Lately, I've been teaching myself how to cook (more on that in a later post!). Because of my new found love of cooking, I have been gravitating towards fiction and non-fiction books with food and cooking at their core. This week I finished reading Lizzy and Jane by Katherine Reay. As a die-hard fan of Jane … Continue reading Drinking Rosé with Katherine Reay
Two months ago I moved into my sweet little condo and a couple weeks later I had friends over to celebrate. I am a HUGE fan of the band, Train, and one of my friends brought me a bottle of wine from their winery, Save Me San Francisco Wine Co. It happened to be one … Continue reading Someday, Someday, Maybe, I’ll Visit San Francisco
I have a fear of being inadequate. Of never being enough. Of constantly falling short. I doubt myself constantly and I am always getting in my own way. I find it hard to believe in myself at times, because how could I make a difference? It would be easier to live a quiet normal life, … Continue reading When Your Voice is Broken
Well it's January 4th and I've already finished reading my first book of 2016. I made a pledge on Good Reads to read 52 books this year (yikes...what was I thinking?!). You can follow my progress and reading list here! Back in December, I took part in the 12 days of Love Letter Writing Campaign … Continue reading When Reading Feels Like Coffee With a Friend…
Happy New Year, friends! As New Year's Eve approached, I started to think a lot about resolutions. I decided that this year I would prefer to focus on goals in relation to my writing. As 2015 came to a close, I realized that my writing had taken a backseat throughout the year. And I was … Continue reading 2016, you got me by the pen.
The holidays are always my favorite time of year. No matter what is going on in the world, or with me personally, there is always this glimmer of new hope. Hope. That's what I love about the holidays. That and for a moment there is an overwhelming feeling of love and joy that surrounds the … Continue reading 12 Days of Love Letter Writing + The World Needs More Love Letters
I have been extremely negligent with my blog posting. I could come up with a million excuses as to why I haven't posted. But my readers (and I) deserve the truth. The truth is that the last couple of months have been hard and I haven't felt like myself. Writing words and posting them online … Continue reading Life, Lemons, and Italy
I recently had the opportunity to travel to the Cayman Islands for work. It was my first time in the Caribbean! I was working at the Cayman Cookout event, a food and wine festival that attracts some of the best chefs and wine makers in the world. Enjoying the Caribbean during winter AND sampling some … Continue reading My Favorite Wine and Enjoying First Frost
I'm back and ready to read and drink! Need a "sneak taste" of what I've been reading and sipping? Here's what's on tap for Pour Me Another Novel over for the next few weeks! Once Upon a Vine wine and the Harry Potter Series by J.K Rowling Independent Chenin Blanc and Autumn in the Vineyard … Continue reading Need a little “Sneak Taste”?!
I recently read This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper. FYI, This is Where I Leave You is coming to a movie theater near you this fall. Check out the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fH0cEP0mvlU After watching the trailer and learning that it had been based on Tropper’s book, I was intrigued and had to … Continue reading Under the Harvest Moon (wine), This is Where I Leave You