• R Bar Energy Partnership

    June 3, 2017

    I am ecstatic to tell you about my recent partnership with an amazing company based in Tucson: R Bar Energy!! I started using R Bar Energy products last summer when I stumbled across them in my bike shop. What appealed to me was the minimum ingredients that were used to create the product. I always…

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  • Memorial Day Weekend

    May 31, 2017

    On Saturday, I did my first ever bike fit and had aerobars installed! Look out for that post later this week. I needed to get my training in for my 70.3 Ironman and decided to stay in town. However, Alex and I still wanted to do something fun. He proposed the idea of a staycation…

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  • Tucson’s Top Five Margaritas

    May 6, 2017

    For everyone in Tucson looking to grab a hand-crafted margarita for Cinco de Mayo weekend, look no further! I have five local places that offer diverse margaritas: Café Poca Cosa, Guadalajara Grill, Reforma Cocina Y Cantina, Downtown Kitchen + Cocktails and Pasco Kitchen + Lounge. 1. Café Poca Cosa In general, this place takes the…

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  • Red Velvet Cupcakes

    April 29, 2017

    These are by far the BEST red velvet cupcakes you will ever have in your life! You may have caught a glimpse of them on my Instagram story! The best part of this post is I’m sharing the recipe so you can enjoy these treats as well! I recently baked these delicious, red velvet cupcakes…

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  • Parisian Palate

    February 28, 2017

    One of the best parts of Paris IMO was the food! We tried everything from street food to cafes to full-service… and I can honestly say it was all outstanding. I would go back to Paris for the food alone! Train Street Restaurant/Bistro Boulangerie/Desserts For a more detailed description of some of the food we…

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  • Ladurée

    February 8, 2017

    I first met Ladurée as a marketing intern in New York my junior year of college. The Parisian-based macaron shop was known for having only the best macarons in the world. At the time, there were only two locations in the United States and both were in NY. My friends and I were exploring SoHo…

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  • NYE with Firmin le Barbier

    January 31, 2017

    As many of you know, Alex and I traveled over the holidays to London and Paris. Both places were lovely but one of my favorite parts of the trip included our New Year’s Eve six-course dinner from Firmin le Barbier in Paris! We arrived in Paris and were immediately taken away by the beauty of…

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  • Chocolate Cupcakes with Salted Caramel Frosting

    December 16, 2016

    It’s been a while since the Cherry Almond Cupcakes, but I wanted to share with you another cupcake recipe I used for when I was hired to bake 200 cupcakes. The wedding couple wanted four different flavors and requested one be chocolate; I instantly thought of the combination chocolate cupcakes with salted caramel frosting! Now…

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  • Cherry Almond Cupcakes

    November 13, 2016

    About a week ago I was hired to bake 200 cupcakes. Yep, 200 cupcakes. It wouldn’t have been such a challenge if they were the same cupcake that utilized the same ingredients… but nope, they were all different. The wedding couple had specific requests as to what flavors they wanted and I accommodated them with…

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