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Sparkle #55: Amazing Hot Chocolate in NYC

Aloha everyone! Today I am in dire need of rich, dark, decadent chocolate and would happily travel to satisfy my craving! Given my love for dark chocolate and today’s post being all about travel tales, I thought I would talk about one of the best chocolate restaurants in New York – Max Brenner: Chocolate by the Bald Man in the dazzling Union Square area. I discovered Max Brenner on a chilly fall evening in September 2012, when I was visiting New York for work. A good friend from college took me out for post dinner hot chocolate, with the promise of a magical chocolate experience – one that I would…

March 31, 2015

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 4 Favorites

Hello wonderful people, hope you are having a good Friday. Check out my top picks from the web this week, and share yours in the comments below! Decorate your desserts with spun sugar – this is perfect, will make so many kids (and adults) happy! What is your ‘play personality‘? I am probably 3, 6 or 8. Make your own ‘Yogi Cake‘. (Warning: this is not a food recipe). Fashion from the streets of India. This picture made me happy. Don Draper’s guide to 50th birthday cakes; young ones check out the funfetti buttermilk birthday cake. Least stressful jobs and quirky travel jobs – I am…

January 23, 2015

GoogleBun Fridays: Week 1 Favorites

   Hello people. Every Friday, I do a quick round-up of interesting things I read that week on the web. Here are my top favorites for this week. Did you read anything interesting in the last couple of days? The last sunset of 2014 by Alfredo Costanzo and the Valley of light by Michael Shainblum. If only removing things from the internet was this easy… Essential zen habits – the best of zen habits posts in 2014. Do what you have to do – seize the day and live every moment! 10 reasons to love chocolate (not that we need that many). 2015 astrological predictions for your sun…

January 2, 2015