holiday gift guide 2014.

Are you shopping for gifts this weekend?  The Internet is exploding with ideas, which can be helpful when we’re feeling frazzled with the season and just need a little inspiration.  You can find guides “for him” or “for her” all the way to the more creative “for the jetsetter” or “for the beauty guru.”   …

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brunch at bayou bakery.

We can be such creatures of habit. I’m sure I’m not alone in this, but even though we live in the middle of a thriving and ever-changing restaurant scene, Chris and I often end up going to the same places to eat. In Arlington, we love Fuego, Green Pig, Screwtop, and Fireworks. Sometimes you’ll find …

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crispy potato roast.

If you are like me, you are buying your last couple holiday gifts, testing out your recipes for the big family feast, and spending a lot of quality time curled up by the fire with steaming hot chocolate. Just kidding. This is the me of my dreams! Every year, I think I will be so …

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wine night: côtes du rhône.

I’ve mentioned many times on this blog the regular “wine night” that we do with a group of friends each month or so.  I’ll usually share about the appetizer or side that I bring; however, it struck me recently that I don’t often write about the actual wines that we try!  I hope to better …

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