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Appetizers Are Coming: Fiery Deviled Dragon Eggs

Appetizers Are Coming: Fiery Deviled Dragon Eggs

Tonight is the night. Season 7 finale of Game of Thrones. Part of me can’t wait. The other part doesn’t want the finale to be over because that means another year until the next (and last!) season. Game of Thrones is a big deal in our […]

Easy Instant Pot Pork Loin – Paleo/AIP Friendly

Easy Instant Pot Pork Loin – Paleo/AIP Friendly

I’ve been following a few of my favorite food bloggers (Hi, My Heart Beets!) and there seems to be a new gadget in town. I’m not one for multiple kitchen-y things clogging up my cupboards, but after reading about all these delicious recipes I couldn’t […]

No More Buying Souvenirs – Here’s What I Do Instead

No More Buying Souvenirs – Here’s What I Do Instead

I’ve never really been a “souvenirs” person. To be honest, I’ve never really been a “buying crap” type of person. I’m just not interested. Please don’t take it personally if I don’t bring you back something from my trip. It’s not you. It’s me. There […]

What a $5 Bill Taught Me About Love

What a $5 Bill Taught Me About Love

We had been on the road in South East Asia for several weeks. Our travels had taken us through Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and we had just arrived in Thailand. Unemployed and without any desire to return home, we were trying our best to make […]

Easy Homemade Vanilla Syrup Recipe

Easy Homemade Vanilla Syrup Recipe

I don’t usually start my morning with coffee. Totally weird, I know. The thing is, I love to savor a cup of coffee. Sip it. Enjoy it. Take my time. And time is one thing I almost never have in the mornings. I’m a habitual […]

5 Tips to Eat Cheap While Traveling

5 Tips to Eat Cheap While Traveling

I love to travel and I love to eat good food all over the world. In fact, I really believe that food is one of the best ways to experience the culture in another country. Eating breakfast in Ireland is quite different than eating breakfast […]

15 Random Things About Me

15 Random Things About Me

1. I don’t like getting flowers.  Scratch that, I HATE getting flowers.  They remind me of funerals.  Bring me cupcakes, bring me a book, bring me a bottle of water, but please don’t bring me flowers.  2. When I turned 19, I moved to Paris. […]

Easy Irish Seafood Chowder Recipe

Easy Irish Seafood Chowder Recipe

My 4 year old loves seafood. Fish, shrimp, crab, mussels, clams, eel, sushi, octopus, all of it. Her favorite meal changes frequently, but rest assured that it always includes something from the sea. Lately, she’s been begging me to make her some Irish seafood chowder. […]

Thirsty Thursday: A Lesson in Travel Budgeting

Thirsty Thursday: A Lesson in Travel Budgeting

My husband and I are often asked how we can afford to travel. We’re usually asked if we’re independently wealthy (haha, nope) or if our families help fund our trips (no). The easy answer is that we’ve made traveling a priority, so we don’t stop […]

Portland – A Foodie’s Guide

Portland – A Foodie’s Guide

It’s no surprise to anyone that I’m a huge foodie. Eating good food is my calling. And my purpose in life. Luckily, my husband and I just got back from a glorious 4 days in beautiful (surprisingly sunny!?) Portland. We were there officially for “work” […]