December 24, 2015

Winter Cocktail: Coquito

  My grandmother is Puerto Rican but when it comes to traditions, the French Canadian side of my family has always reigned supreme. While my blood only runs 1/4 Hispanic, I’m still fascinated with the food & culture and like to think that a little piece of belongs to it all. A few years ago I discovered coquito and never…

Simmer Pot for the Holidays

We were always a simmer pot household growing up – no scented candles, just a pot of aromatics simmering away. Scented candles – even the good ones that don’t smell like cheap vanilla or your grandma’s perfume – are almost always too strong for my liking. And the majority release all kinds of fun toxins…

Loving Local: LoMo Market

(Photo from lomomarket.com) Have you noticed that the things you value start to shift as you grow older? I opt for well-made, unique pieces for my home instead of heading to Target or Home Goods. Old Navy and H&M are a bargain, but I feel better spending more on pieces that last longer than a…