Why I Go To Las Vegas Every Year For My Birthday

Why I Go To Vegas Every Year For My Birthday | Cathedrals and Cafes Blog | Bellagio Fountains

Happy Friday, everyone! As you read today’s post I am either in the air or have landed in Las Vegas! As I mentioned in my reflections post earlier this week, I turned another year older. And I’m completely ok with it. I’m actually pretty proud of it. I’ve made it this long on Earth and […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Almond Joy Espresso Martini

Almond Joy Espresso Martini Cocktail Recipe

“Trick or treat..smell my fe…” Just kidding! It’s way more appealing as an adult to say, “Trick or treat…drink this drink!” Which you will, trust me! As I’ve mentioned in my other cocktail posts, I’m a big fan of low effort high impact cocktails, especially when entertaining. When you host a gathering you also want to […]

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C&C Instagram Recap 9.15.17

Glass of rosé, pacific ocean, beach, Nobu restaurant, Malibu, California

Wow, haven’t done an Instagram recap in a long while! Things have been steadily busier around here and we’ve been traveling some, too, which I’ll never complain about. I think I could just about be gone every weekend. Are you a homebody or do you like to find an escape every now and then? We […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Apple Cider Mimosa

Apple Cider Mimosa Recipe | Cocktail Recipe | Champagne

Now that it’s September, the first day of Autumn will be here before we know it. Kids everywhere go back to school, leaves begin to change, and warm summer days turn into cool fall nights. Well, everywhere but here in Texas but a girl can dream, right? My cocktail of the month is an Apple […]

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C&C Summer Recap 2017

A plate of charcuterie with two glasses of white wine and a knitted blanket

How does everyone feel now that summer is over? Is it a collective groan or an enthusiastic cheer? I always have mixed emotions when summer comes to an end. There’s just something about the carefree vibe that summer brings. It’s all baseball and swimming pools, staying up late and movie marathons, and outdoor concerts with […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: A Splendid Stay in Santorini

Erin from Cathedrals and Cafes blog poses next to a blue domed building in Oia Santorini Greece

Part four of my Eat+Stay+Play Greek travel guide series takes us to the beautiful island of Santorini! Be sure to check out my first three guides, too: Eat+Stay+Play: 2 Days in Athens Eat+Stay+Play: Magical Mykonos Eat+Stay+Play: 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Naxos As always, at the end of this post is my free […]

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Cocktail Recipe: Last Days of Summer Spritzer

Blackberry Wine Spritzer Summer Cocktail Recipe

Around here the arrival of August usually signals the beginning of the end. The end of carefree summer days soaking up sun rays, staying up late, and making rosé into its own food group. But don’t put away that unicorn float yet. Mr. Cochran, there IS a cure to those “summertime blues” and it’s my […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with Naxos

Erin from Cathedrals and Cafes in the village of Halki, Naxos Greece

The island of Naxos is the largest of the Cyclades islands and yet might be an island that some travelers overlook. We traveled by ferry between Athens and the islands and saw fewer people disembark at the Naxos port than in Santorini or Mykonos. We planned our Greek holiday so that we had a little […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: Magical Mykonos

Happy Travel Tuesday! Today I’m so excited to share part two of my four-part Greek travel guide series – all about Mykonos! Head over to part one – Eat+Stay+Play: 2 Days in Athens – in case you missed it. As with all my travel guides, don’t forget to access my free downloadable pdf of quick links […]

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Eat+Stay+Play: 2 Days in Athens

A view of the Acropolis from Mars Hill in Athens, Greece

Welcome to the first of my four-part Greek Eat+Stay+Play series – 2 Days in Athens! I’m working on guides for the islands of Mykonos, Naxos, and Santorini as well. Greece has so much to offer. I’m not sure why it took us so long to finally get there, but I’m so glad we went. Most […]

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