White Hot Fire Place

Another renovation update. This one is a quickie. In the Georgia house we have a 2 sided fire place. I can’t wait for cooler weather to start a fire in this baby! The fire place faces the dining room and part of the entry, where I have my favorite seating area. This fire place inContinue reading “White Hot Fire Place”

Introducing: Alan from The Wood Shop Miami

Hot Guy Corner ∙ First, I would like to thank you Alessa for considering me for your blog. It truly is an  honor. I am very grateful and very flattered.   1. Tell us a little about yourself:    Hello my name is Alan Jason Richards Jr. I am 42 years old. I was born in  Ashford,Continue reading “Introducing: Alan from The Wood Shop Miami”

Call me donor, Milk Donor

Breast milk is not called liquid gold for nothing. Did you know formula was not the only option you had for your little one if breast feeding does not work out?! Two months into my breastfeeding journey I noticed that I identified myself as being an overproducer. This means I was producing more milk perContinue reading “Call me donor, Milk Donor”

Out and About – Bunbury Miami

Bunbury is one of my favorite places in Miami. I’ve met Paula Costa, the owner, in 2008 when we worked together at Novecento, she was the Beverage Director. She then ventured out to open her own place. She decided to become a sommelier when she was 18 years old. Her massive experience in the wineContinue reading “Out and About – Bunbury Miami”

Happy World Plant Milk Day!

I wasn’t looking into taking dairy milk out of my diet, but a couple of years ago Alessa convinced me into joining her on the Whole 30 diet. I wanted to loose a few pounds so I said “why not!’. One of the ingredients I had to take out of my daily intake was dairy.Continue reading “Happy World Plant Milk Day!”

Hot Guy Corner – The man behind AlmZar Sweets

Tell us about who you are and what you do: I’m Carlos Almanzar, executive pastry chef at NOBU Miami; I create the desserts for the restaurant. I’m also starting my own company, AlmZar sweets, where I’m going to focus on creating vegan ice creams and small desserts (coming soon!).  What were the stepping stones onContinue reading “Hot Guy Corner – The man behind AlmZar Sweets”

Breast Milk Recipes

For all the mommies that have been following me (dads too!) I’m back today to share another amazing way to use breast milk in the first months of your child’s life. Whether you are planning to follow baby led weaning or plan to stick to traditional pureed foods, eating solids are an important milestone inContinue reading “Breast Milk Recipes”