Amorino Gelato

  I make a point to keep an eye out for all the new openings in Houston River Oaks District.  Since opening last fall, River Oaks District has become home to Houston's premiere luxury stores and restaurants. After visiting the district's inspiration Rodeo Drive in Los Angeles, I am even more convinced of the district's luxury creds! Back to the issue at hand, Thursday marked the opening of another exciting River Oaks tenant, Amorino a Parisian based gelato franchise brought to Houston by a Parisian couple! Some of you are probably thinking gelato? Blah blah blah! I can just grab Talenti from [...]

By |2016-10-08T22:43:50-05:00August 27th, 2016|Categories: Houston Eats|Tags: , |4 Comments

White Chocolate & Honey Blondies

  A few weeks ago I received my second Degusta Box!  Opening the monthly subscription box still feels like Christmas.  As promised, each box will include some things you have probably seen before or tried.   This go around, that item was the Honey Bunches of Oats cereal.  The other draw of course are new items that you may have never heard of.  In this box I was immediately intrigued by the White Lily White Grape Seed Flour.   I have spurts of baking madness where I am using my KitchenAid mixer weekly, but I have not had much inspiration [...]

By |2017-01-15T17:12:44-06:00August 20th, 2016|Categories: Recipes, Tips and Tricks|Tags: , |0 Comments

Cali Dreamin’

I went back, back to Cali, Cali to celebrate my sister's 25th birthday! With it being August, we had the benefit of perfect no humidity weather.  *Looks at Houston forecast, take me back!* For this trip, my sister had her crew which I like to call "the turn up crew" while I had my two friends, "the old lady gang!"  Check out the food highlights and the all the details below in Cali Dreamin'! 2/3 or the Old Lady Gang and the turn up crew! Ahhh Rodeo. I felt home here hahaha Duff's Cake Mix Raise [...]

By |2018-02-10T13:37:38-06:00August 16th, 2016|Categories: Traveling Foodie|0 Comments

UniverSoul Circus

Since folks seem to think I know all the Houston happenings outside of the food world, it is only right that I branch out a bit with some event reviews!  A few weeks back, the folks at UniverSoullllllllllll circus reached out to me to attend one of their Houston shows and of course share my experience with my readers.   I have no kiddos, so I brought the next best thing as my plus one, my not so little sister! Despite being twenty-five, my sister was SUPER excited about going to the UniverSoul Circus.  Her excitement is generally contagious, so [...]

By |2017-07-22T23:56:47-05:00August 14th, 2016|Categories: Events|1 Comment
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