California Strawberries Farm Tour

Ventura Beach - The Lemon Bowl

As a proud California Strawberries Ambassador, I had the pleasure of traveling to Oxnard, California to meet the fourth generational family farmers who own Terry Farms. If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that I was lucky enough to trade in the cold and snow for palm trees and sunshine this past weekend. As a proud California Strawberries Ambassador, I was invited to attend a … {Read the full article}

Banana Nut Chia Power Bars {Gluten Free + Vegan}

Banana Nut Chia Power Bars - The Lemon Bowl

These protein-packed, gluten free and vegan snack bars are perfect for brown bagging or stashing in your car for a quick snack.Whenever we travel, I try to make at least one homemade travel snack to offset the inevitable splurges that take place during vacation. If you've ever flown across the country with a toddler on your lap, you know just how important a well-stocked purse can be for the sake … {Read the full article}

My September 11th Story: In Loving Memory of Lisa Frost

My September 11th Story

On September 11th, 2001, I was a starting my senior year of college attending Boston University's School of Hospitality Administration. It was a beautiful Tuesday morning - clear skies full of sunshine and a nice warm breeze. On my walk to Nutrition Sciences that morning I stopped at student food court to grab a Starbucks for class. That was the last normal thing that took place that on … {Read the full article}

Camp Blogaway Recap + Duda Farms Bloody Mary Competition

Bloody Mary Finalists - The Lemon Bowl

This past Memorial Day weekend I traveled to Southern California to attend Camp Blogaway in the middle of picturesque San Bernardino Mountains. Duda Farm Fresh Foods (also known as Dandy Produce) sponsored my attendance to the event which is why I had the opportunity to lead my fellow food bloggers through a fun little Bloody Mary making competition! Don't worry, this preggo didn't consume any of … {Read the full article}

Defining Success as a Blogger – Food Blog Forum Recap

Disney Collage - The Lemon Bowl

This past weekend I had the opportunity to attend Food Blog Forum, an intimate food blogging conference of 125 attendees that took place at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort. The photo above is the view from our room. I couldn't get enough of it! When the event sold out in just 3 minutes, I was pretty thrilled to have a confirmed ticket. Now that I've attended I realize just how lucky I am to … {Read the full article}

Sending Love to Boston – My Second Home

Beacon Hill - The Lemon Bowl

As a blogger who works from home, it is very easy to be sucked into and absorbed by technology 24/7. In fact, I have to make a conscious effort on a daily basis to unplug and turn off the constant distractions of Twitter, Facebook and the television. Ironically, when the horrific events were taking place yesterday in Boston, I was in the middle of a rare and precious technology-free moment … {Read the full article}