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Things We Love: Hand Painted Tea Glasses

Special hand painted tea glasses will bring joy to any table. In Morocco and Turkey they serve hot mint tea in the afternoon in these beautiful hand painted glasses. When I saw these on Anthropologie I was transported to Venice, Italy where colorful Murano glass is everywhere. This special set of hand painted tea glasses […]

Things We Love: Tutto Bene Beach Tote

A handmade, natural jute, beach tote that will bring joy all summer long. I know it’s early to be thinking or dreaming about hot weather and the beach. But with the current weather forecast rain or snow every week I need something to look forward to. I am also hopeful that we be able to […]

Sips: Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit Vodka

Looking for a refreshing cocktail? Try Deep Eddy’s flavors! Years ago, Liz and her husband Shawn were in Key West enjoying spring break. A lifelong Fresca lover, Liz ordered a Deep Eddy’s Ruby Red Grapefruit vodka with soda. It was delicious. Since that vacation, Liz has tried several other Deep Eddy’s flavors, including orange, peach, […]

Things We Love: Purple Carrot Plant-Based Meal Kits

Purple Carrot provides a wonderful source of vegan recipe inspiration. One of my favorite activities is looking up vegan recipes and also turning non-vegan recipes into plant-based meals — “veganizing” them. There are a lot of recipe ideas from vegan chefs, bloggers and YouTube channels. However, I Purple Carrot provides a wonderful source of recipe […]

Weeknight Dinner: Green Pasta

For a vegan, green pasta seems perfectly normal. Does green pasta sound yucky? Does it mean that you add a few drops of food coloring to your pasta water? Not at all. For a vegan, green pasta seems perfectly normal. In the post from Heated recommended by Mark Bittman, I was fascinated by these approaches […]

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Brunch Favorites: Eggs Rancheros

Eggs Rancheros is easy to make at home. The combination of fresh flavors is always a crowd pleaser for brunch or breakfast. One of my top travel memories is the amazing breakfast at Posada de Angel in Antigua, Guatemala. At the hotel they make incredible black beans that are a smooth puree not clumpy. But […]

Things We Love: Zyia Active

Looking for a new activewear alternative? Look no further! I have long been a sucker for any kind of home shopping party. I loved Stella and Dot when it came out (both Melissa and I sold it). Remember India Hicks’ amazing line? Beautycounter has the best concealer, lip glosses and bronzer. And now I have […]