Going crazy with chalk pens

Last summer, we created the “Oh Lovely” specialty cocktail to serve at a summer garden party. After extensive taste-testing with our friend Lisa, we settled on the ingredients when Mama took a sip and exclaimed, “Oh lovely!” We did an updated taste-off with our dear Vashti recently, and decided not to mess with a good thing.…

The perfect local pairing

Mama and I adventured around the North Bay recently — with stops at Cowgirl Creamery in Pt. Reyes Station and V. Sattui Winery in St. Helena. Tonight we paired our favorite offerings from both and it was pure heaven! Mama and I feasted on Cowgirl Creamery’s Mt. Tam brie, perfectly complemented by the Moscato wine…

Dolce wine tasting with Mama

Mama and I ended our Calistoga adventures with a wine tasting this afternoon. We aren’t massively into wine; we visit this little part of California’s Wine Country for the mud baths and the town’s ambiance. We often skip wine tasting altogether. But there’s a winery I’ve been wanting to check out for many yeas because…

Top Posts of 2013

Happy new year Nosy Parker readers! As we begin 2014 (may it be a better year for all of us), I want to share with you the top posts of 2013: #5: A Double Gelato Day #4: Finding Direction #3: DIY Easy & Inexpensive Cupcake Stand #2: The Waiting Continues And the top post of…