5 Must-EATs in NYC

I recently spent 3 days in New York City and found some really great food spots that I just have to share! First Up… You Need a NYC Rainbow Bagel. The city is known for their bagels… especially their rainbow ones! I’m sure there are plenty of great bagel shops around the expansive city, andContinue reading “5 Must-EATs in NYC”

Summertime Activities to Do Around Glens Falls NY

The little town of Glens Falls has the charm of the beautiful Adirondacks, surrounded by countless attractions for anyone visiting, vacationing, or looking for something new to explore. Let’s Grab Lunch at… Spot Coffee This cute cafe was my go-to “spot” (hah, funny) during high school. I would sit at one of the tables orContinue reading “Summertime Activities to Do Around Glens Falls NY”

Why The Aperol Spritz is the Drink of this Summer

This spritz makes a great summer drink due to its bright orange color! It’s light and colorful, and just in time for the sunshine. Recently, I’ve been in the mood to whip up a dinner and cocktail recipe to sit and enjoy on the porch. This spritz may be what I’m craving. The Aperol spritzContinue reading “Why The Aperol Spritz is the Drink of this Summer”

The Out-Of-This-World Cookie Shop to Curb Your Sweet Tooth

On Washington Square in Salem, across from the Salem Common and the Witch Museum, is a little hub for late-night snackers. When you walk in, you’ll be greeted with the sweet smells of freshly baked cookies. The dimly lit room is illuminated by neon decor and black lights. Welcome to Goodnight Fatty. The front-facing wallContinue reading “The Out-Of-This-World Cookie Shop to Curb Your Sweet Tooth”

How to Make the Best Charcuterie Board

What’s a picnic without red grapes, sharp cheese and some breadsticks? Truth is, there are a lot of ways to put together a charcuterie board. What is a charcuterie board? How do you even pronounce that? Charcuterie actually means a selection of meats (see also: charcuterie store). When put together on a “board” or plate,Continue reading “How to Make the Best Charcuterie Board”

Top 10 Green Cocktails for a St. Patrick’s Day Bash

Feelin’ lucky this year? You will be after you whip up a few of these tasty cocktails! With everything from a classic green beer to a boozy martini, this list will have you covered for the family get-together and the afterparty. 1. Green Beer This is the all-too-famous drink that my father makes every year.Continue reading “Top 10 Green Cocktails for a St. Patrick’s Day Bash”

The Time-Saving, Spinach-Dip Pasta Dish You Need to Try

I made this dish for my friends last week and we all LOVED it. The key to making such an easy yet totally-not-boring dinner is this: skip the pasta sauce aisle. Instead, try using a dip! I bought Litehouse’s Spinach Parmesan Dip and Spread. I used just about the whole 15oz container to go alongContinue reading “The Time-Saving, Spinach-Dip Pasta Dish You Need to Try”

How I Spent My 5-Day Trip to Florence, Italy

“You’re going for only five days?” When I saw the opportunity for a $500 round-trip ticket to Florence during my extended Thanksgiving break this year, I immediately called up my parents. Am I crazy? Should I do it? During school, we usually only have 3 days off for Thanksgiving break: the days directly before andContinue reading “How I Spent My 5-Day Trip to Florence, Italy”

Chips, Dips, and all the Super Bowl Snacks You’ll Need

Picture this: you’re all gathered around a table filled with dishes of warm dips, chips and finger-food snacks. The whistles and cheering fans roar from the TV. There’s little bits of popcorn on the carpet and your friends are all digging into your homemade buffalo chicken dip (and probably asking for the recipe). What’s betterContinue reading “Chips, Dips, and all the Super Bowl Snacks You’ll Need”

7 Super Sweet Valentine’s Day Desserts

Looking to make something sweet for your special person on V-Day? Don’t worry, these recipes aren’t too difficult AND they’re super cute. By the way… these are also great snacks to make for when your girl friends come over to watch some sappy rom-com and laugh off their last breakup. Who said V-Day had toContinue reading “7 Super Sweet Valentine’s Day Desserts”