Pretty pastels: Baby pink and white

As the weather continues to warm up I am noticing more happy faces, less road rage and more more color which brings a smile on my face. Last weekend we had a warmish day and I jumped at the opportunity to wear my favorite pastel color combo...a baby pink pair of jeans and a white shirt. This look is very effortless and is perfect for those days when you want to keep it bright and simple. Pastel colors like baby pink and blue have an ability to create a crisp and clean look when paired with white. So when in doubt, just add white.





What I am wearing:
Shirt: Tommy Hilfiger at TJ Maxx 
Jeans: Celebrity jeans TJ Maxx
Shoes: Guess
Photo credit : Kristin at beatyxpose


Hot gagdet alert! Breville sous chef food processor

Spring is in full effect and that means less heavy meals and more lighter and fresh dishes. Light meals often require a lot of prep and the best gadget for this is the almighty food processor. There are so many recipes with a food processor, as a result this gadget has become a must have in the kitchen.
On the top of the food processor list is the Breville 'Sous chef' food processor. The sous chef has a powerful motor that handles a variety of prep jobs like slicing, pureeing, grating, chopping and even kneading bread. Want one? stores like Williams Sonoma and Macy's carry this baby. 

Hot gagdet alert! Breville sous chef food processor



Breville Sous Chef Food Processor, 12-Cup, Plus
williams-sonoma.com


Disclaimer ; This is not a paid post and all opinions in this post are my own 

Black, mustard and gold

I am so excited that I finally got to wear an outfit that did not involve socks, gloves or 3 layers of clothing this week. I am sure any fashionista out there would agree that the best part about spring is the fact that we can finally bring out our fave heels and flats.
I am a serious blazer addict and my favorite blazer is this mustard colored piece I got from my stylish sister. This color may seem intimidating but when paired with a simple color like black or white it mellows out. I wore mine with gold jewelry and black skinnies for a super chic look.
Would you wear a colored blazer?





Easy barbecue turkey burger recipe

I love making burgers on Friday nights and my go to burger recipe is a barbecue turkey burger with caramelized onions. This burger is full of flavor so much that you will not want order takeout burgers after trying it. What makes this burger recipe easy is that a good quality store bought barbecue sauce is used instead of making one from scratch. The caramelized onions add a intense level of flavor and are an important component to the recipe. 


Ingredients
1 lb ground dark meat turkey
1 egg
2 mushrooms
2 gloves garlic
1 spring onion
1/4 medium yellow onion
1/2 a cup plain barbecue sauce
1 large onion sliced and caramelized
4 slices Swiss or American cheese
salt and freshly ground pepper
4 burger buns
dressing
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 tsp Dijon mustard
1/4 tsp sriracha sauce
2 tbsp fresh parsley minced

Directions
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees and mix dressing ingredients in a small bowl. Set aside
- Mince garlic, 1/4 yellow onion, spring onion and mushrooms in a food processor.
- Mix ground turkey , onion mix , barbecue sauce and egg in a large bowl and form into large patties
- Cook in a oiled griddle pan until browned on both sides (about 5 mins) and then place in the oven for another 10 minutes till fully cooked. Add slice of cheese on top of each patty 2 minutes before removing from oven.
- Let burgers sit while you prepare lettuce, tomatoes and toast buns.

Style Spotlight : Trench coats

As the weather gets warmer in Boston I am happy to get rid of thick coats and move on to lighter layers. The perfect item and must have closet staple for slightly cool weather is the good old trench coat. I find trench coats give an instant polished look and best of all they are timeless.
Burberry is known for its beautiful trench coats but if you are like me and don't have trust fund money or simply don't want to spend too much you can get great trench coats from places like Zara, Macy's or H&M. 




Shop what I am wearing:
Trench coat - Zara
Black skinny jeans - The Limited
Boots  -  Mum's closet
Photo credit - Kristin (BeautyXpose)