• 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…

  • 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…

  • 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)…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Meeting the David at Galleria dell Accademia - Florence Travel - @lacegraceblog1

    Meeting the David at Galleria dell Accademia

    One of the top things to see in Florence, Italy has to be meeting the David at Galleria dell Accademia.  The infamous Michelangelo Buonarroti sculpted this amazing statue between 1501 and 1504.  The David…