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Summer Entertaining Essentials on Sale

Summer Entertaining Essentials on Sale

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 Summer entertaining is much more fun and versatile because you suddenly don’t have to confine your gatherings to the indoors. Pool parties, patio dinners, and picnics […]

Easy Classic Key Lime Pie

Easy Classic Key Lime Pie

I have lots of fanciful recipe ideas and keep a running list of new things I want to try out. I do a fair amount of recipe testing for the blog and to add to my repertoire but my daily eating tends to be pretty […]

How Coffee Table Books Upgrade your Decor

How Coffee Table Books Upgrade your Decor

Tory Burch in Color | Michelle Obama a Photographic Journey | Places to Go People to See | Something to Food About | Gardenista I use books to decorate throughout my home. The living room is an obvious choice but you’ll also find them in […]

30+ Fresh Summer Fruit Ideas

30+ Fresh Summer Fruit Ideas

The best (in my opinion) fruit seasons are upon us, y’all. Spring and summer yield juicy berries, tropical pineapples, mangoes, and kiwis, delicious stone fruits (nectarines, peaches, etc.), cherries, and, of course, perfectly ripe melons.  I was surprised to learn recently that quite a few […]

Lagos Photo Diary

Lagos Photo Diary

This post is comprised of photos from last month’s trip to Lagos, Nigeria. It wasn’t practical to lug around my professional camera so all of these photos are from my iPhone, with the exception of some professional photos from my cousin’s wedding at the end. […]

Coconut Lime Shrimp & Plantain

Coconut Lime Shrimp & Plantain

This dish has flavors from all over so I’m not quite sure how to categorize it cuisine-wise. You’ve got ginger, coconut, lime, red pepper, and curry, which evoke Southeast Asian, Caribbean, and West African feels so *insert shrug emoji here*. It’s a little sweet, spicy, […]

Photo Walk of Central Amsterdam

Photo Walk of Central Amsterdam

On my way to Lagos last month, I had a seven-hour layover in Amsterdam. There was no way I could sit in the airport for that long so I researched and made a plan to explore a bit while there. One of my coworkers frequents […]

How to Make a Smoothie Bowl in Three Steps

How to Make a Smoothie Bowl in Three Steps

Tips and ideas for making easy 3-step smoothie bowls

Lemon Ginger Bellini Punch

Lemon Ginger Bellini Punch

An easy and refreshing party punch recipe made with sparkling wine, lemon, ginger, and peach flavors

5 Bucket List Experiences in Lagos, Nigeria

5 Bucket List Experiences in Lagos, Nigeria

I recently spent time in Lagos, Nigeria celebrating my cousin’s wedding, visiting family, and seeing all I could see. Following are a few “bucket list experiences” I recommend everyone have while visiting Lagos. Ride a Keke A keke is a small, three-wheeled vehicle that can […]