Food adventures

Copycat Quake Shake

Copycat Quake Shake

**This post is NOT sponsored by Ghirardelli**   Because I live so close to Disneyland, I went to Disneyland and California Adventure a lot.  Almost every time I would go I had to stop at the Ghirardelli shop in California Adventure and get a Caramel […]

Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List

It’s FINALLY Autumn!  Hopefully Southern California will cool down soon so I can wear some dark makeup and sweaters!  As you know, I always, always, ALWAYS make lists.  Fall isn’t any different!  There are some of the things I want to do so, I made a […]

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

Blueberry Muffin Recipe

For the past couple of weeks I had a craving for blueberry muffins.  I knew that I didn’t want to buy pre-made ones from the grocery store, so it was up to me to create the perfect recipe that is simple and easy whenever you […]

Portfolio Coffee

Portfolio Coffee

On my quest to try as many coffee places as I can, I recently landed at Portfolio Coffee in Long Beach, California. Portfolio is right off of a main street with only metered parking.  I quickly (and luckily) found a meter spot, dropped in my […]

Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Chicken

Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Chicken

Over the past couple of months I have really stepped up my dinner game.  My mom taught me how to cook as a child, but I enjoy baking a little more than cooking.  Once a week I make dinner for my family.  With four people […]

Honor Coffee

Honor Coffee

Last Friday I went to Honor Coffee on Lido Island, Newport Beach, California. It’s very quaint and beautifully bright white with detailed molding.  There is a rustic wood table community table in the middle of the shop and a few two-seater tables in front of […]

Life’s Better Buzzed

Life’s Better Buzzed

On Monday I drove down to Encinitas, California to try Better Buzzed Coffee.  I’ve heard about this place for over a year, but never had the chance to go.  If you are unfamiliar, Encinitas is in San Diego County, the city to the right of […]

Easy and Healthy Burrito Bowl

Easy and Healthy Burrito Bowl

Second food post in one week?? Crazy, right? But this was so delicious I had to share it with you all! 🙂 On Tuesday I was so hungry for Chipotle but I didn’t want to spend the money in gas and cash to get food. […]

The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

The Ultimate Grilled Cheese

Everyone loves grilled cheese…Right?  I hadn’t eaten one in years because I was tired of the old bland version that I grew up with.  A slice of cheddar, some white bread, with butter on the outside cooked on the stove.  That it until I was introduced to […]

Mother’s Day Gifts Made Simple

Mother’s Day Gifts Made Simple

On Tuesday’s post, I did Mother’s Day gifts which featured some past gifts that I’ve given to my Mom.  These gifts were also on the pricier side of the spectrum.  So, today I’m going to do Mother’s Day Gifts Made Simple!  These are less expensive, […]