Breville Tea Maker – 16 months later

I have used the Breville Tea Maker every day since my husband gave it to me Christmas 2010 and it is still going strong (every day that I haven’t been away). In fact, it is still one of my favorite Christmas presents of all time! It is so easy to use and produces the great tea which … Continue reading

A tissue holder with style! Serious style!

I always hated having those terribly ugly tissue boxes around the house, since, well, they look terrible. It was especially disheartening in high profile places like the living room or kitchen. So despite my sensitive nose often needing a tissue, I have usually forgone tissue boxes in public zones of the house. I will break … Continue reading

Best Sandwich Ever: At Fish in Sausalito, CA

Fish 350 Harbor Drive Sausalito, CA 94965 No reservations, a few tables inside, a bunch outside. Order at the counter and find your own table. If you are within an hour of this place it is worth the drive to get one of their crab sandwiches. It is seriously the best sandwich I have … Continue reading

Favorite Places to eat

Places that keep me coming back over and over, and even traveling to be able to enjoy their creations. Boston, MA (and nearby towns) Bakers Best, Newton, MA. Great for brunch on the weekends. Cambridge 1, Cambridge, MA. Great artisanal pizza and atmosphere.  Chez Henri, Cambridge, MA. Really comforting, elegant food. The bar has a … Continue reading

A must have for any tea lover: The Breville One-Touch Tea Maker

I can’t wait anymore, I have to blog about this tea maker. I wanted to wait until I had time to take some nice photos to go along with my story or even a video…but I can’t wait. It is just too good, I must share now! One of my Christmas presents from my amazing … Continue reading

A few foodie must haves for the holidays

While not comprehensive, here is a list of a few items I’ve discovered that I think any foodie could benefit from having around for the holidays. They are great to break out for an impromptu gathering, to give as a host(ess) gift or even to simply enjoy yourself. It’s a busy time of year, so … Continue reading

Best of… Toddler Toys

With the holidays coming up I thought it’d be a great time to share some of our daughter’s favorite toys. Most of these are all toys she has had from about 22 months (some younger) through now (about 34 months). Please be sure to double check that a toy will be appropriate for your child, … Continue reading

Best of…Kitchen Tools

I’m just starting this list and it will grow as I have time to catalog all of my favorites and as I discover new ones! My absolute favorite kitchen tools… Blender: VitaMix Professional Series 500 Blender I seriously use this almost everyday. It is worth the high price tag. It blends EVERYTHING. I most often … Continue reading

Best Of…(insert food item)

You know how when someone asks you what your favorite <fill in the blank> is and the answer is somewhere in your head but you just can’t remember it right there on the spot? Well, I have been meaning to start a list tracking all my favorite finds so I have a record and can … Continue reading