The Making of Churros in Mexico

While on the hunt for a Christmas tree, we stopped off at Churros Toño. The vendor was making his first batch of the day and I was all too happy to watch the process. Churros are the best! Based on what I saw, he started off with boiling water in a big steel pan andContinue reading “The Making of Churros in Mexico”

My Favorite Blogs from 2019

Here’s a list of my “Go To” social media for 2019: CULTURE Daily Stoic Post Secret LIFESTYLE The Simply Luxurious Life The Daily Conniseur Rip & Tan Blog Victorian Magazine FOOD Local Milk (& Lifestyle) La Cafe Sucre-Food Manger DECOR Planete Deco Emily Henderson Cococozy

Gift Box Subscriptions

Who wouldn’t want to receive gifts all year long….Here are 3 subscriptions I would be all too happy to have. A gift of selected books from Paris’s iconic Shakespeare & Company. Shaker & Spoon Craft Cocktail. Everything you need to make artisanal cocktails. Bring on the Happy Hour! My Stylish French Box. All items areContinue reading “Gift Box Subscriptions”

Black Friday Death Count

As I’m searching online for an end table with a Black Friday deal attached to it, I also came across this: blackfridaydeathcount.com. Egads. This website tallies deaths and injuries that happen during Black Fridays. It made me think: what happens in people’s minds between being with their families and feeling grateful to less than 24Continue reading “Black Friday Death Count”

10 Luxe Feeling Gifts Under $55

Nordstrom Monogrammed Wine Cork $19 Doén Mini Tote $25 Williams Sonoma Wood Salad Set (bowl $39 + spoons $16) Mark & Graham Leather Charger Roll Up $49 Crate and Barrel Candlesticks $26 (each size $ varies) Jenni Kayne cashmere gloves $55 Zara Silver Tray $52 Christophe Robin Hair Products $Varies Linen half apron from RoughContinue reading “10 Luxe Feeling Gifts Under $55”

Coqui Coqui Merida

Coqui Coqui boutique hotels are simply the epitome of boho chic. There was one in Tulum, but unfortunately it closed. I made it a point to visit Coqui Coqui while in Merida and I knew immediately I had arrived when the wonderful smell of perfumes and candles took hold. Coqui Coqui Merida includes a hotel,Continue reading “Coqui Coqui Merida”

Merida-Day 3

Sadly, it’s our last day in Merida before our plane leaves this evening. It’s also two days after the Day of the Dead and all of the Pan de Muerto is gone. I’ll have to wait until this time next year to have another bite. We did some shopping, but much of what Merida sellsContinue reading “Merida-Day 3”