Living on the East Coast means that we can easily travel to other destinations that we wouldn’t even think of when we were living elsewhere. Charleston, Charlottesville, Richmond, and others, to name a few, but the big city that comes to mind would be NEW YORK CITY. I absolutely love and adore New York City, and am crazy about the food there. Like, before we go, my husband and I look up youtube videos for restaurant reviews. In my mind,… Read more »

Oh, believe you me: I love, love, love my coffee. But there’s a special place in my heart for some good ol’ fashioned tea time (especially when there are finger sandwiches and little pastries at arms’ reach). Before I went to start on my laundry list of things-to-do this morning, I was contemplating whether or not I should stop by the nearest coffee shop and get an almond milk latte. You know, to pep me up for the next few… Read more »

A while back, I made some really decadent sweet potato biscuits, spread with a maple butter I whipped together. They were seriously the hit of the party, and soon I had requests to make it at other functions. Well, too bad those were full of saturated fat from cow’s milk and butter, and I don’t bake like that anymore! But I’ve discovered my secret weapon when it comes to reproducing a flaky, tender crumb – I use Earth Balance vegan… Read more »

One of my absolute essentials in putting on my face is eyeliner, even more so than mascara, which I know is what a lot of people would say. It wakes my face up, and even though a lot of people would argue with me about this, I think liquid liners are easier than pencil liners. They give a more defined line, which is important, because I like to make my eyes look like they’re NOT caked in makeup, and just have a… Read more »

The first time we dined at the “Great Sage” vegan restaurant in Clarksville, MD was last year. Our friend, Matt, and his wife had taken us out, and we were new to the world of plant-based eating. I remember being stunned at what chefs can do with vegetables, and had a “crabcake” made out of hearts of palm. Well, ever since then, I had wanted to come back to Great Sage, but it’s kind of far away from us (one… Read more »