Peanut Butta Smoothie Time

Okay so if you know me personally, you know I’m bananas over peanut butter..I love peanut butter anything and everything. Whether it’s crunchy or smooth, eaten straight out of the jar with a spoon, slathered on a piece of toast, blended into an acai bowl, or a peanut butter-flavored ice cream or protein bar, there’s…

Top 5 Favorite Bars for the Busy Bee #BusyBeeBars

  As someone who’s constantly on the run in between meetings, events, and traveling, nothing beats a solid protein bar to maintain satiated and up to speed with day-to-day tasks. Personally, I appreciate the convenience and immediate satisfaction, so I’m a TOTAL bar junkie..protein bars, granola bars..You name em, I love em. OH, and anything…

Boston Guide: Bars, Coffee, and Everything in Between

Fast Facts: Happy Hour is against the law in Boston…(Umm farewell discounted Pinot Noir RIP) Boston is home to the very first chocolate factory in the States.. (Willy Wonka, is that you?) The first U.S. based subway was built in Boston (and to think it was in New York..) Fig Newton is named after a…

Got Coffee? Here’s Your NYC Guide to Complete Caffeination

Lower Manhattan Black Fox Coffee Airy cafe serving an eclectic American menu, including vegan options, plus coffee, wine & beer Gotan – Modern coffee shop featuring espresso drinks & daytime fare in a spacious, industrial-chic space Irving Fam Coffee Roasters – Hip local coffee house chain serving light eats & drinks made from house-roasted beans Kaffe La Colombe…

Kalbasis Take Kauai: Travel Guide 101

Before I go into travel agent mode and provide you with a plethora of recommendations from coffee shops to scenic spots and dining options, here are a few fast fun facts about Kauai: Kauai also known as the “Garden Island” due to its white sandy beaches, tropical landscape,  and evergreen mountains Kauai is well over 6 million…

Staycations are the New Vacations: Experience Hyatt Centric Times Square

Staycations are the new vacations nowadays. Enjoying your neck of the woods from a tourist’s experience provides a whole newfound appreciation and insight and to your day-to-day environment. You realize people travel day in and day out and spend countless dollars to visit your city that you call home. That city for me is New…

Keep on Keepin’ on and Keepin’ Portland Weird

Here’s your quick 101 guide to Portland: Aesthetics on Point Mount Tabor Beacon Rock Multnomah Falls Silver Falls Oneonta Gorge Angel’s Rest Wahclella Falls Powells Books   Shop Til Ya Drop NW 23rd Street Hawthorne Square  Washington Square Pioneer Place Lloyd Center    Did Someone Say Coffee? Jim & Patty’s Coffee People See See’s   Sweets…

Tick, Tock, Tequila Time!

If you know me, you know that my fave alch is either red wine or tequila..Yes, I am an extremist. Anywho, with National Tequila right around the corner (ahem July 24th), Tequila Cazadores cocktail recipes for National Tequila Day. Or if you’re too lazy to concoct these concoctions yourself, scroll more to find out where…

Rockin’ Bottles and Bottle Rockin’ in Napa Valley: Bands, Booze, and Backstage with Fitz & The Tantrums, gnash, Arizona, and Michael Franti

Time to outgrow your typical music festival tendencies and enhance your experience with the premium edition — better known as Northern California’s five-year-old BottleRock Festival, featuring fine wine, hoppy beer, culinary arts, and great tunes at the Napa Valley Expo Center. This year’s headliners included Maroon 5, Foo Fighters, and Tom Petty along with performances…

Destination Never Grow Up as a Grown Up: Club Getaway in Connecticut

Just when you thought camping was just for kids, you are about to be proven entirely wrong. Swimming, jumping, flying, eating, playing, and mingling is all done adult-style at Club Getaway. Fun fact: Club Getaway is one of the oldest summer camps for adults. In fact, it was founded over four decades ago back in…

Get your grub on: Top 5 Burgers Spots in SF

Nothing screams America like this classic combo: a creamy shake with crispy fries and a juicy burger! That said, San Francisco has some of the best burger joints in town. From carefully crafted artisan style to quick-and-easy gourmet burgers, the ideal burger for hungry city locals and tourists is out there. Here is a list…

Experiencing a City within a City: Welcome to Miami’s Brickell City Centre

My oh my, Miami..Where to even  dare begin..Think Las Vegas strip meets Malibu Beach. The glitz, the glamour, the limitless high-rises juxtaposed with glistening turquoise blue waves gracefully crashing against the sparkling white sand – that’s Miami in a quintessential nutshell for you. I had the opportunity to experience Miami’s exploding downtown district Brickell City…

Crafty Cocktail Craze Close-Up: Cereal Killer

Experience naughty nostalgia with the Cereal Killer at SF’s very own Sea Star. Hate but love to break to ya but your favorite childhood cereal has officially been spiked with Gruven Vodka, Crème de Fraises de Bois, Fruit Loops cereal milk, and apricot. Might be a tad early to drink this on a Saturday morning while wearing…

Sippin’ & Beachin’ Santa Barbara Style

Eatin Good in da Hood East beach tacos The Lark Lily’s tacos Arigato Paseo Nuevo restaurant -taco Tuesday is a must! Blush Restaurant Olie’s pizzeria Brophy Bros Honor Bar Shoreline Beach Cafe Something’s Fishy The Boathouse at Hendrys Beach Sandbar cuz duh Zaytoon – beautiful outdoor seating Casa de azul Los agaves Cadiz Enterprise fish…