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...

20+ Mind Blowing Bacon Recipes

20+ Mind Blowing Bacon Recipes

Love is in the air…nope, thats bacon! We all know that everything in life is better with bacon, am I right? Breakfast is probably the first subject that comes to mind when thinking of bacon but there are so many other possibilities that are out there today.  Everyone loves bacon, everyone… Did someone say #bacon?…

15 Pretty in Pink Valentine’s Day Treats

15 Pretty in Pink Valentine’s Day Treats

Cupid’s arrow is flying and you know what that means… Valentine’s Day is on it’s way!   Easily being the most romantic holidays on the calendar, Valentine’s day is celebrated by old and new love alike! A sea of pink unleashes whenever the holiday rolls around, and I will take any reason to show off…

9 Incredible Mason Jar Desserts

9 Incredible Mason Jar Desserts

Mason jars have become a very hot commodity in the past few years… From weddings to recipes, mason jars are the latest and greatest in portioned gift ideas. In my opinion, mason jars are the perfect vessel for delicious recipes* that you can take anywhere, anytime! Give someone the perfect ending to their meal with one of…

Instagram Blog Hop No. 7

Instagram Blog Hop No. 7

Welcome back to the best Instagram Blog Hop around…so glad you could join us! 2015 is finally upon us, and can I just tell you I am excited to say goodbye to 2014! I am not big on making silly New Year’s resolutions, but this year “change” is definitely the theme!Was this year a good year…

Sparkly New Years Eve Party Food Ideas

Sparkly New Years Eve Party Food Ideas

New Years Eve brings the partier out of us all! Some of my favorite things to see at any NYE party is glitter and sparkle galore… …and this collection is no exception. Haven’t you just wanted to leave a trail of glitter everywhere you went? Well now you can ring in the New Year with one…

8 Delicious Winter Soup Recipes

8 Delicious Winter Soup Recipes

 The temperature is dropping and there is only one thing on my mind… SOUP! Soup is a staple in my home now, but growing up that wasn’t really the case. Currently I am a huge fan of saving money [who isn’t??], easy and cost effective is best for me! Snuggling up to a fire with a warm,…

Instagram Blog Hop No. 6

Instagram Blog Hop No. 6

Welcome back to the best Instagram Blog Hop around…so glad you could join us! For the first five blog hops, Monday was the day to go live but after having a few parties it’s time to change it up! The new times this linkup will run is from Wednesdays morning at 11am est until Sundays at 11pm…

12 Heavenly Peppermint Desserts

12 Heavenly Peppermint Desserts

Nothing says “the holidays have arrived” quite like peppermint desserts. Usually the first thought that comes to mind when peppermint is mentioned is candy canes. Candy canes are a staple on almost everyone’s Christmas tree! Peppermint is my personal favorite; minty, refreshing, and easily puts me in the holiday spirit!  Hope you enjoy this roundup of…

Instagram Blog Hop No. 5

Instagram Blog Hop No. 5

Happy Monday and welcome back to the best Instagram Blog Hop around…so glad you could join us! Sharing is a huge part of making this party grow so please don’t forget after linking up. Whether it’s your first time here or you are a returning participant, I appreciate it 🙂 The Instagram Blog Hop will NOW go live…

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 between…

Instagram Blog Hop No. 4

Instagram Blog Hop No. 4

Happy Monday and welcome back to the best Instagram Blog Hop around…so glad you could join us! This week we have our first co-host! Please show Jen a warm welcome by following all social media and don’t forget to share this post so that we can watch the blog hop get bigger each week… The Instagram Blog…

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 from…

Instagram Blog Hop No. 3

Instagram Blog Hop No. 3

Happy Monday and welcome back to the best Instagram Blog Hop around…so glad you could join us! Last week we did not reach as many link-ups as we did the week before, more people need to see this linky party!! Don’t forget to share this post so that we can watch the blog hop get bigger…

The 6 Best Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

The 6 Best Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays! Partly because my birthday falls on Turkey Day every four years, but mainly because of the family and food…but really just the food, lets be honest. While most Americans look forward to the main attraction aka the turkey, I wait all year long for those amazing side dishes! below…

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 live…

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 my…

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs Google+

Top 5 Reasons Your Business Needs Google+

{This article was originally written for the amazing 333MarketingNy.com} 333marketing is a digital marketing agency specializing in design & social media When I first entered the blogging world back in March of this year, there was an insane amount of information to learn. One of the most resourceful things I took in was the fact…

Halloween Cuteness Overload

Halloween Cuteness Overload

Prepare yourself for some cuteness overload from this photoshoot…just in time for Halloween!   Little Miss Avery is not only the cutest toddler ever, she is also a very happy baby that can bring joy to those around her and I am lucky enough to call her family! Want to see more of this adorable…

The Creepiest Halloween Food Ever!

The Creepiest Halloween Food Ever!

Halloween isn’t always about the cute and adorable, most of the time Halloween is quite scary! With these recipes* for creepy treats, you can gross anyone out at the drop of a {witchs’} hat! People will talk about these spooky Halloween ideas long after the party is over! The kitty litter cake grosses me out every…

Top 8 Adorable Halloween Treats

Top 8 Adorable Halloween Treats

There is something so special about making yummy food look cute, and Halloween is no exception! Putting a little extra effort to make something look adorable is a sure way to put a smile on anyone’s face! I have been a Pinterest user ever since the site was launched so i have tons of pins…