July2017


Disco Ball Shorts

Disco Ball Shorts
Somedays you just need to channel your inner disco ball. I am just coming off of a vacation that included such days. These Iro sequin shorts are maybe the best thing that ever happened to my concert going wardrobe. At summer concerts I am a big fan of shorts with a band tee or tank top. Comfort and beating the heat are both key. If the show or music...

Avocado Hummus

Avocado Hummus
“Middle age is mostly getting excited about different flavors of hummus,” is a saying I saw recently on a greeting card. I immediately started laughing. I guess if middle age is full of different flavors of hummus, then sign me up! It only seems natural to pair avocado with the richness of tahini and olive oil in this twist on classic hummus. I...

Summer Vacation Travel Outfit

Summer Vacation Travel Outfit
Today I am taking off for a long weekend in the Windy City! Chi-town bound! I am so excited for an extended weekend of art, music, food and booze. All of my favorite things in a city I love so much. In the vacation mood, I am rocking my favorite summer travel outfit with white shorts because this heat is for real. When it isn’t so hot, joggers does...

Frozen Strawberry Basil Mezcal Margaritas

Frozen Strawberry Basil Mezcal Margaritas
My garden is starting to pop off and leading the charge is basil. I over-plant basil because I feel like one cannot have too much basil. And since I have 5 tomato plants, I have enough basil to balance out the tomatoes for caprese salads, pestos and avocado toast with basil and sherry vinegar-marinated cherry tomatoes (my new favorite.) But basil in...

Red, White & Blackberry

Red, White & Blackberry
It’s hot AF in Denver and basically most everywhere right now, which has me dreaming of frozen treats like this blackberry pineapple sorbet from Little Man Ice Cream. How did I never know that had GF sugar cones until recently? I have also been experimenting with frozen cocktails, so more goodness to soon follow on the blog.  Hot weather causes for...

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