30 Days of Gratitude – Day 3

Day three is a tough one for me as it is “what is your favorite part of the morning?”. I am not a morning person and I don’t like to be spoken to within the first hour of waking. I honestly don’t think I have a favorite part in the morning as all of it […]

Cafes Abound in South Korea

I remember back in 2001 when I first traveled to Europe, the only place I could find a big cup of strong coffee was at McDonalds. I went to countless cafes and always ended up with a teeny tiny demi-tasse of espresso or a large bowl full of cafe au lait. Coffee has taken over […]

The Search for the Best Tiramisu in Florence, Italy

I have this delicious honey crisp apple picked off a tree in the beautiful Annapolis Valley just waiting for me to take a bite.   Yet, all I can think about is how I wish I was back in Italy, throwing caution to the wind over any poor eating habits as after all when in Italy, […]

Starbucks – I love you x

   Okay… So, a little late on posting about the supposed “red cup controversy”, but seriously does anyone really care? What about our poor Jewish peeps who would be pre-Christianity. What about blue cups with Magen Davids?  What about the joy of minimalism? Should a coffee cup have to be adorned with Christmas bells and […]

Thrift Challenge – September means no café coffee

I never thought I would be that girl who cannot start the day without a cup of coffee. The sweet aroma of coffee wafts out a variety of offices I must walk by every work day. The scent of freshly brewed coffee is intoxicating, and I practically salivate each morning before I order my medium […]