Friendsgiving with Tapas


The temperature is finally starting to drop in LA, decorations are going up, and the holiday spirit is coming out.  Attending parties and hosting gatherings is one of my favorite aspects of the holiday season.  I love having people over any time of Continue Reading

Sweet Potato Muffins

sweet potato muffins

We know skipping breakfast is not a good idea, and for me, it's a guarantee to hangry moments later.  Mornings can be somewhat hectic, so a quick grab meal that is both healthy and yummy is necessary.  I love these sweet potato muffins because the Continue Reading

Snaps – Weekend Happenings


It was a rather mellow weekend, which is exactly what I needed.  Kicking it around the neighborhood with my favorite people and plenty of good food was the best way to wrap up October.  Still having a hard time wrapping my head around that one!  But Continue Reading

Date Day – Downtown LA


I love trying out new spots, whether restaurant, bar, hike, around town.  However, I am a creature of habit and like most, have a busy schedule.  This usually leaves the trying out of new spots limited to Venice or surround areas.  A day date or Continue Reading

Avocado Toast with Pomegranate

avocado toast

There are a million posts about avocado toast.  It's on every brunch menu.  Basic as a pumpkin spice latte in fall.  But, there's reason.  It's flipping delicious and perfect.  Like, always hits the spot, ridiculously easy to make, has a bunch of Continue Reading

Snaps! Back from vacation


Alright, it's Monday and I'm back from a 10 day vacation. Double whammy, lots of coffee kind of day. I will be sharing lots of details in the recap of our east coast trip (some pics here) as soon as I can organize it all. As for now, all I Continue Reading

Baked Sweet Potato Fritters


I love recipes that are quick, simple, and healthy.  Even more, I love when I can take a recipe, double it, and use it for any meal.  Sweet potato fritters are one of those recipes.  Plus, baking rather than frying them keeps the fritters longer Continue Reading

Snaps – Weekend Happenings

This weekend was kind of mellow, just what I was looking for.  Here's a little look into what went down: Started Friday with a little mani/pedi pampering.  Robbie took me out for a date night to Lola Gaspar in downtown Santa Ana.  It's been Continue Reading