Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Pecan Oatmeal Stuffed Baked Apples

I love apples. LOVE THEM! The stores up here in Boston all have at least 10 different types of apples to choose from; I didn’t even know that many existed! While perusing through the aisles at Barnes & Noble, Nick and I found a booklet filled with all the different kinds of apples that grow … Continue reading

Recipe: Kale & Chive Quinoa Patties

A few months ago I made Quinoa Stuffed Beefsteak Tomatoes for Nick and I during one of our health kicks. Neither of us had ever eaten the strange grain called quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) before, but we loved it. It’s very healthy and full of good things that makes your body happy — Plus, it takes … Continue reading

I’m obsessed with granny squares.

A few weeks ago I found a link to some adorable photos of little squares that had all kinds of colors and shapes to them. I didn’t know anything about crochet, but I loved the way they looked and when I discovered that I could make an entire blanket for our apartment with a bunch … Continue reading

Film Review: Silent House (2012)

The younger (and infinitely more talented) sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen stars in directors Chris Kentis and Laura Lau’s English adaptation of Gustavo Hernandez’ Uruguayan film of the same name, whose screenplay is reportedly based on a true story from the 1940s. Elizabeth Olsen stars in the psychological thriller as Sarah, a pretty but … Continue reading

Product Review: Brazilian Tech Keratin Smoothing Shampoo & Conditioner

I’ve been bleaching and dyeing my hair for almost ten years now, and I can’t even tell you the number of times someone has told me that I’d better be careful or else “all my hair will fall out.” Luckily, that has never happened (fingers crossed that it never does!), but I have dealt with … Continue reading