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Perfect Seared Scallops and Warm Corn Salad: Cooking Through Cravings

Perfect Seared Scallops and Warm Corn Salad: Cooking Through Cravings

This seared scallops and corn salad dish was inspired by Chrissy Teigen’s cookbook, Cravings. Some of the links on this page are affiliate links. When I was younger, I was the pickiest eater. Brian will argue I am still that person. The food on my plate couldn’t touch one another. If my hot food was too cold or my cold food too hot, I would refuse to eat. Sorry Mom, I was the worst child to feed. As an adult…

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DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

DIY Housewarming Gift Basket

Today, my parents are finally starting their next chapter in New Hampshire. While my mom has been up at the house for the last month, my dad’s last day at work is today. While it’s bittersweet, Fatima and I are…

Frosé

Frosé (Frozen Rosé) Is Your Best Friend For the Summer

Rosé is the wine of the summer. Loved by almost everyone, especially our generation, it’s a crisp, refreshing wine for the season. It’s a perfect companion on your trips to the Hamptons and lake-life weekends. Rosé on the rocks is especially…

Rain or Shine: Things to do in NYC This Summer

Rain or Shine: Things To Do In New York City This Summer

Summer is right around the corner. Thinking about what to do this summer, we’re overwhelmed. There’s so much to do in New York City! However, the summer weather is unpredictable. One day it will be beautiful and the next it will rain. We’re here…

Our Happy Place with our Cocoon Chill

Our Happy Place: 100 Nights with Our Cocoon Chill

This post is not sponsored by Cocoon by Sealy. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Welcome to our happy place. Living in New York City, we’re used to small spaces and high ceilings. When one thing is out-of-place in…

Flowers for Your Mom

From the Heart: Flowers for Your Mom

This post, the gorgeous bouquet of flowers for my mom, and the special offer below are brought to you by The Bouqs Co. Some of the links below are affiliate links. Trying to find a Mother’s Day gift is one of the hardest…

It's Not Goodbye, It's See You Next Weekend

How We Pulled Off a Surprise Going Away Party

This post and party outfit are brought to you by our friends at Lovita & Co. “It’s not goodbye, it’s see you next weekend,” was the theme for my in-laws’ going away party. We planned this surprise bon voyage party…

Spicy Shrimp

Pepper’s Spicy Shrimp and Pasta: Cooking Through Cravings

Here’s our experience making a dish from Chrissy’s mom, Pepper, in our ongoing journey through Cravings. We made this dish with spicy shrimp, the original recipe calls for clams. This post contains affiliate links. Five years, that’s how long I’ve been at…

The One Thing You Need to Change Your Weekend Outfit

The One Thing You Need to Change Your Weekend Outfit

This post and outfit is brought to you by our friends at Lovita & Co. Sundays for Brian and me mean long walks through Central Park, frozen yogurt, pizza, my favorite outfit and lots of laughs. We both work downtown, so…

DIY Coffee Scrub

A DIY Coffee Scrub for Your Mom

Growing up with 7 siblings and one full bathroom had its challenges. We all had a some sort of shower caddy because there was no way all our products could be stored in the bathroom. What made the bathroom situation…

Start a Blog

How To Start a Blog in 15 Minutes

Note: this blog post contains affiliate links which means we may receive a small commission (no extra costs to you) for purchasing anything through the links below. We’ll never post a link or recommend a service we don’t use ourselves. So you want…

Grammy Pat's Pistachio cake

Grammy Pat’s Pistachio Cake

When I think about this pistachio cake, I immediately flashback to my childhood. My mom would make this cake for various family parties and for ‘just because’. This cake is delicious and so (heads up, I’m sorry) moist. What…