I love New York. Maybe it’s because I was born in New Jersey and lived my pre-K years with a view of the Manhattan skyline. Or maybe it’s just because NYC is awesome. There’s always something new to see–and taste! For me last weekend, that was at the Big Gay Ice Cream Shop (East Village) Order the Salty Pimp (don’t be shy) Chocolate dipped soft serve injected with salted caramel (even the cone–which can be gluten free if you… Read more »

Need a little Monday boost? Check out the new event at the winter Olympics: Slopestyle. Snowboarders + obstacle course = super cool flips and revolutions with names like The Holy Crail (ie 1620 Japan Air Mute Grab), the backside triple cork 1440 (three head-over-heels flips and four full revolutions), a cab double cork 900, or the switch stance backside 540. I feel energized just writing it all down.   Are you watching the Winter Olympics? What’s your favorite event? Happy Monday!        … Read more »

I like coffee. I especially like how I am a tad less crabby in the mornings after I drink it–and of course, there’s the caffeine oomph.  My caffeinated doodles.   And I have to admit I feel pretty fancy whenever I get to sip on a five dollar soy latte (and practically spy-like when I get to do it incognito). But I’d never heard of coffee cupping. Turns out it’s a lot like wine tasting. Coffee cupping is a process… Read more »