Brunch Chronicles – CafĂ© Topes

My, my, my, how I love brunch. I don’t care where it is, I am there. Put some coffee in a cup or pour a mimosa and I’m pulling up a chair. On this occasion, we stopped by CafĂ© Topes in Carlsbad for a bite to eat. So this place is worth the wait. Everything … More Brunch Chronicles – CafĂ© Topes



 Getting back into the swing of things can be quite challenging. I typically work out 4 times a week, but considering I have fallen off the wagon back in September I may work out twice a week. My workouts are cycling and yoga, later this week I plan to hit the gym again to start … More Pressed

Pop Pie Co.

After going for a hike this afternoon at Torrey Pines State Park, I stopped by Pop Pie in University Heights to have a Classic Chicken Pot Pie and Kale Slaw with a Honey Cinnamon Latte.   Lord, the flaky, pillowy crust on this Pot Pie was everything I love about Pot Pies. Usually, I take … More Pop Pie Co.

Vegan Explorer 

I’ve recently picked up the book The Happy Vegan: A Guide to Living a Long, Healthy, and Successful Life and it has me considering giving up meat, ok not all meat, but chicken and turkey. Just a little background, I stopped eating pork a few years ago and while I miss having my mom fry … More Vegan Explorer