...READ MORE

January 13, 2015

Eating & Drinking our Way through Portland

To celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary, the husband and I took a quick trip to Portland. We had always wanted to visit and had never been until now. What a fun city, filled with some of the nicest people I have ever met! I thought it would be fun to share a few of the food and drink highlights of our trip! One of our culinary highlights was brunch at Tasty and Alder. Everyone we met in town told us we must eat there, and it did not disappoint. I...READ MORE

September 17, 2014

A new Way to Eat {Ferry Building Style}

It is not a secret I am a HUGE fan of the Ferry Building in SF. It just really encompasses everything I love about food. From local, and sustainable, to delicious and offering a wide variety of options, I LOVE. The coolest things about this is that it has inspired spots in Southern California to do the same thing...Right in my own back yard!! So what is Ferry Building Style eating you say? Here are some criteria: First up we have The OC Mix in...READ MORE

August 19, 2014

Out and About {Public 74}

Hello friends! Back home and ready to get back in the swing of things. We had a great trip to Cape Cod and it was amazing to spend time with family. We arrived home on Saturday so we had Sunday to decompress. If your travels allow I highly recommend this. Anyway we discovered a great new restaurant in San Juan Capistrano (Southern California) on Sunday called Public 74. They have a fabulous beer selection, the cocktails looked amazing, and the food was...READ MORE