Our time in Monterey is coming to an end and we are making the most of our last three weeks on the peninsula. We are looking forward to next cross country road trip and our subsequent relocation to Washington DC. I spent the Obama years going to graduate school within the Beltway and subsequently working [...]
I made it two weeks without shopping. Where is my trophy?
last... At the tail end of our California roadtrip, we stopped at a vintage store while we were at Carmel by the Sea. The owner of Foxy Couture, Susan, pulled vintage Lilly Pulitzer from backstock, along with Key West Fashions (a label of the same aesthetic and time frame) and provided intel about another brand [...]
"Is there anything more synonymous with the Fourth of July holiday then grilling, brats, and beer? Those three summertime icons will be enjoyed by themselves by many over the next weekend, however, they also can be rolled into one delicious dish which is perfect for the summer grilling season. Think a better ballpark bratwurst in [...]
One of my most traumatic experiences growing up was getting sent home from school for my shorts being deemed “too short.” These were the same American Eagle chino shorts that many a teenage girl had in her back to school wardrobe, but nobody else wearing the shorts was sent home from school. Nobody else shot [...]
"This week our inspiration came from the Twitter, of all sources. The original tweet from a popular food publication was for ‘baked white fish with potatoes’, which I am sure is a respectable recipe, but we wanted to trick it out. Store shelves are filled with fresh squash, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes, and fresh trout [...]
last... I am nearly packed up for the move. There is certain stress that comes with a move from one coast to another. Our initial move out to the west coast did not go as smoothly as I would have liked. Consequently, I am taking advantage of the fact that I am not working up [...]