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Juicing Without A Juicer

Juicing Without A Juicer

Did you know that you can make fresh fruit and veggie juice at home without a juicer? Well, you can! You just need two pieces of equipment. But first, let me tell you how I got here. Juicing has become very popular over the last few years. Up until recently, I really had yet to … Continue reading

VinBar–Ann Arbor’s Newest Wine Bar

VinBar–Ann Arbor’s Newest Wine Bar

This summer, the huz and I visited paid a visit to Michigan’s Leelanau Peninsula in the northern lower peninsula, which included a stay at the Inn at Black Star Farms over the Fourth of July weekend. During our stay, we heard from multiple folks in the area that a few of the local wineries were … Continue reading

Isalita: Our Second Visit and Anniversary Dinner

Isalita: Our Second Visit and Anniversary Dinner

Hey friends! Hope you all had lovely weekends. I enjoyed quite a few fun activities this weekend, including our annual summer work gathering with fantastic food, as always. My plate was filled to the brim with fried chicken, BBQ’ed meats, creamy mac and cheese, grilled veggies (brussels sprouts, beets, sweet potatoes, squash, peppers, and the … Continue reading

Esporão Wine Tasting at Aventura

Esporão Wine Tasting at Aventura

Last month I purchased a pair of tickets to a wine tasting event at Aventura featuring wines from Esporão Wines. I thought I’d share my experience with you! The huz and I were the first to arrive to the event. Clearly we are eager beavers. While we waited, the folks from Esporão Wines gave us … Continue reading

Dinner Meal Plan for May 25-31 // Recap of Last Week

Dinner Meal Plan for May 25-31 // Recap of Last Week

Recap of Last Week Dinner Meal Plan for May 18-24: Sunday: Well after a belated Mother’s Day brunch buffet at Weber’s with the fam… …I fixed a lighter dinner, consisting of Braised Sockeye Salmon & Veggies. Which left room for dessert: Homemade Strawberry Rhubarb Crunch, with homegrown rhubarb! – Monday: Easy Swedish Meatballs, Green Beans … Continue reading

Café Felix: Origins of Whisk(e)y Tasting Dinner

Café Felix: Origins of Whisk(e)y Tasting Dinner

Last week I attended Café Felix’s first Whiskey Tasting Dinner. We had a lovely evening. I love the warm, intimate atmosphere. Perfect for date night with the huz. Café Felix gussied up the seating area in the rear of the restaurant for the event. Each place setting featured an infographic explaining the whisk(e)y making process, … Continue reading

Lena

Lena

Since I was starting to feel like one of the only people in town who had not yet dined at Lena, this past Friday I finally took the plunge. But first, drinks at The Bar at 327 Braun Court. My favorite cocktails in the city, by far. The menu had been changed up since my … Continue reading

A Wine Lover’s Weekend at Thunder Bay Resort

A Wine Lover’s Weekend at Thunder Bay Resort

It is no secret that one of my favorite aspects of traveling is trying new foods and drinks. (Evidence: here.) This past Fourth of July weekend was no exception. The huz and I traveled to Michigan’s northeastern Lower Peninsula for a weekend getaway. We actually redeemed a LivingSocial voucher on this trip and scored a … Continue reading