Afternoon Tea with Lady Camellia

Afternoon Tea with Lady Camellia

What. A. Dream. Lady Camellia is a quaint gem┬átucked into a Georgetown side-street. To celebrate Emily’s birthday, we headed to this beautiful tea room on a sunny Sunday afternoon. My mom, sister and I walked up to an inviting painted row house; the calming pastel, 

Cherry Blossom Cupcake Tour in Georgetown

Cherry Blossom Cupcake Tour in Georgetown

Last weekend we had gorgeous weather here in the district. Troy and I are preparing to move, so my dad showed up and gave us some much-needed help. It was a “first phase of moving” type of weekend, with food-filled activities packed in between. Friday 

Lemon Parmesan Linguine with Alaskan Cod

Lemon Parmesan Linguine with Alaskan Cod

  Wow, it’s been awhile! Between a trip to California, preparing to move, and the constant applying-to-jobs, I’ve severely neglected MyStyle. This pains me, and I’m certainly trying to change this. I went through a phase of cooking pretty boring things just for ease, so 

Unwinding with OKI Ramen

Unwinding with OKI Ramen

This is a weird period of time for me right now. I have two part-time jobs, yet I’m searching for stable, full-time work. I’m trying to visualize moving to California and envision all the aspects which that process involves. I’ve applied to so many jobs 

Maple Glazed Salmon with Pistachio Crust

Maple Glazed Salmon with Pistachio Crust

I’m excited Troy is starting to have more fish in his diet. It opens up so many more dinner options for me! For Christmas, my sister gave me a box full of local DC products, like Sloppy Mama’s BBQ sauce and Langdon Wood maple syrup. 

Simple Lunch: Spinach & Quinoa Salad

Simple Lunch: Spinach & Quinoa Salad

    I love having a bunch of random ingredients that I need to use up. Those are the moments that usually lead me to my best creations, and today is one of those days! After rifling through my fridge trying to find inspiration for 

Braised Lamb with Grilled Fennel and Orzo

Braised Lamb with Grilled Fennel and Orzo

The theme of tonight’s meal is stepping out of my comfort zone. Finally, for the first time ever I made lamb! There were fairly cheap pieces of lamb shoulder chops at the store, so I decided to dive in. I also bought fennel for the 

Spinach & Artichoke Pesto with Steak

Spinach & Artichoke Pesto with Steak

Ahhh, it feels so good to be back in my own kitchen. As you can tell, I haven’t posted in awhile thanks to the craziness of the holidays! After spending about one month home in Ohio, then stealing a weekend away in the Outer Banks, 

Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow Brownies

Hot Chocolate & Marshmallow Brownies

It’s officially December, which means hot chocolate, gingerbread cookies, and decorations! Growing up, the best part of the holiday season was the build up. My mom found the most interesting Christmas markets to go to and we always made sure to see Christmas lights. Last 

Thank You Thanksgiving Leftovers

Thank You Thanksgiving Leftovers

Have you ever had a week that you’re looking forward to? Not vacations, just an ordinary week, but what’s on the planner excites you. I’m having one of those weeks, and it’s thanks to the fact that I’m watching my sister’s husky, Korra (follow her