Author: Carmen

We're Engaged!

We’re Engaged!

It’s been a week since Barret popped the question, and I’m still on cloud nine. Now, as many of you know, I’m a planner by nature; an OCD, itinerary to a t, type of planner. So the fact Barret pulled off this entire weekend getaway at one of the most […]

Pulled Pork Breakfast Tacos

So you decided to make the delicious Beer Braised Pork Shoulder, and now you have leftovers! Unless of course you devoured the 8lbs. of meat, and are now currently enjoying a food coma – no shame in that. However, on the odd chance you do have any leftovers, these Pulled […]

Books I'm Reading This Month

Books I’m Reading This Month

Well, here we are, 5 months later and still in quarantine. 2020 has been a real dumpster fire of a year, I’m really hoping with August around the corner – we’ll catch a break. Until then, here’s a few books I’m reading this month in quarantine. The Last Mrs. Parrish […]

Slow Cooker Vegan Coconut Curry

5 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes

As restrictions begin to lift from quarantine, B and I are already planning mini-day trips to get back out and explore Rincón. With that being said, on days of exploration, I won’t have time to prep dinner – so it’s time to bring out the handy-dandy slow cooker! I mean, […]

What I’ve Learned Since Moving to Puerto Rico

What I’ve Learned Since Moving to Puerto Rico

Time sure flies when you’re experiencing earthquakes, power outages, water shortages, political corruption, Sahara dust storms and a global pandemic. It’s already been 7 months since we’ve moved to Puerto Rico, and let me just say: it’s been a hell of a ride! Although the last few months have been […]

Beer braised pork shoulder

Beer Braised Pork Shoulder

At times recipes that yield a long ‘cook-time’ can be intimidating; what happens if it doesn’t turn out after all that effort? Well, let me tell you this, this Beer Braised Pork Shoulder recipe is fool proof. The actual cook time for the pork itself is 5 hours in the […]