“How to Dress like an Alaskan”

I saw yet another post this morning titled “How to Be Parisian”. You know the article, wear lots of black, and stripes, not too much make-up, maybe a bold red lip? Definitely no shorts, oui oui! Don’t forget the classic black flats, oh la la blah blah blah… Don’t get me wrong, French woman are… Continue reading “How to Dress like an Alaskan”

Thoughts on Internet

A twenty-something woman who lives in a small town in Alaska is pretty much the same as any twenty-something across the world. Especially in the 2015 where internet is accessible, and while not cheap, most young people can afford the expense. I suppose that about 20 years ago when I was born, and my parents… Continue reading Thoughts on Internet

Material Items vs. Traveling

Weddings can be so material. I’m getting caught up in it. Seriously, I could elope to Italy, or Thailand, and still give more than half of my wedding budget to a charity. Why doesn’t everyone do that? Now, since my finance is not supporting my elopement dream, which I totally understand, I find myself planning… Continue reading Material Items vs. Traveling

New Years Resolutions

In 2013 I resolved to visit 10 countries by the time I was 30. At the time I have visited the United States, well I guess I live here, so that leaves Canada and the Bahamas. In 2014 I added four new countries to my list! Germany, the UK, Spain and France. Looking forward to… Continue reading New Years Resolutions

Iced White Mocha…and a Puppy

My favorite espresso drink is a white chocolate mocha, seriously, so good! It takes a scoop of white chocolate powder in a cup, pour the espresso shot over the powder, and mixed until the powder is dissolved, then add milk, steamed or cold. It’s important when working with powder, rather than syrups in coffee, no… Continue reading Iced White Mocha…and a Puppy

Let’s talk…coffee!

Cup&Cake; There is a part of my name that I haven’t mentioned yet. (Well I may have dropped a hint in the coffee cake post) I love coffee! I have worked as a barista at an espresso café/ specialty drink shop since I was sixteen. It was my first job- and I had never had… Continue reading Let’s talk…coffee!

What is Gluten-Free Anyways?

Recently, Miley Cyrus Tweeted, ‘For everyone calling me anorexic, I have a gluten and lactose allergy. It’s not about weight it’s about health. Gluten is cr@pppp anyway!’ Then added, ‘Everyone should try no gluten for a week. The change in your skin, physical and mental health is amazing.’ She’s not the only one either, other… Continue reading What is Gluten-Free Anyways?