Adventure Queen, Blog, Travel Diary, Uncategorized

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Let’s Go Mets! Let’s Go Mets! Let’s Go Mets! There’s a lot going on with last year’s World Series Champion runner-up team and I had the opportunity to see everything first-hand last week. With strong pitching, solid fielding and a batting lineup that left room for improvement on that particular Friday night, the Mets are… Read More Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Mains, snacks, The Classy Cook, Uncategorized

Crispy Coconut Shrimp

The last few days have been super relaxing down the shore. We’ve been blessed with beautiful (but hot!!) weather so I’ve been able to spend a lot of time outside and on the beach which has been so nice. I’ve let myself be more loose with my to-do list but still make sure to get… Read More Crispy Coconut Shrimp

Desserts, The Classy Cook, Uncategorized

Lovely Lavender Loaf with Lemon Glaze

If you love lavender as much as I do, this loaf cake is a dream come true. Lavender is my absolute favorite smell and surprisingly, this was my first time cooking with it! Essential lavender oil is known to be a relaxer and stress-reliever. Enjoying a piece of this loaf last night definitely helped me… Read More Lovely Lavender Loaf with Lemon Glaze

Beauty, Blog, CCG Approved, Uncategorized

Brighten Your Monday With Good Earth Beauty + GIVEAWAY

Happy Monday! I’m hoping to help you kick off the week in an exciting way by hosting a giveaway for Good Earth Beauty Rose and Green Tea Face Moisturizer and Strawberry Apple and Banana Brightening Mask. To enter the giveaway: You must be a U.S. resident! Make sure you are following this blog via WordPress… Read More Brighten Your Monday With Good Earth Beauty + GIVEAWAY

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Two Keys To A Successful Workout (Learned The Hard Way)

It has reached the point where every time I’m doing mountain climbers less than classy words slip out of my mouth and onto my old, overused yoga mat. It’s time for a new one, I know. This mat has been through a lot and it’s time to part ways. I’ve been reluctantly hunting for a new… Read More Two Keys To A Successful Workout (Learned The Hard Way)

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook, Uncategorized

Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

It’s sometimes the simplest cravings that come up out of nowhere and won’t go away until you’ve satisfied them! The fun part is tricking those cravings into accepting the healthier version of what they’re really looking for. These Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies replace unhealthy ingredients with their better counterparts and still taste just as delicious!… Read More Guilt-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

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The Five Healthy Beach Treats You Need To Try Before The End of Summer

It’s so unfortunate that there are so many companies out there trying to sell snacks that are “healthy” and “good for you” through deceiving advertisements and marketing ploys. Always make sure to check the ingredient list at the back of the package – the fewer the ingredients, the better the snack is for you! –… Read More The Five Healthy Beach Treats You Need To Try Before The End of Summer

Adventure Queen, Blog, Eating Out, Uncategorized

Romagna Ready 2 Go – A Restaurant Review

Romagna Ready 2 Go – 182 Bleeker Street New York, NY 10012 When you hear that a secret Florentine garden recently opened as part of an authentic Italian restaurant in Greenwich Village, your first question should probably be how soon can I get there… After visiting the Italian region of Tuscany just a few weeks… Read More Romagna Ready 2 Go – A Restaurant Review

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook, Uncategorized

Red White and Blueberry Pound Cake

I’ve always been drawn to getting cutesy and creative when it comes to baking for holidays – as you’ve seen with my Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal Nest Cookies this past April. With the 4th of July holiday weekend finally here, I wanted to make something patriotic and different from the mainstream red white and blue sprinkle cookies… Read More Red White and Blueberry Pound Cake