Author Archives: Domestocrat

About Domestocrat

I'm a lady who enjoys photography, football, cooking, long drives with the windows down, This American Life, kettlecorn, hot yoga, pop punk, my nephews, my cat Reggie, and my home: Boston.

Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline, MA

On a gorgeous October day John and I visited the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site in Brookline. Frederick Law Olmsted is known as the founder of American landscape architecture (more on that later).  In 1883, Olmsted established the world’s … Continue reading

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Top 10 Domestocrat Recipes of 2016

Thank you for your continued readership throughout 2016! I am really proud of the recipes I brought to you in 2016 and am looking forward to what 2017 will bring. I crunched the numbers and present to you the top … Continue reading

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Day Trip To Monaco

While we were in France this summer we drove up to Monaco for a little side trip/overnight. We’ve both always wanted to go to Monaco, and it was only about two hours from where we were staying in France, so … Continue reading

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France Vacation: Nice & Cannes

In addition to Ramatuelle, Gassin, and St. Tropez, we also took day trips to visit Nice and Cannes while we were in France this summer. We left Ramatuelle very early in the morning, drove about 2 hours north to Nice, and arrived … Continue reading

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France Vacation: Ramatuelle, Gassin, St. Tropez

This summer friends of ours invited us to go to France with them. France! The family of said friend has a home in Ramatuelle, a small town next door to St. Tropez, in the south of France. John and I … Continue reading

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Recipe: Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving always reminds me how much I love pecan pie and this year was no different – except that my sister had bought a chocolate pecan pie so good it made me wonder why I hadn’t made one before. It’s … Continue reading

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Recipe: Pecan, Coconut, and Chocolate Chip Blondies

Now is the time of year where I want to start baking again. I can’t stand to turn on my oven in the summer so baking (and, let’s be real, any involved cooking) goes right out the window for 3-4 … Continue reading

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