Monthly Archives: March 2009

Yogurt plays dress-up

Plain yogurt. We know we are supposed to eat it and we ultimately enjoy the taste. Aspartame, gelatin, cornstarch…no thank you! Then why is it so hard to remember the whole container of 2% plain yogurt that usually wanders to … Continue reading

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Whining wine wallet

Tenner wine clubs, 25 under $25, thrifty-frugal-gulpers. We want the best bang for our buck, and the pursuit of budget grapes (that are palate-worthy) has become quite the scavenger hunt. And I am gladly on board. What a great way … Continue reading

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Rainy day matinees

Cute: Amy Adams & Emily Blunt in Sunshine Cleaning Cuter: Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz & Mark Ruffalo in The Brothers Bloom Cutest: Joseph Gordon-Levitt & Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer

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Hostel remix

Mental note: Next time I am Europe bound I plan to explore the world of boutique hostels. Bunk beds are de riguer when you are backpacking with friends, but what about on a romantic trek? The shoestring alternative? Hello boutique … Continue reading

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California dreamin’ on such a winter’s day

Tick tock. A shot of vitamin D this week has me longing for the day I break out the sandals and ride my bike in a sundress. In the spirit of warmer days, I recently blended together Food & Drink’s … Continue reading

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Salt satiation

I don’t think there is a better combo than a flight of unexplored vino (in this case Howling Bluff Estate Winery), refined charcuterie, a cellar and a charismatic crowd. Thanks to Salt Tasting Room‘s cellar event “Unveiling a New Naramata … Continue reading

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