Banana Pudding

Banana Pudding is one of the easiest and most traditional recipes one could make. It’s one of those recipes that doesn’t require much ingredients so it’s affordable and is perfect for a potluck or any other type of gathering. This is your basic banana pudding, my family only adds in one special ingredient; Mexican Vanilla.  … More Banana Pudding

Tonkatsu

Hello everyone! On today’s blog, I thought I would share my version on Tonkatsu, which is a Japanese dish that consists of a breaded, deep-fried pork cutlet. Since I am not Japanese, this will not be the traditional Tonkatsu you would have in an authentic restaurant or in Japan but it’s still pretty good! Ingredients: Boneless pork chops, pounded … More Tonkatsu

Lesson of 2017

“If you have the money, the time and the health, go!” This past year has been full of success and determination. I made an Airbnb account in January of this year and booked four different trips around Texas. (Click here to save $40 when you book your first Airbnb trip!) I traveled around every two to … More Lesson of 2017

Meet Eleanor

If you have been a loyal follower of mine for awhile, you may have noticed that I travel often and that I live for road trips. Any chance that I can stay in an Airbnb, I typically stay in an Airstream or travel trailer because I have an obsession with them. I’ve had an obsession … More Meet Eleanor

Shulammite Spotlight

Today I’m spotlighting one of my favorite bloggers who also happens to be one of my closest friends; Chelsea of Thrift and Books and Food. She lives in Brooklyn and has the funniest reviews on cafes and restaurants, shares her favorite books, some yummy recipes and her amazing thrift finds! What I love about her … More Shulammite Spotlight

Botolino Gelato

Last Sunday I was invited to Botolino which specializes in authentic gelato made from scratch. I met with Carlo “Botolo” Gattini who is a third generation gelato maker with deep roots from Italy. He was trained by gelato masters in Italy and is very passionate about the gelato he produces. Unlike many places that offer gelato, Botolino uses … More Botolino Gelato

First Time Flyers

What you need to know about flying for the first time: Make sure you check in for your flight 24 hours prior to the boarding time. Especially if you are flying Southwest! (It is extremely crucial you check in early to ensure you reserve a specific seat.) Leave early. Remember there may be traffic, detours, … More First Time Flyers