Homemade Baklava: Do Not Fear the Phyllo

I love desserts. At my wedding (which isn’t happening for a wee while…relax, mom) I am going to have an entire room or table (depending on where it’s held) dedicated to desserts. Evan and I attended a friend’s engagement party and they had a dessert room; I haven’t stopped talking about it since and it … Continue reading

“Mi scusi”: Homemade Foccacia at its Best

This past holiday Monday, Jessica and I decided to make homemade foccacia.  “Mi scusi” I forgot some of you didn’t get a holiday Monday… Starting with foccacia seemed somewhat less daunting than a full-blown homemade bread/loaf recipe and really, we just couldn’t can’t deny our love for the rosemary flavoured, salt-laden, Italian creation. We decided … Continue reading

Homemade Chicken Broth Recipe

‘Tis my first post on this magnificent blog…needless to say, I am quite excited. I must forewarn you that my photo documentation may not be as well laid out as my counterpart’s. This is largely due to the fact that I often forget to document the process with my trusty camera until the recipe is … Continue reading

My Current Skin Obsession

If you have ever spoken to me for more than 10 minutes, you are probably aware of my interest in all things “beauty”.  Makeup, hair, skincare… all of it.  I have found myself on the receiving end of many questions from my girlfriends on these topics, often asking how I know them so well.  I … Continue reading

The Beginning

I sometimes have a hard time remembering that I’m an “adult”.  Having been out of school for less than 3 years, I feel almost displaced when September rolls around and I’m not dropping hundreds of dinaros on textbooks (yay, adulthood!).  Regardless of this obvious visceral reluctance, there is a mounting number of staring-me-in-the-face facts that … Continue reading