Breakfast in Bed, Please

Let’s get COZY! Who else dreams of breakfast in bed? The coffee, the croissants, the sweet smells of syrup — it all makes my heart happy [and my Instagram thrilled]. In my first few years following college, when I lived on my own in Missouri, I used to make myself breakfast in bed. It sounds silly, but on days off I’d indulge in waffles while binge-watching old episodes of Friends. It…. Read more

Auntie Hot Cocoa Date

Is your heart melting yet?! My sweet nieces are making their blog debut today! YAY! Colette + Claire are my snuggle buddies. They’re also my chocolate-lovers, which means auntie dates often include sweets. Sorry, big sis. The girls were VERY excited about this post. Colette insisted on wearing her faux fur scarf because it would look “stylish on the blog.” Indeed, it looks effortlessly chic.  I hope this post encourages you to…. Read more

Holiday Hot Toddy Recipes

I’m currently trying to pretend that it’s somewhere below 70-degrees in Cali-land right now. Mostly because a hot toddy by a burning fire with a heavy holiday blanket sounds like BLISS. Here’s to hoping those of you in a winter wonderland will live my dream this weekend. Indulge in a hot toddy [or three] over the holidays. I’m spoiling you with a few different recipes to try… #COZY. CLASSIC HOT TODDY…. Read more

Thyme Lemonade Cocktail

As we transition into Fall, I lean toward tasty cocktails that fit the feel of both seasons. Thyme lemonade is a perfect choice. Plus, it’s the prettiest to serve! I spotted this drink while traveling through New York, and insisted I make my own. It’s simple, quick, colorful + refreshing! I hope you love it as much as I do. Who says you have to wait until the weekend?! Ingredients…. Read more