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Everything You Think You Know About Chick(pea)s Is Wrong.

These cookies are so good, they might cause you to question everything you know about baking, flour, Veganism, and possibly life itself. Even YOU wouldn’t be able to tell these cookies are mostly comprised of garbanzo beans. They would even

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In Praise of Sweatpants. With apologies to Cindy Crawford.

I like to spend most of my time at home dressed like a new mom. AKA someone who doesn’t have time to look all that presentable (sorry, Husband). I am not a new mom, or a mom at all (that

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Korean Spas: They’re Not Messing Around

I have always wanted to check out a Korean spa, but was hesitant because I feared they wouldn’t be user-friendly, as I hate being bad at things. Turns out my fears were totally justified.  But alas, I was ultimately lured

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Turkish Towels For The Win

I have never uttered or written the phrase “For the win” until now: I was saving it for something special. And that something special has presented itself in the form of Traditional Turkish Towels. Turkish Towels are also known as

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Rockstar Feta, Sundried Tomato & Rosemary Spread

I don’t use the word “Rockstar” lightly, people. I should be charging thousands of dollars for this recipe but, no, it’s yours for free. It’s so good that when I dropped and shattered a freshly made jar all over my

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Favorite ETSY Finds, Part 1

I so enjoy Etsy. You never know what you might find inside this Cyber Den of Uniquity. Like these 2 barstools I purchased last year and re-upholstered in this gorgeous slate grey leather. Wait a minute? (Shameless Bragging Alert) Are those

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Look what’s back!

When the folks at Shu Uemura stopped carrying their amazing eyelash curlers in the U.S., I was sad. Very sad. But look what is back with a vengeance….the best eyelash curler ever. And I am not kidding. I curled my

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This is one of the last photos I took of our first dog ever, Lexx Maigret. Today is the 3 year anniversary of his passing. He was a beautiful, sweet, shy soul who would overwhelm me with his handsomeness every time I looked at him. He seriously stopped people in their tracks. He was a special boy whose absence still shatters me. I guess that means he was intensely loved. I hope he knew it.
It never stops, you guys.
Check out these scrappy little bastards. These are called ‘Laughing Gulls’ & they’re loud but really beautiful & they Winter in Florida where their heads turn gray just like most of the humans that Winter in Florida. How fascinating is that? I love birds. All birds, They can frickin’ FLY. Respect! #laughinggulls #njbirds #jerseyshore #LBI #LongBeachIsland #longbeachislandnj
These Queen Anne’s Lace remind me so much of growing up in NJ...and how epic my hay fever was. 😩 #jerseyshore #LBI #longbeachisland #longbeachislandnj
‘Little Surfer Girl, My Little Surfer Girl. ‘ (Go with it. I know it’s a dude.) #surfingNJ #jerseyshore #LBI #longbeachisland #longbeachislandnj
“Make the bed around me; I’m not moving.” - Sydney The Obstinate 🙄
This masonry, right??
This bathroom is so cool it inspired me take a photo of a bathroom.
Vancouver is such a show-off. 🙄 #Vancouver #bestofvancouver
I can’t even with this cuteness. Another ferry riding dog of Vancouver. Edith. Just 1.7 pounds. 🤩😍😘 #vancouver #vancouverdogs #dogsofvancouver #pompom #pomeraniansofinstagram
Vancouver’s Berry Game is 💪🏽 . #foodporn #farmersmarket
Free mussels, anyone?
Could #Vancouver BE any more epic? No. No it could not.
I also say this. #vancouver
Oyster-ing at this #Vancouver staple. Soooo soooo good, just liked I remembered.
Need a wide angle lens to capture those ears....
Publicly humiliating your dog keeps her humble. #dogshaming
Handsome Man Drinks Beer.