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Food Travel

What is Time? Lessons I Learned in 2019

Alternatively titled; How I Learned to Take a Break. You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet around here. I needed a break, so I took one (with only minimal amounts of guilt involved). Basically, I over-committed myself and had to do a little back burnering. Between writing a new book, polishing […]

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Travel

24 Hours in Austin

If you only have a short amount of time in Austin, here are some tips for making the most of Texas’s weirdest city.

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Travel

Cape Town – A Dream from Start to Finish

Even running a marathon couldn’t make me love Cape Town less.

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Food

Golden Raisin Sour Cream Coffee Cake

The perfect quick and tasty treat for that leftover sour cream from taco night. (Or, in my case, a sale at the store that was too good to pass up!)

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Food Travel

So Long 2018 – Lessons I Got Outta Last Year

2018 was a big year. With that, I picked up a few lessons, some equally big and a few small, but helpful. Here is what I learned, or relearned, traveling and eating this year: Sometimes the best thing you can do for yourself is sit down and have a drink. You can’t make flights run […]

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Travel

Stellenbosch: The Best Food and Wine in South Africa

Stellenbosch is home to some of the best food and wine in the world. Come hungry and leave happy!

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Travel

Kruger National Park Safari

AKA where you can make your childhood dreams come true!

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Travel

Johannesburg – Still A Star

48-Hours in the Golden Place just isn’t enough time!

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Hometown Tourist Travel

Half Moon Bay: A Delightful Day Trip

I got a new camera and couldn’t wait to use it. After poking around,  I had to test it out on the natural beauty of Half Moon Bay, a small beach town about a half hour outside of San Francisco. I dragged my sister over the hill and enjoyed a gorgeous drive through the beautiful […]

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Food

Grammy’s Banana Bread

So, how many bananas do I need?