How To Make Sushi At Home & Treat Yo’ Self Thursday {link-up #21}

Sushi. I can’t get enough of it. When I was little, my mom and dad would take me along with them when they went out for sushi. They would get sashimi, rolls, and nigiri, while little Nicole would nom on chicken teriyaki bento boxes and feed the fish kept in… View Post

Put A Bird On It – Portland Recap

If you haven’t seen the Portlandia sketch Put A Bird On It, please do so. Immediately. Your day is about to seriously improve. Every time I visit Portland, I fall even more in love with the city. The people are wonderful, the food is delicious (and every restaurant has vegetarian or vegan potions),… View Post

The Truth About Vegas

What an interesting city, yeah? Somehow I both love and hate Las Vegas, and I have a feeling that I’m not the only one. When combined, the bright lights, loud music, semi delicious food, going out clothes, and excessive alcohol (don’t pretend like you don’t drink in Vegas) create the… View Post

Friday’s Letters – Laguna Beach & Sushi

Dear Laguna Beach: Yesterday I made you my office. But similar to working in my home office, I was less productive than I would have liked. It is impossible to not nap when it is 85 degrees and I have the beautiful sound of crashing waves smoothing me asleep. Dear Big Brother (yes,… View Post

Makes Me Smile

Here are six things that are making me smile this Monday: Smile #1: We recently had a friend stay with us a few nights while she was in the process of moving. As a way of saying thanks, she left us this cute salt and pepper shaker set. Smile #2: When… View Post