Greenhouse Season

Flourishing Season is here.  Just this past weekend, My man & I took the first windows-down “sunday drive.” A new route fringing on the lusher outskirts of the city.  To our great surprise, a few local nurseries have stocked & opened their greenhouses already. This, in my eyes, is a declaration of spring’s true arrival….

Pittsburgh’s Natural History Museum

Living in Pittsburgh has it’s perks… The culture is rich & its also a part of every-day life for most people.  You can choose to immerse yourself in pure pop art, or dig in to some of the best food in America– Thanks Zagat. When it comes to an afternoon date, my ideal choice is…

Local Spotlight: Supernatural Soap

Supporting local crafters and artists is vital to the evolution of our cities and their markets. Being a Pittsburgh native, I have lived in the midst of a cultural rebirth nearly my whole life.  Craft shows, farmers markets, boutiques, and an array of other unique businesses, have nurtured the lure of the city to an…

Local Spotlight: Pusadee’s Garden, Lawrenceville

Pusadee’s Garden is a tremendous local garden-side dining spot decorated in petals, vines and vibrant green foliage. They offer an array of contemporary takes on traditional Thai food. The menu is a balance of familiar classics and bold new dishes, in perfect harmony. Pusadee’s is a BYOB spot that is ideal for connecting diners with local…

Local Spotlight: Lunch at Franktuary

A local spot in the heart of lower Lawrenceville is revolutionizing the hot dog game, and I can’t stay away.  From its rustic, bohemian bar with homemade root beer on tap, to the fresh-fried, chocolate and pecan funnel cake, It’s become my go-to indulgence. I usually get the hand-cut fries, Pierogies, or a classic dog…

Local Spotlight: Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve

 Pittsburgh is home to many a hidden gem.  Some boutiques, coffee shops, scenic cityscapes, and my personal favorite– the endless amount of overlooked nature reserves & hiking trails. I am blessed to live in an area that has such a heavy emphasis on preserving history, nature, and wildlife.  I am even more blessed to be…