Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end …

July 21 will be my last day at OrderUp. After a very, very tough deliberation process, I decided that this is the time for me to embrace a new opportunity. (I'll talk more about that in another post; I want to give OrderUp my full love here.) Almost two years ago, the two founders of OU took …

StitchFix #16 (or the one where they didn’t listen to anything I asked)

Another day, another StitchFix (technically, it's two words -- Stitch Fix -- but pretty sure everyone under the sun spells it as one word). After the last one and sending back the shirt because it had a hole, I was feeling pessimistic but decided to give SF another chance. (Maybe I'm a masochist?) I asked …

1 week in Grace Bay, Providenciales, Turks & Caicos, the OBX of the Caribbean

When Steve and I returned from Europe, I promised him that he could choose our next trip for so kindly allowing me to drag him across the continent. He wanted a super relaxing beach vacation and had heard great things about Turks & Caicos, so off we went! A few things before we get into …

Baba’s Kitchen’s Farid Salloum opens restaurant in Remington

Inspired by the street food vendors of the Middle East, Farid Salloum, the chef and owner of Baba’s Mediterranean Kitchen (my neighborhood favorite!) in South Baltimore, is opening a new concept in R. House  this fall. ARBA’s authenticity is derived from its fusion of old-world and new-age Mediterranean foods. Meaning “four” in Arabic, ARBA’s focused …