This blog is having an identity crisis! Like most of us, 2020, and even into 2021, I’ve been struggling with my mental health. It’s a combination of being cooped up in an apartment that no longer suits our needs, it’s the stress that having an unemployed partner brings, it’s gaining weight and trying not to … More Blog Birthday! | 7th Anniversary 🎉
This was an absolutely amazing year. I got engaged!! I traveled A LOT more than I ever have. I flew to Europe, Richmond, VA, Seattle, WA, twice, and Canada, oh my! I tried some new things with the blog–namely trying affiliate marketing. And yet, writing this post makes me feel defeated because I have not … More Blog Birthday! | 6th Anniversary
Time certainly is flying! This Sunday, February 10 is the anniversary of my first post! I can’t believe it’s been five years since I’ve started this blog. There have definitely been some up and down moments (ahem, 2017), but within the past few months, I’ve put the wheels in motion to make this the type … More Blog Birthday! | 5th Anniversary
Today, Josh and I celebrate our three year anniversary! It’s a big milestone. We have a date planned for these evening, but most nights when we are together we try to make a meal that both of us will enjoy. It’s not always easy figuring out what to eat when you’re in a relationship with a … More Shared Meals that Satisfy Vegetarians and Carnivores
Posting this on January 1 because I still wanted to do a recap but the holidays were a priority! This year on the blog was pretty major. Especially these last few months, where I really kicked up my content. I created an editorial calendar so certain themes or topics would be posted on those corresponding … More Blog Year in Review 2018
Brooklyn Heights is one of my favorite neighborhoods because everything that you need is there: Trader Joe’s, Barnes & Noble, a movie theater, it’s so convenient. Thought the reason I spend the most time there is honestly, for the food. Here are a few places I’ve been to and loved! Shout out to my friend … More My Favorite Foodie Places in Brooklyn Heights
Maybe you’re panicking to think of a satisfying dish for a vegetarian guest, or perhaps you’re trying to be healthy, or need a quick option for a vegetarian. These are my favorites that I like to make for my Thanksgiving table. I would love to hear other options if you have suggestions in the comments! … More Favorite Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes
Shout out to my friends who live in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn for showing me the joys of hanging out in Bay Ridge–the food! These are my favorite places to go for a good bite! My favorite coffee shop… Cocoa Grinder View this post on Instagram May the Coffee kick in before reality does ☕️ #CocoaGrinder … More My Favorite Foodie Places in Bay Ridge
Guys, in case you haven’t noticed, there have been some changes to my blog! New URL! I am retiring the hahanella.com URL in place of heather-allen.com. It’s more streamlined and professional. I’ve actually been holding on to the heather-allen.com URL for a while and I was planning on starting a separate website. It was only … More Blog Updates!
My friend, Tqwana Explains, is having a birthday this month and she wanted to do a Taco Crawl because she’s awesome and clever. I did not know what to expect except lots of food in my mouth! Happy Birthday! The Taco Crawl Crew: Tqwana Expains, Becoming Woman, TakingLibertys The day was blustery, sunny, quintessential spring day. … More Taco Crawl 2k15!