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Business of Blogging: Business Cards

Business of Blogging: Business Cards

| July 14, 2012 | 4 Comments

The hotel is booked. My husband has planned time off to take care of the kids. And my elevator pitch is mentally ready. BlogHer 2012 is coming up fast and I’m preparing for my trip. But with the recent launch of Sarah by the Sea, there’s one thing missing: business cards that present both my […]

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Sweetnicks’ Chocolate S’mores Cookies

Sweetnicks’ Chocolate S’mores Cookies

| March 30, 2012 | 6 Comments

Among friends, you can be yourself. Even if that means they giggle at the funny way you describe how food should sound when pulled from the oven. Among friends you can admit your faults and not be judged. They fill life with laughter and joy. And when things aren’t awesome, they lend their ears and […]

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Garlic, Basil and Parmesan Quinoa Recipe

Garlic, Basil and Parmesan Quinoa Recipe

| January 20, 2010 | 13 Comments

Meet quinoa. It’s a good-for-you “grain” (I’ll tell you why that is in quotes shortly) that looks and behaves similarly to couscous … though the two are not related. It can be used in place of rice or couscous for whatever you might be making. But what is it? Well, it’s natural — not processed […]

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Dancing My Way to Fitness

Dancing My Way to Fitness

| April 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Oh. My. Lord. I’ve discovered the perfect workout video for me. And I can do the whole thing without thinking about it . . . that’s a great sign. Anyway, the video arrived and I couldn’t help but think the woman on the cover looked awfully like an Asian Jane Fonda circa 1985. But, who […]

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I Heart Fritz Knipschildt

I Heart Fritz Knipschildt

| March 14, 2008 | 1 Comment

Do you know who Fritz Knipschildt is? No, it’s not a trick question. He is a chocolatier who owns Chocopologie in Norwalk, Conn., and also owner of Knipschildt Chocolatier. Fritz hails from Denmark, who was trained in Denmark, France and Spain. We didn’t know who he was either until we saw him on Throwdown with […]

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Thank Heavens!

Thank Heavens!

| July 13, 2007 | 3 Comments

Late last night, on a special call out to our house, the repairmen from J&R Appliance in New Milford fixed my refrigerator. It was an ordeal – with a store that made promises they wouldn’t keep and a repair contract company who made mistake after mistake. But in the end, it was J&R who came […]

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If you are looking for a chocolate fix . . .

If you are looking for a chocolate fix . . .

| May 1, 2006 | 1 Comment

. . . you HAVE to check out Virtual Frolic’s blog. She’s a chocolate addict and has an array of scrumptious brownie and cookie recipes sure to get your choco-fix on. See that cookie pictured above? It’s a mudslide cookie and it was AMAZING. Now I cannot take credit for the cookie or the photo, […]

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