best way to keep strawberries fresh

rob had a really fun idea to go strawberry picking this past weekend. it was something summery and outdoors, so i was obviously down. plus, we really haven’t been able to make anything from the two strawberries our garden has yielded thus far [ugh].   anyhow, the strawberry picking was a huge success. if i had to guess, i would say we gathered about 7 pounds … Continue reading best way to keep strawberries fresh

a little adventure just outside of boston (sharon itinerary)

who knew the outskirts of boston were so awesome?! well, i’m sure everyone that grew up here did. unlike many of my colleagues, friends, and boyfriend, i’m still considered a newbie when it comes to new england. i don’t say “wicked”, and i sure as hell still can’t say “parked my car” with a boston accent. (although i’m not sure i really want to). it … Continue reading a little adventure just outside of boston (sharon itinerary)

watermelon keg in 3 easy steps (+ cocktail recipe)

it’s officially summer, which means BBQs, beach days, and fruity cocktails. but why not spice up your next grilling session with a watermelon keg. yup, i said it. watermelon keg. now that’s what i call a summer party! here’s what you will need to make it happen.  if you don’t have a jar with a spout/tap, you can always just buy one at a local … Continue reading watermelon keg in 3 easy steps (+ cocktail recipe)

ooey gooey fudgy fudge (recipe)

i have quite a funny story with fudge that i’m almost too embarrassed to share. but eh, what the heck. living in miami, fudge wasn’t really readily available. we only got it when we made a short trip to fort lauderdale and visited kilwins in las olas. when i moved to new england, it become quite noticeable just how many fudge options one could fine. it also became a must-have every … Continue reading ooey gooey fudgy fudge (recipe)

four ways to save money on a road trip

if you’ve been following me on instagram, you may have noticed that i just came back from a nine-day road trip around iceland. the trip was spectacular. beyond the amazing sight-seeing, my boyfriend and i booked several different activities like atving, white water rafting, and horseback riding. that, plus the plane tickets, hotels, and car rental, was beginning to really empty out our wallets. so, … Continue reading four ways to save money on a road trip