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Tomato Crostini with whipped feta

January 28, 2013

0 I have Ian Garten’s recipe from her new cookbook and YUM!!! They came out better than I thought! I like foolproof things (and the name is better than idiot proof for sure 🙂 A few things I did to change up her recipe to my liking:  Use Fat Free Feta, use 2 day old, […]

Tips for Planning a Fulfilling Valentines Day

January 26, 2013


For a holiday all about love and happiness, Valentines Day can cause more stress than it should. As with relationships, unmet expectations lead to disappointment. If you have a significant other, at least you know you will have someone to share the Hallmark holiday with. If you’ve been married for a while you may wish […]

Carlsbad French Bakery Cafe, Casual and Delicious

January 26, 2013


A busy person need balance – and a place where they can go enjoy a relaxing cup of coffee, read the paper, and take a deep breath. European style bakeries and cafes tend to offer that experience. Have a sweet tooth needing to be satisfied? Craving French style comfort foods like a quiche or ham […]

Tips for Bargain Shopping in London

January 12, 2013


Bargain shopping in the cosmopolitan city of London? You bet – and it can be a fun “treasure hunting” adventure! Shopping is a “must do” for most travelers, whether it’s gifts, the cell phone charger left at home, or that unique item you can only buy where you are. Here are a few tips to […]

New Belgium Brewery – Learn to Romance your Beer

January 11, 2013


With wine tasting costing $10 to $20, craft beer tasting is looking like a much better deal at a cost of FREE! Although my home turf of San Diego is full of craft breweries, with new ones opening each year, it took a visit to Fort Collins to finally partake in my first beer tasting. […]