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A Fun Twist on Mexican Classics with Mexicue

A Fun Twist on Mexican Classics with Mexicue

Mexicue was founded based on the need for authentic, homemade cooking - and started with a food truck delighting patrons all over Brooklyn and Manhattan. As the idea and following for Mexican BBQ grew, the concept evolved into one restaurant, and then a few more - finally making it's way into Connecticut! 

Brie Bits Appetizer

Brie Bits Appetizer

Brie Bites Appetizer - a 4 ingredient, 5 minute recipe! This is always a crowd pleaser, something pop-able, easy to eat and requires no utensils (you'll be the host's favorite guest)! This recipe is not Gluten Free and does have nuts, so you'll want to be sure that this is appropriate for the event! I keep these ingredients stocked at all times for easy access to this recipe. 

Vegan + Gluten Free Baked Donuts

Vegan + Gluten Free Baked Donuts

Let me just start by saying that I am no expert baker or gluten free / vegan by any means! But, I do love the idea of baking healthy, c...

Easy Dinner Recipe with Avon Prime Meats

Easy Dinner Recipe with Avon Prime Meats

This post was created in collaboration with Avon Prime Meats   Happy Thanksgiving week! This is one of my favorite holidays! I en...

Holiday Meal Planning with Avon Prime Meats

Holiday Meal Planning with Avon Prime Meats

Local Connecticut friends, this one is for you! This past weekend I stopped into Avon Prime Meats a local butcher and specialty store with a deli selection and catering! They carry everything from prime & premium choice beef, to produce and dairy – with a section stocked full of freshly prepared foods – ready to serve.

DIY Open Shelving Unit with Home Depot

DIY Open Shelving Unit with Home Depot

I teamed up with The Home Depot to create a DIY Rustic Shelving Unit, a projected I wanted to share with all of you! Something you can easily create for your own home.

Easy Maple Chex Mix Recipe

Easy Maple Chex Mix Recipe

This is a super simple, SUPER yummy Maple Chex Mix recipe - a perfect party appetizer! I made it this past weekend for a Halloween party, it was t...

A Halloween Masquerade Tablescape

A Halloween Masquerade Tablescape

Halloween is by far my favorite holiday (aside from my own birthday). I love the idea that for one night you can become anything from your wildest dreams of adventure - it gives a certain power to creativity and imagination (two things I live for!). With so many ideas and dreams for this particular party I sort of combined a mixture of ideas and themes.

Decorate For the Beginning of Fall

Decorate For the Beginning of Fall

It's no secret I'm a HUGE fan of fall! If fall were to have a cheerleading team, I'd be captain. There something so fresh about the air, it gives off the warmest feeling, not in temperature but a feeling for the soul!

A Guide To The Perfect Dining Space

A Guide To The Perfect Dining Space

Styling a dining space is the beginning to a great meal! A neutral base is my go-to: I like to start out with a more monochromatic palette using neutrals in the bigger pieces - table and chairs; then, depending on each meal, I'll add in a theme or color to jazz things up with the tabletop details - placemats, napkins, flowers or seating cards...

A Guide to The Easiest Party Appetizer

A Guide to The Easiest Party Appetizer

Every event needs a cheese platter - a laid-back spring time backyard BBQ, Sunday football gathering, a Halloween party, Thanksgiving feast or a New Years Eve soirée, this platter idea can cater to any style gathering.

Entryway Inspiration in Louisville, Kentucky

Entryway Inspiration in Louisville, Kentucky

Where do you look to find inspiration? In my opinion, it's all around. I find the smallest of details to spark ideas, passion and design inspiration. Recently, I took a trip to Louisville, Kentucky, a place filled with old wooden beams and rolling hills lined by white houses with black shutters I was nothing less than (southern) charmed and inspired to recreate my own entryway to make it a little more farmhouse inspired and inviting.