Summer Strawberry Sparkler Cocktail

    Friday, August 18, 2017
    Summer Strawberry Sparkler Cocktail - Recipes - @lacegraceblog1

    You can always find strawberries in our house during the summer months. I usually eat them sliced up and plain but decided to use them in a cocktail! My friend, Lori from Blank Slate surprised me a few weeks ago with a cocktail book and some chic coupe glasses. I was feeling particularly uninspired so the gift came at the perfect time.  I flipped through ‘The Coupe’ by Brian Hart Hoffman and came across the Strawberry Sparkler recipe from Brennan’s…

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  • Morning in Millennium Park - Chicago Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Morning in Millennium Park

    A few weeks ago I headed off to a new city for the 5th annual (my 2nd- check out last year’s recap from Charleston- here) Blog Societies Conference.  I checked into my hotel fairly…

    Tuesday, August 15, 2017
  • Huge Summer Beauty Haul - @lacegraceblog1

    Huge Summer Beauty Haul

    It is hard to believe we are midway (basically) through August. Summer just seems like it has come and gone.  With the semi-mild weather we have been having here in Maryland over the past…

    Sunday, August 13, 2017
  • Pantheon in the Latin Quarter of Paris - Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    The Panthéon in the Latin Quarter of Paris

    The 5th and 6th arrondissements of Paris are home to the quaint Latin Quarter. This area is known for its educational establishments and the heart of student life for over 800 years.  While strolling along its…

    Thursday, August 10, 2017
  • A Day on the Frederick Distillery Trail

    A few months ago I was fortunate enough to go on a press tour in Frederick, Maryland (where I call home) of various distilleries in the area.  Distilleries (and breweries like here and here)…

    Sunday, August 6, 2017
  • Best Strawberry Poppyseed Salad Recipe - Healthy - @lacegraceblog1

    Best Strawberry Poppyseed Salad Recipe

    I have kind of been on a salad kick lately, (evidence here, here, here and here) which is a good thing! With an abundance of fresh fruit and veggies during the summer months, it makes whipping…

    Tuesday, August 1, 2017
  • Visiting The Ancient Roman Forum - Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Visiting The Ancient Roman Forum

    Seeing Rome’s famous Colosseum (recap here) is one of the top things to do when visiting Italy’s capital.  Right outside the Colosseum’s walls you will find the Arc of Constantine which leads to Rome’s…

    Sunday, July 30, 2017
  • Steep Tuscan Town of Montepulciano- Italy Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    The Steep Tuscan Town of Montepulciano

    Before hitting the road for Rome, the family and I decided to swing by the steep Tuscan town of Montepulciano for some exploring and lunch.  ‘Monte’ in Italian means Mountain and many (and I…

    Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Delicious Mexican Street Corn - Recipes - @lacegraceblog1

    Delicious Mexican Street Corn

    I still remember my first time tasting delicious Mexican street corn. We had just arrived in Los Angeles, California and were strolling along the Venice Beach boardwalk (recap here).  Dinner at Cerveteca was highly…

    Friday, July 21, 2017