One Week with Imperfect Produce

If you’re looking for a produce box subscription that is: Inexpensive Customizable Environmentally Conscious …then look no further than Imperfect Produce!   According to the Imperfect Produce website: More than 20% of the fruits and vegetables grown in America never make it off the farm because they aren’t perfect enough for grocery store standards. Since…

Grocery Store Sugar Cookies

In my humble opinion, grocery store bakeries are synonymous with addictively sweet frosted sugar cookies.  Clear packaging, two neat rows, Pepto pink frosting, sprinkles.  Drool.  Growing up, whenever a classmate’s parents showed up with these bad boys for a birthday or holiday celebration, I was knocking over other kids to get to them first. Nowadays, my heart…

Where to Eat: East Burnside

While working on East Burnside for the past year, I’ve been able to try some great spots for a casual lunch or dinner.  Although it’s been frustrating to watch all of the new construction cast gloomy shadows on older businesses, the street always has great options for eating and drinking.  Some honorable mentions include: Laurelhurst…

Where To Eat: Las Vegas Part 1

Las Vegas, we meet again.  The last time my husband and I were in Vegas, we got married!  A whopping seventy-five friends and family came to Sin City to help celebrate our love for each other.  I was so emotional that whole week and finally understood what was so great about weddings – everyone you…

Blackberry Biscoff Cheesecake

Blackberries.  Cookie butter. Cheesecake.  Heaven. This flavor combination has been rolling around in my brain bowl for a while now.  Ideally, I wanted to make the cheesecake with marionberries to celebrate all that is Oregon (where I grew up/where I live now).  Unfortunately, it is not yet marionberry season – so blackberries will have to…