Must-See Places in Chandler, Arizona

Every year, my daughter and I go to the annual Lost Dutchman Invitational swim meet in Chandler, a suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona area. I look forward to this trip as it takes place in old town Chandler, a quaint little town with lots of charm and yummy food. We never need a car as…

7 Things to ❤️ at Robin

I haven’t had a favorite San Francisco sushi place in a very long time so am thrilled that Robin has arrived. Well, actually, the restaurant opened last year but we only just tried it last week. I think Rachel Levin, at Eater San Francisco, said it best “It’s the kind of sushi experience San Francisco…

Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini

Many people eat beets for all the amazing health benefits, but I just really like the way they taste. High in vitamin C, fiber, and potassium, adding beetroot to a recipe can only mean good things for your body. Here is a simple crostini recipe where everything can be made ahead of time, and assembly…

80s Party Essentials

Milestone birthdays always seem like the perfect time to do a era-theme party. As a recent milestone celebrant, we had to throw our own throwback shindig, going as far back as the 80s (sounding like a dinosaur now). I listen to 80s music all the time, but it's quite different and amazing to have all…

Five Fun Things: Charcuterie

Charcuterie is my favorite. My last meal would be a perfectly curated charcuterie board paired with an old Burgundy. So, as you may have guessed, I'm always looking for a reason to enjoy a savory platter of cured meats. Looking at the weekend, I see a good opportunity to share some charcuterie with friends, family,…