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Long Weekend in Cape Cod

Long Weekend in Cape Cod

| October 19, 2010 | 3 Comments

Traveling is among my chief passions. New places, new experiences, new memories … it all comes with a good trip. This past weekend, my kids, husband and I headed to Cape Cod for a fabulous weekend of eating, enjoying and attending a close friend’s wedding. And yes, it was a good trip. Of course, we’ve […]

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Summer Adventures: Cape May, New Jersey

Summer Adventures: Cape May, New Jersey

| June 21, 2010 | 3 Comments

Last week, Shawn and I packed up the kids and the car (yes, my tiny Civic!) and headed south for the week. While our Connecticut home is near some lovely beaches, we went to a little spot that I adore: Cape May, New Jersey. I first visited Cape May more than 15 years ago when […]

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Eating on the Cape

Eating on the Cape

| October 29, 2009 | 2 Comments

So, where did we eat this weekend on the Cape? The Cape. It feels so unnatural to me to say Cape Cod. It’s so formal, like something that someone who hadn’t ever been there would say. But I’ve been there many times. As a child, my family would make a yearly pilgrimage to the Cape […]

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Weekend in Cape Cod

Weekend in Cape Cod

| October 27, 2009 | 1 Comment

On Friday, not long after hitting publish on previous blog post here, I loaded the kids into my trusty little Civic and headed to Cape Cod for the weekend. It was dark and rainy, but the drive was pretty easy and peaceful. And when we arrived, just after midnight, we were greeted by two of […]

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Regional Bites: Roast Beef Sandwiches of Greater Boston

Regional Bites: Roast Beef Sandwiches of Greater Boston

| October 22, 2009 | 6 Comments

Some foods are ubiquitous to areas. Philadelphia has its cheesesteaks. The south has its BBQ. New York has its cheesecake. Boston has its baked beans. But for every well-known regional food, there are dozens of lesser known ones that are just as wonderful — if not more so. When it comes to greater Boston, one […]

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Discovering a New Pasty

Discovering a New Pasty

| September 22, 2009 | 4 Comments

Cate and I were planning the Cucina Bella invasion of Sweetnicks for weeks. We talked about all the things we were planning to do (and we did most of them!) and the food we’d eat. But then one day she hit me with something unexpected: a suggestion to get pasties. I wasn’t sure how to […]

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Camping in a Cabin

Camping in a Cabin

| August 31, 2009 | 4 Comments

Last week, I told you all that we were headed off for a few days of camping and promised details upon my return. My apologies for the delay. I have some big new things happening in my life (more on that tomorrow!) and was bogged down with work from the moment I arrived home. But […]

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For the Love of Chocolate: Chocopologie

For the Love of Chocolate: Chocopologie

| April 8, 2009 | 1 Comment

My children love chocolate. (Okay, so do I!) They really, really love chocolate. So, naturally, when we left Stepping Stones the other day, my friends, kids and I headed to nearby Chocopologie, the chocolate-themed cafe of chocolatier Fritz Knipschildt. We just had to go there. Ever since I saw Fritz on Throwdown with Bobby Flay […]

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Stepping Out at Stepping Stones

Stepping Out at Stepping Stones

| April 7, 2009 | 2 Comments

Sunday was a glorious day here in Connecticut. The sun was warm and bright, though the air was still a bit brisk (as can be expected from an April day in New England). Everything is starting to awake from the winter deep-freeze. Buds are starting to appear on the early bloomers of spring, lending to […]

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What I Did Last Night (And Why I Love My Job)

What I Did Last Night (And Why I Love My Job)

| February 19, 2009 | 2 Comments

When I am not musing about food here or taking care of my kids, I am a freelance writer. I seldom mention where else I am writing or what I am writing about because I think it interrupts the flow here. But I am making an exception today because I attended an exceptional event last […]

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