Scrumptious Blueberry Muffins

Nothing beats dessert for breakfast, am I right? Pastries, muffins, and any breakfast food with the slightest bit of chocolate in it is one of my biggest weaknesses. I love waking up knowing I can have a warm croissant or fresh muffin to go with my daily cup of coffee.

This weekend my parents are in town visiting and I wanted to make something easy for us to take on the road for breakfast as I’m sure we’ll be doing lots of sightseeing and fun activities throughout Boston. I’ve made these blueberry muffins in the past, courtesy of one of my favorite blogs, Cupcakes and Cashmere and they were a huge hit so I thought, why not make them again!


The recipe itself is from Ina Garten and makes plenty of batter for at least 16 scrumptious muffins. I like to add streusel on top of mine so I used a basic brown sugar streusel topping, which can be found here.


Be sure to put the streusel on top of the batter before placing the muffins in the oven for a crisp topping.


I alternated between using a regular sized muffin pan and a mini muffin pan for those who wanted a bite-size portion to go with their breakfast.


Bon appétit!

I hope you all have a great weekend!

The Working Girl’s Handbag

It seems as though there’s not one handbag out there that’s big enough or stable enough to carry all the items I need on a day to day basis during the week. Never enough compartments, the straps are uncomfortable, or the bag can’t hold a lot of weight. So I have set out on a mission to find the top 5 best (and most stylish) handbags for working girls, or recent college grads searching for a sleek, professional bag to show up to interviews with. Which one is your favorite?

#1 This Halogen Graphic Tote – loving this print!

Bag 1

#2 This simple, yet professional Kate Spade bag

Bag 2

#3 This brown leather carry-all courtesy of Michael Kors

Bag 3

#4 This Phillip Lim bag – if you’re really looking to splurge (and my personal fave)

bag 6

# 5 This classic Tory Burch triangle bag

bag 5


Also, be sure to check out my favorite links of the week and be sure to share some of your favorites!

1.) These choco tacos look too good to be true.

2.) This is still my dream job – interview with a travel writer.

3.) I need to have a rom-com viewing party soon with some of the ones of this top 25 list.

4.) A great networking guide for introverts.

5.) Inspiring story of an entrepreneur and her amazing high-class, boutique candy store.

Have a great weekend and see you next week with some exciting new content!