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Welcome to the blog! I’m Mikaela, an island girl obsessed with finding the best eats and drinks. Here, you will find Bermuda restaurant recommendations, food reviews when I travel, easy, flavour-packed recipes and wine recommendations. 

  • Happy New Year + How to reset after the holidays

    Happy New Year! I can’t believe it’s 2019!! It seemed like 2018 flew on by and left without warning. But, out with the old in with the new. While I’m not making any resolutions, I did make a list of seven things I’m leaving behind in 2018. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, you can read it here. I also wrote out a list of personal…

  • 7 Things I’m Leaving Behind in 2018

    I sit here writing this on a cold and dreary Friday. It’s that funky time of year when you really don’t know what day it is or what you’re supposed to be doing. Work for the most part is quiet and slow as so many people are out on vacation. Oh and it’s cold. All I want to do is curl up in my bed with a glass of red…

  • How to have the BEST Christmas

    Christmas is next week! I’m super excited and have been since Thanksgiving. It’s truly my favourite holiday by far. Even though Christmas is obviously the best, I’ve learned a few ways to make it even better and I’d like to pass them on to you. Here are my five tips to making sure you have the best Christmas day. Plan out your cooking schedule – Finalise your menu at least…

  • Five Recipes to try for Christmas Dinner

    Christmas is in 11 days!!! Are you excited?? I’m super excited if you can’t already tell! To me, Christmas  means lots of decadent food, incredible wine and time spent with my family. Oh, and fabulous presents as well. But most importantly, it’s the food. I’ve got my menu on lock by the first week of December every year. We have dishes that grace the table every year but every now…

  • Food you NEED to make this Fall/Winter

    With Fall/Winter in full swing, my foodie brain immediately goes to all the delicious comfort foods I should be eating this time of year. Out go the fresh, light salads and in comes the hearty deliciousness. Give me all the curries, the soups, the veggie chilis, the pumpkin goodness and everything that sums up Fall. I have my Fall tried and true recipes – pumpkin cheesecake, pumpkin scones, pumpkin soup,…

  • What you NEED to know to Indulge AND Stay Fit over the Holidays

      The holiday season is here! For many of us, that means time spent with families, opening presents and eating tons of food. But not regular food, once a year decadent delicious dishes. If you’re like me, you look forward to this season all year. But, at the same time, you don’t want to gain weight. I turned to the expert to get some tips on how to indulge over…

  • Three Red Wines You’re Gonna Wanna Drink in December

      If you follow me on Instagram or have read anything on this blog, you know I’m a massive fan of rosé! I’m pretty obsessed with it and spent the entire summer searching for the perfect bottle. You can read more about that here. Now that the weather has cooled down, I’ve packed away the rosé and moved on the red wines. While I have my favourites, I wanted to…

  • An Ode To St. George’s

    St. George’s, Bermuda. The land of blue and blue. A place so old, so quaint, so charming. A place where my nana was born and where my kids go to school. A town that birthed Bermuda as we know it today. This summer, I did a photo shoot around St. George’s with the lovely Sanae Murata and we captured some fabulous images, most of which I haven’t posted here. Enjoy!…

  • Five Amazing Bottles of Rose’ (that you can actually afford)

    Let me start this off by saying we all know I am not a wine expert, but I love me some wine. During the cooler months, I enjoy red wine exclusively but once the warm weather hits, it’s rosé all day baby! There’s just something so fabulous about a bottle of light pink wine. I can’t really describe, but it just feels right to be sipping on a cold, crisp…

  • Video: Rose’ Tasting Part Two

    Today, I’m back with the remaining bottles of rosé from my haul last month at Burrows Lightbourne in Bermuda. I tasted the first three bottles in this video and today, we’re trying out the other three. In this video, I sampled The Palm, Mirabeau and Rosa de Massi. Out of these three, I the only one I hadn’t heard of was the Rosa dei Masi. I’ve been drinking Mirabeau for…

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