Monthly Archives January 2016

Farley’s Finds: Film, Food & Favorites – January 26

Farley’s Finds: Film, Food and Favorites is a blog where I share with you what I love, what is deserving of a toast of whiskey, where I’ll be (events) and what I’m looking forward to this upcoming week. It’s sounds totally self-centered, but REALLY it’s because I stumble on some really amazing things other people are doing and I want to share them with you. So there!

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Pretty positive I ate at the best restaurant in Arizona. No joke. It’s a small place in Flagstaff that is only open a few days of the week and only during certain seasons, but it is seriously some of the best food I’ve ever had served by the nicest, most friendly chef I’ve ever met. He studied cooking in Italy and all throughout Europe, but realized all he wanted was to make good food at home in the desert. His wife is a pastry chef and together they are a culinary force. Coppa Cafe serves local, fresh food prepared and presented in a truly artful way.  I had no idea a bowl of soup could be so captivating. The dining area is darling with mismatched furniture and the music is enchanting. Try it next time you head up north.

The honey and I started taking fencing lessons in an 8 week class at the

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Farley’s Finds: Film, Food & Favorites – January 20

Farley’s Finds: Film, Food and Favorites is a blog where I share with you what I love, what is deserving of a toast of whiskey, where I’ll be (events) and what I’m looking forward to this upcoming week. It’s sounds totally self-centered, but REALLY it’s because I stumble on some really amazing things other people are doing and I want to share them with you. So there!

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I fell in love with rock climbing! It’s possible that I suck at it. It’s equally possible that I had no real idea what I was doing the entire time I was there, but none the less, I loved the heck out of it! It’s a full body workout and requires you to be singularly, purely focused on what you’re doing. There’s no way to not be in the moment. There’s also something really exhilerating when you are at the top and you have lean back, trust and push back. Really quite a thrill!  We tried AZ on the Rocks which was great, but there’s a couple different rock gyms around the Valley.

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Over the weekend we took my parents on a day trip to Kartchner Caverns. It had been something my mother had talked of wanting to do for years so we thought a trip there would be a great Christmas gift for them...

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Farley’s Finds: Film, Food & Favorites – January 12


Farley’s Finds: Film, Food and Favorites is a blog where I share with you what I love, what is deserving of a toast of whiskey, where I’ll be (events) and what I’m looking forward to this upcoming week. It’s sounds totally self-centered, but REALLY it’s because I stumble on some really amazing things other people are doing and I want to share them with you. So there!

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I kept seeing a girlfriend of mine posting about boxes of things that Influenster sent her to try and I was curious. I mean, who doesn’t like being sent free shit, am I right? While I found myself getting sucked into black hole of rating things and leaving feedback, I do think it’s a cool set up for people who have time to do it. Basically you give feedback on products you try, you earn badges, get a rating for social impact and obviously the more you do the more exclusive stuff you get. You have to create a profile and sync your social profiles for best impact. All you folks who love ranting or raving and sharing your public opinion like it’s sacred fact – this might be a fun place for you! 

It still carries a bit of shame for me to admit this because I thought that you had to be in your e...

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Farley’s Finds: Film, Food & Favorites – January 5

Farley’s Finds: Film, Food and Favorites is a blog where I share with you what I love, what is deserving of a toast of whiskey, where I’ll be (events) and what I’m looking forward to this upcoming week. It’s sounds totally self-centered, but REALLY it’s because I stumble on some really amazing things other people are doing and I want to share them with you. So there!

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Most girls wear perfume or scented lotion and such, unless you’re one of those “I don’t put any chemicals on or near my sacred body” kind of people. While I’ve doused my skin in everything from Bath & Bodyworks and Victoria Secret to Clinique Happy and Meow, I recently started wearing L’OCCITANE and while I still cannot properly pronounce it, I can’t live without anymore. The hand cream in particular is to die for.  I don’t know, the scents just seem pure and somehow transformative. Putting on one scent transports me to being snuggled next to my mother in her nightgown and yet another brings me to a little tropical dive motel in San Diego. It’s lush and clean smelling and I have made the switch.

If hipsters had invented Chia Pets, this is what it would have looked like. Yep, it’s gold or aqua min...

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