tequila cocktail recipe

I love the idea of making cocktails at home and actually even took a cocktail making class not too long ago, but whenever I attempt to make one I just end up with a huge mess, a not very good drink, and a lot of wasted time. That being said, this tequila based cocktail doesn’t require any fancy tools or…
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ralph lauren polo bar

Morning! Did you watch the Oscars last night? I’m very happy for Leo, he definitely deserved to win. As for the Best Actress win, I like Brie Larson, though I haven’t seen Room yet – have you? My sister actually told me not to watch it as it’s incredibly distressing/depressing. Hmm. I’m a little sad that Saoirse Ronan didn’t win…
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Quisisana Dinner, Casa Del Mar

The other day I had lunch at Casa Del Mar’s seafood restaurant Catch to try out the dinner menu that was created by the chefs from Quisisana Hotel in Capri for a fun, weeklong collaboration between the two hotels. I love Italian food more than anything and everything that I tried was light, bright, and delicious. Luckily I got to try…
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As I type this post there’s a monkey just a few feet away staring at me/plotting something. I’m sitting on the porch of our hotel room on Palawan Island in The Philippines, where Justin and I have been for the last few days (follow along on instagram if you want) and monkeys are everywhere. They’re cute looking but kind of scary…
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pan-roasted chicken with harissa chickpeas

I love finding recipes that can help to use up random ingredients I happen to have on hand kitchen, like the Harissa in this Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas that the recipe calls for, which I last used for this recipe. As a bonus, I also already had pretty much everything else that this recipe called for, only having to…
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nanaimo bar

I made Nanaimo Bars yesterday for a holiday get together and while they were not perfectly picturesque (hence the Pinterest pictures) they were delicious, if I do say so myself. For anyone that’s not heard of a Nanaimo Bar, they’re this very yummy Canadian dessert made up of three different layers; the first being graham cracker, coconut and almonds, the second…
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