What I Love About JULY

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Goodbye JUNE and hello JULY! One of my favorite months of the year. Lots of barbecues, travel, festivals, and food recipes that make you love everything about summer. Here’s what you need to do, see,  and talk about this month.

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In June 2014 I…..

Relished chicken and waffles at Sweet Chicks in Williamsburg.

Relished chicken and waffles at Sweet Chicks in Williamsburg.

Summer has officially started, and while I’ve been a busy bee working on projects and trying new recipes. I had to take the time to recap on things I’ve done this summer thus far. From indulging in a huge strawberry shortcake waffle bowl from Cold Stone Creamery to attending J.Lo’s private sip and stream listening party get the treats inside.

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Korean BBQ SAUCE

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Recipe & Photo Credit: Simplyscratch.com

Fourth of July is just a week away. Spice up things with a new Korean BBQ sauce that will give your guests an option outside of the traditional BBQ sauce. Whether you’re grilling chicken, salmon or delicious burgers, this sauce will a sweet and tangy twist to your barbecue. Get the recipe inside.

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Memorial Day Cocktails

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My early days growing up in Texas (it gets warm in March), Memorial Day was our official mark of summer. There’s no better way to kick off summer than with delicious barbecue and light cocktails. Whether you’re making cocktails for a crowd or just you and a friend, here are a few of my favorite summer recipes!

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Last Week I…

Ran my first mile of spring in 7 minutes and 13 seconds.

Nearly drowned hailing a cab in the horrible rain storm on Wednesday. (No worries, I can swim. lol)

Road the Amtrak for the first time. (First time for everything right?)

Ate at PYT my favorite burger joint in Northern Liberties neighborhood of Philly. (It’s a must every time I visit)

Tried stuffed Lobster & Shrimp Mac & Cheese at Relish.

Stuffed Lobster & Shrimp Mac-n-Cheese

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