Adventure Queen, Blog, Travel, Travel Diary

Prague, Czech Republic Day #2

It had never occurred to me that zoos in different parts of the world would hold varying animals. In the United States I had been to zoos in New York and Washington D.C. and the animals they housed did not differ too much. Only when I walked into the Prague Zoo did I realize how… Read More Prague, Czech Republic Day #2

Blog, Desserts, The Classy Cook, Uncategorized

Red Velvet NYC Makes Celebrating Life Easy

There’s always something to celebrate! Our minds and the media are always geared towards focusing on the negative. Too often we think of the things we want and don’t have instead of appreciating what we have been blessed with. When Red Velvet NYC reached out about doing a partnership with Class and the City, I… Read More Red Velvet NYC Makes Celebrating Life Easy

Beauty, CCG Approved

Late Summer Trends: Whish Soda Fountain Collection

It’s one of the best times of year. The middle of a warm, beautiful summer where you want nothing more than to have your toes in the sand and a martini in hand. Despite this wish, some of this beautiful weather and relaxation must be spent on productivity. The summer is a little more than… Read More Late Summer Trends: Whish Soda Fountain Collection

Adventure Queen, Blog, Travel Diary

Sweet View: Hoboken, NJ

             There’s something about summer that can turn a pastry run into an all-day leisurely stroll. Maybe it is an innate appreciation for beautiful weather and surroundings that causes us to get excited to spend time outdoors, or a Vitamin D deficiency from months full of a chilly, cloudy, ugly pattern. Whatever it may… Read More Sweet View: Hoboken, NJ

Desserts, The Classy Cook

Ritzy Rice Pudding

Even the simplest recipes can be spiced up with a little bit of glam. Using the leftover cooked white rice I created the perfect recipe for homemade rice pudding, topped exclusively with ground cinnamon and lemon zest. Is your mouth watering yet? Let’s Get Started: 3 cups white rice, cooked 3 cups milk 2/3 cup… Read More Ritzy Rice Pudding

Desserts, The Classy Cook

Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A classy spin on a classic childhood favorite. Best if enjoyed warm out of the oven, with a glass of milk. Let’s Get Started: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature* ¾ cup granulated sugar 1 teaspoon sea salt 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2… Read More Classy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Blog, Lifestyle, wellness

Little Luxuries

“Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.” – Barbara Jordan Maybe it’s a silly concept, but this quote resonates with a lot of us. These are traditions that were… Read More Little Luxuries