Michigan Renaissance Festival 2012

Not a year has gone by in the past…6 or more, that I haven’t gone to the Michigan Renaissance Festival. This year was no exception. I made it a priority despite my very busy schedule to make it out there and enjoy a day of relaxation and fun. And I brought my friend Alyza with…

Macedonian Petit Fours

I’ve always been a huge fan of pastries. I’m pretty sure that even if my grandma hadn’t heavily influenced me toward the sweets food group, I probably still would’ve had a “sweet tooth”. That said, I’m always drawn to pastries and cakes and well, just food in general wherever I am. A few weeks ago,…

The 3 Point Pumpkin Smoothie

When I first joined Pinterest, I wasn’t that impressed. I found it to be just another Tumblr style website with a faster way to view photos and more weddings. However, it has recently become an addiction in the same way as Tumblr, and I have found it as useful as FoodGawker in terms of finding…

DIY: Ombre Tee

Every now and then I get urges to do quick artsy projects and I have to satisfy them or else I go insane. A few weeks ago I did just that. After seeing this bleach pen project on Pinterest, I was itching to try it out, so I bought a bleach pen and went to…

Coconut Almond Muffins with Peach Chutney

This week I had a day off from work filled with sunshine, cats, roses, and the urge to bake. So I went on FoodGawker, which I hadn’t paid a visit to in quite some time, and searched my favorites. I found this recipe for Coconut Almond Cake and since I couldn’t find our small baking…