Rustic Tomato & Zucchini Tart

I love cooking with tomatoes during the summertime, and since they are so abundant at the farmer’s market this time of year, I normally end up incorporating them into a dish at least once a week. I first tried this recipe for a rustic tomato and zucchini tart last year, and it instantly became a … Continue reading Rustic Tomato & Zucchini Tart


Lavender Shortbread Cookies

Lavender has quickly become my new favorite springtime/summer herb. We bought a small plant a few weeks ago, and the added subtle bloom of purple in our herb garden is both peaceful and aesthetically pleasing. I decided to incorporate a few sprigs into my cooking last week when trying this recipe for lavender shortbread cookies. … Continue reading Lavender Shortbread Cookies

How to Make Travel an Affordable Part of Your Life

Travel is one of those things that most people want to do, but unless you have a ton of cash lying around somewhere and loads of free time, it can seem impractical or just simply not possible. For most of my life, I was one of those people who window shopped for dream vacations on … Continue reading How to Make Travel an Affordable Part of Your Life