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Table Settings at Lime Acre, Jamaica

Presentation is important. Even with the tastiest food, it’s the mood of a gathering and the people you’re with that you really remember years later. Here were the table settings for some of our meals! For every meal, our tables are set up in different locations on the villa. Most of the time it’s outdoors,… Read more »

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Drinks in Jamaica. Ya mon.

Rum punch. Adorable dark bamboo tray they served this on. Perfect size for two drinks. And the color of the punch is so pretty I had to do a multi-angle photo shoot of the punch. Indulge me please. Coconut juice. Clear and chilled, freshly squeezed from some coconuts on the grounds of the villa. Bloody… Read more »

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The Bizzles! Back Together Again

Lime Acre in Whitehouse, Jamaica. Monday, November 19, approx 1:35pm. I miss bizzle. Note the particularly strong fashion statements. Equally strong statements by both bizzles. Polka-dots and camou donned by Bizzle #1. Bizzle #2 is sporting pink pj pants sewn by Bizzle #1, and a stylin’ Taiwan Is Free tee.

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FOOD FINDS #7: Chef Winston at Lime Acre Villa, Jamaica

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY We’ve been indulging in some scrumptious Jamaican eats during our stay. We’re… Read more »

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A Jamaican Villa

We’re here in Jamaica. First day… this is my view. Sigh. From the balcony of our villa. Being the nerd I am, I’ve busted out my laptop amid the beautiful sea and greenery that surrounds us. As we speak Sven and Charlie are getting creative, “working out” on the balcony using the furniture. Sven tries… Read more »

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Taking the Plunge!… erm, the Cleanse.

With jerk chicken and curried goat heavy on the brain, we decided to bite the bullet before our Thanksgiving trip to Jamaica and do a 3-day juice cleanse. After researching a few top contenders, we picked BluePrint Cleanse: their juice is 100% raw, organic, and unprocessed. The shop emphasizes nutrition over deprivation and is environmentally… Read more »

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FOOD FIND #6: Turf ‘n Surf Po Boy in Austin, TX

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY On our way to the shuttle stop for the Austin City Limits… Read more »

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FOOD FINDS #5: Moonshine Grill in Austin, Texas

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY Started off Day 1 at Austin City Limits Festival with a visit… Read more »

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FOOD FINDS #3: Riverpark in New York City

As avid seekers of yummy eats, we’ve started cataloguing our food posts into a little series called Food Finds. These posts include casual reviews of the unsung culinary gems we encounter on the road–or even right here at home in DC and NY Last night, I went on a rare Tuesday evening dinner date with… Read more »

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My New Wall of Accessories

Took a cue from Suzi’s February 9 post today and assembled my very own wall of accessories… to accommodate my overflowing collection of belts, hair doodads, and hats. I did it all with two simple tools: a hammer and some nails. It was a long overdue solution to organizing knick knacks that were starting to find themselves… Read more »