Where to Eat: Minneapolis, MN

Never did I think I would find myself in Minnesota, but Minneapolis surprised me. No, you won’t see me packing up my bags and moving to the frozen tundra but I definitely found myself pleasantly surprised with this bustling city. Being there for work, I only had a very limited time to enjoy the city so of […]

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DIY Lavender Sugar Body Scrub

DIY Body Scrubs are one of the easiest homemade beauty products you can make. The are also easy to customize to your liking. Because this month is all about LAVENDER, I though a DIY Lavender Sugar Body Scrub recipe was a must. The coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and Vitamin E are extremely moisturizing while […]

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On the Train to Santa Barbara

This past weekend was my golden birthday–26 on the 26th! I was feeling all sorry for myself and terribly missing Paris so when my mom asked what I wanted to do to celebrate, I was disgruntled and gave little suggestions. Being the person she is, my mom decided to take it upon herself (with the […]

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All About Lavender

Lavender Technical/Latin name: Lavandula Family: Lamiaceae Why I Love It: I have long adored the scent of lavender and have recently become obsessed with its vast use in my DIY projects. Its calming properties makes it a staple in an apothecary’s kitchen. I use it in many of my homemade beauty projects.  A Bit of Cool History […]

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Basil Infused Oil Recipe

Herb of the Month: Basil Infused Oil Recipe We are coming to the end of our first herb of the month! Basil has been a true friend and is even more useful than I had originally thought. After introducing it, we have explored it in our culinary endeavors with Penne with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Mozzarella […]

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