Pass some over!

Pass some over!

It's another holiday season, I'm not religious, but  I still like to partake in a variety of seasonal festivities. Regardless of which holiday I'm celebrating, for me, it's about bringing people together and enjoying good food. Unfortunately, during these times of self-isolating brings new challenges, like "where are my dinner guests?" It's not ideal being [...]

HOME SWEET HOME

HOME SWEET HOME

Hello? Is anyone out there? We just returned from a walk, it was eerie, to say the least. All restaurants, shops and cafés are closed, some boarded up. It feels like the after-effects of a  bomb gone off. We are the only few survivors, except for a restaurant down the street, which is offering wine [...]

IKIGAI

IKIGAI

Ikigai is a Japanese concept for "a reason for being," it's a lifestyle that strives to balance the spiritual with the practical. In a nutshell, what gets you up in the morning besides your alarm clock, what are you passionate about? With the current state of the world, it's hard to get excited about anything. Quite [...]

TULUM

TULUM

Tulum sounds like it should be the answer to a Jeopardy question, "What is Mexico's trendiest resort?" Tulum is a region in Mexico, 120 km south of Cancun,  known as the Riviera Maya, a stretch of coast that includes beaches, jungles, and Mayan ruins.  Tulum is the ultimate spot for those seeking an easy, cost-effective trip to [...]

Valentines Day

Valentines Day

For the past six years, Valentine's day for me was a bust, well ok, I may have poured myself a glass or two of wine, and commiserated how it sucks to be single. There was a time when Valentine's day got me excited, but that was a much younger naive me. To be honest, it's [...]

One Year

One Year

For the past year, you've followed along on my journey with the new man in my life. I guess I can't use the word "new" anymore, we've just hit the one year mark. It's hard to believe, the time has gone so fast, but when I stop to think of all we have seen and done together, [...]

BORSCHT

BORSCHT

You know the expression, cheap like borscht? Well, here it is, dinner doesn't get any more affordable, it's also vegetarian and can easily be adapted for vegan, not to mention, it's delicious too. With the new year and all those resolutions of eating healthier and saving money, this couldn't be more perfect, enjoy! BORSCHT 1 [...]