let’s make parasols a thing again

Parasols certainly peaked in popularity during the 18th and 19th centuries, but evidence of their existence dates back to over 3,000 years ago. While the purpose of a parasol is to shield oneself from sunlight, historically, the object was used…

pistachio crusted lamb chops w/ bourbon cherry sauce & goat cheese mashed potatoes!

You guys! This is the best dinner I’ve ever made. Seriously! It is not healthy, but it’s fucking delicious, and you have to indulge every once in a while, lest die of boredom. The inspiration for this meal started with a very fall flavor combo of…

the forgotten stepchild of your gym routine: back & chest

In any given week, my exercise routine will consist of a combination of the following: days at the gym (doing weights and cardio), hot power yoga, tennis, modern dance and ballet classes, golf, sexy dancing to Drake for Drake* while cooking, or trying whichever new class a friend has invited me to. However, I recently found myself mostly relying on gym days for exercise and realized, unfortunately, that I had become a two-trick gym pony: leg day and arms + abs day. Yikes!…