Two years ago, I took a semester off from school and decided I wanted to study abroad. It was the quickest process I’d ever been through. I decided, called, applied, boarded plane, arrived. Seriously so simple, I didn’t want to lose time thinking about whether or not It was a good idea. And I’m so glad I didn’t. I’ve never looked back. Studying abroad was the best decision I’d made in my time in college. Over the summer I had attended a two-week study abroad to Paris for culinary school. While my time there, I had a host family in which I became incredibly close… View Post

Last week I gave up coffee for exactly five days. Let me tell you, it was not easy. I felt like a true addict. All the symptoms of a withdraw were there. I had terrible headaches, felt nauseous and I was sluggish and tired. However, after the 3rd-day things started to shape up. After the full five days, it felt so easy to simply say no to coffee. I don’t know about you but I love the smell and taste of coffee, so I began to incorporate decaf coffee from my favorite coffee shop, Dr. Smood, into my diet. Although decaf still has a bit of… View Post

It’s no doubt that coffee is a must in our everyday lives. If you’ve never been to Miami and are a coffee aficionado, I made a quick top 5 list of some hidden gems coffee/juice spots in Miami. Enjoy! 1.Roots Juicebar has become my go to almost every other. They recently just opened in Kendall, Miami and I am completely obsessed with everything on the menu. From avocado toast to acai bowls to green juice to quinoa bowls. 2.Angelina’s Coffee and Juice is located in Midtown, right beside the Miami Design District. It has great coffee and juices, as well as lunch platters. The outside seating makes… View Post