Creme & Sugar: Coffee Shop Love

My newest coffee shop obsession is Creme & Sugar in Anaheim. That’s not to be confused with the Cream (with an a) and Sugar in La Habra.  They’re fine. But Creme & Sugar is better. Coffee shops are a dime a dozen in Orange County, but the REALLY great ones are few and far between. Most of the popular ones serve decent coffee, but what makes me want to spend an […]

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48 Hr. Seattle Adventure

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. Blogging and I have always had a rocky relationship. It’s one of those awkward on again, off again, love/hate type things.. the timing is never right..you get it?  If you follow me on instagram (@coffeethenchaos), you’d see that I’ve actually been up to a lot of things, like my Seattle Adventure!  But now I’m just bursting to share all the food, travels, coffee, […]

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Bäco Mercat: Restaurant Review

Baco Mercat is one of those hipster/totally LA/rustic vibe type restaurants that you’ll completely fall in love with if you’re into that sort of thing. And I am. Sorry ’bout it. It’s a little place located on busy Main St. You could drive by it and not realize you passed it. That’s what almost happened to us. My sister, best friend, Heidi, and I were going to celebrate Heidi’s engagement on […]

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Skylight Gardens Brunch

I met up with some of my favorite girls last Saturday at this lovely place called Skylight Gardens in Westwood. I’ve been here a handful of times, and literally every experience has been amazing. The servers are always awesome, the food tastes great, it’s never TOO crowded, and when you have bottomless mimosas, I’m pretty sure it’s gonna be a great time. Skylights Gardens is a very appropriate name for this […]

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The Attic on Broadway

The Attic is this wonderful little place on Broadway St. in Long Beach. If you’re not looking out for it, you may miss it because it looks kind of like a little house. They’re really famous for their bloody marys and if you look at their bloody mary menu, it’s quite extensive. They have all sorts of different add-ons and garnishes; almost every table around us was sipping on one […]

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CTC on Instagram: January Coffee Shots

I know, it’s already 10 days into February, but I’ve just had an insane few days and I think I’m sick, soooo excuse the late post! I drink way too much coffee and attempt to take way too many photos of coffee and coffee related things to not share.. so without further ado, here’s all the pretty little pictures I’ve attempted taking throughout the month of January in one organized […]

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Black on Black

NEW outfit shoot! I know, I haven’t done one of these in a while, but that’s because my photographer/outfit shooting partner/dear friend, Rose was busy being awesome in Myanmar (instagram #followRosetoMyanmar). So to have a little catch up sesh, we decided to go to Caffe Bene. It’s this new korean coffee shop that has all the fixins of a modern day coffee house. Macarons, pretty little cake slices, and of course, […]

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Salted Toffee Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Salted Toffee Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies. That’s quite a mouthful. And it was the most delicious mouthful of cookie I’ve ever had. Tiff took an oatmeal cookie recipe and altered it to include toffee and chocolate chips at my request. Why? Last March, when Tiff (sister), Jess & June (best friends), and I went to New York, we went to this wonderful little cookie shop in West Village called Milk & Cookies. They […]

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Strawberry Ice Cream: Homemade Edition

Whenever I’m over at my friend Ellie’s house, I feel a little more domesticated because she and her boyfriend, Fede are ALWAYS COOKING. Personally, I just can’t seem to find the time (nor do I really want to) to cook. But they have a production company which keeps them incredibly busy, and they still manage to make breakfast, lunch, and dinner everyday…so I don’t know what my excuse is. Anyway, the […]

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