I’m Jessica, a wearer of many hats who is lucky enough to call Long Island, NY home. I am a devoted wife, avid animal lover, and all around goofball. I love the beach, music, cooking, and anything pink, and I am obsessed with traveling as much as I possibly can! Welcome to my online time capsule, I am so glad you are here :)  read more...

Category Archives: Lifestyle

Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Delicious Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Ice cream is the perfect frozen treat on a hot summer day! Although it is flying by way too fast, summer is certainly not over yet not to mention July is National Ice Cream month. My obsession with ice cream has no boundaries no matter the type and there are all kinds to choose from! Gelato,Continue Reading

Patriotic Food Ideas

Patriotic Food Ideas

Warm weather is synonymous with patriotic holidays for me… Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day here in the states is, in my opinion, the most relaxing way to celebrate with family and friends. This patriotic collection* has the absolute best recipes perfect for any patriotic holiday! #Patriotic party food ideas to impress your guests! ClickContinue Reading

Traditional Homemade Puerto Rican Coquito

Traditional Homemade Puerto Rican Coquito

Traditional Homemade Puerto Rican Coquito is a staple during the holidays in my family. The popular holiday drink was seen at every gathering…the party didn’t start ’til the Coquito starts flowing! The easiest way to describe this traditional drink to someone who’s never had it is Puerto Rican Eggnog, without the raw egg. The difference betweenContinue Reading

10 Delectable Christmas Cookie Recipes

10 Delectable Christmas Cookie Recipes

As we know it today, Christmas cookies are a huge tradition around the Holidays. Kids leave cookies for Santa by the tree, moms and bakers alike spend weeks preparing and conjuring up delicious cookie recipes, and an abundance of cookie platters can be found at any holiday party! There are so many different options to choose fromContinue Reading

Instagram Blog Hop No. 2

Instagram Blog Hop No. 2

Happy Monday and welcome back to the best Instagram Blog Hop around…so glad you could join us! Last week we reached a total of 32 entries…not bad for the first week! Don’t forget to share this post so that we can watch the blog hop get bigger each week… The Instagram Blog Hop will go liveContinue Reading

Instagram Blog Hop No. 1

Instagram Blog Hop No. 1

Welcome to my first official Instagram Blog Hop I am so excited to start this weekly linkup! The Instagram Blog Hop will go live every Monday night at 8:00 EST and stay open until Friday night of the same week. With all the many options of social media out there today, Instagram is by far myContinue Reading

We’ve Been Nominated!!

We’ve Been Nominated!!

My photography company Dulce Photography & Design has been nominated for the Best of Long Island awards!! This is huge for my business partner Natalie and I as we have only been in business since January of this year! Isn’t that cool? Needless to say, we are insanely excited and need help getting to #1! VotingContinue Reading

Hyperemesis gravidarum: it sucks.

Hyperemesis gravidarum: it sucks.

A big announcement came from the Royal family yesterday: the Duke and the Duchess of Cambridge are expecting baby #2! Kate is about 2 months along, and the parents couldn’t be happier! Usually this sort of news would not be made public before the three month preggo mark, but for the second time Kate isContinue Reading

Blogger Crush: TheLondoner.me

Blogger Crush: TheLondoner.me

my little blogger crush all started back when this blog came to fruition…for days i was researching “blogs” and “how to start a blog” soaking up tons of information. among the many things i saw was “you have to purchase a url, you must think of a clever name, you need a niche!”. i hadContinue Reading

The Cranky Dieter

The Cranky Dieter

today starts a very dreaded, but very needed, diet for me. i’ve never really been a person that lives healthy, but getting older and wanting to start a family forces me to want to change. not only do i hate to diet, i also despise exercise. not a great combo for someone who loves everythingContinue Reading