17 Mile Drive is a scenic road that stretches from Pacific Grove near Monterey through Pebble Beach, near Carmel. It runs along the coast and passes famous golf courses & mansions. The real highlights are the glimpses into the natural beauty of rugged Northern California, including Seal Rock and the Lone Cypress Tree. There is […]

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On our recent trip to Paris, Ben & I spent some time wandering around the Marais district with friends, ducking into one of a kind shops. Our favorite restaurant in the neighborhood is the Instagram favorite, Merci. The front is a cafe with cozy nooks & book lined walls while the back is a two […]

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These lemon tarts aren’t the fanciest of desserts, but they are easy to make and are nice and light for surprising someone on Mother’s Day with! They have a little crunch from the graham cracker crust, yummy tart flavor from the lemon, and finishes off with a light, fluffy whipped cream. I use the same […]

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Earlier this week I shared my guide to New York. Well, you can’t talk about New York without talking about cheesecake! I love all kinds of cheesecake. Traditional cheesecake is always amazing. One of my former coworkers makes the best cheesecake ever. I love all of the flavored cheesecakes as well. Dulce de Leche, chocolate […]

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So the other week when I made the Organic Cauliflower with Dates & Pistachios dish, I wanted to toss it with some tahini sauce for extra flavor. I searched 4 different stores for some tahini sauce & came up empty handed every single time. So I figured, why not make my own!?! It is super […]

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One thing you can’t miss when visiting Boston & strolling through the Boston Commons park, is the Massachusetts State House. This gold domed building is the state capitol & seat of government for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It’s right on top of Beacon Hill & it’s glittering dome overlooks the beautiful Boston Commons. During WWII […]

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Northern Cornbread versus Southern Cornbread is one of the most popular posts on Sweet Tea Sweetie. For those of you who haven’t had a chance to read it yet, basically there is a long standing rivalry between Southern cornbread (which is more savory) and Northern cornbread (which has a lot more sugar in it). When […]

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When in Boston, we stayed at the Ames hotel, which we loved! It was centrally located in Downtown Boston.┬áBoston is a very walkable city. We took a few Uber rides, but mostly we walked. As we headed to the Boston Tea Party Museum, we accidentally stumbled upon the site of the Boston Massacre. It was […]

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This past week I celebrated my birthday! Birthdays are always a great time to sit back and reflect and this one is especially pivotal as we are expecting our first baby! It has been intimidating to constantly hear how much our lives are going to change with this new addition. What do you say to […]

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After landing in Boston & checking into our hotel, Ben & I headed off in search of dinner. I had a night of taking a self guided Food Tour through Boston: Boston Baked Beans at Durgin Park Drinks at Bell in Hand (longest continuously operating tavern in the United States) Clam Chowder & Lobster at […]

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