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Organization for Kitchen Crafts with Rubbermaid All Access Organizers

Organization for Kitchen Crafts with Rubbermaid All Access Organizers

| July 30, 2013 | 1 Comment

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Home Depot & Rubbermaid, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #AllAccessOrganizers  http://cmp.ly/3/8vNxcO. I am so tired of the mess. In my home office, craft supplies are stored in crates, shopping bags and containers. They are piled to […]

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5 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: July 2013

5 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: July 2013

| July 3, 2013 | 2 Comments

Every month, I highlight products and foods that I am really enjoying. This month, I have five delicious ones to share. Enjoy! Also, is it really July already? Whoa. Garlic Scapes Have you ever had garlic scapes? These curly tops of garlic are lopped off in early summer and can be used in place of […]

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The Joy of a Night Out

The Joy of a Night Out

| June 13, 2013 | 116 Comments

Sitting in a dimly lit restaurant with good company, enjoying good conversation and mouthwatering food and drinks — it’s a colossal treat. A joy, even. To say that we don’t get out enough is the understatement of the century — so when I was asked to go out for a nice dinner and sample drinks […]

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5 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: June 2013

5 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: June 2013

| June 7, 2013 | 5 Comments

Dole Whip This pineapple-flavored soft serve is amazing. Last year when we went to Walt Disney World for Food Blog Forum, we stayed at the Polynesian Resort — and I even picked up a quick dinner at the quick serve restaurant there known for its self-serve Dole Whip machines. Yet, I didn’t even give it […]

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Making a Monsters University Sully Cupcake (Video!)

Making a Monsters University Sully Cupcake (Video!)

| May 30, 2013 | 4 Comments

At Food Blog Forum at Walt Disney World earlier this month, one of the Disney World chefs decorated a cupcake to look like Sully from Monsters University (and Monsters Inc.) and she made it look so easy — see for yourself! This was so amazing to watch that I decided to capture it on video.

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A Look Back on Food Blog Forum at Walt Disney World, 2013 Edition

A Look Back on Food Blog Forum at Walt Disney World, 2013 Edition

| May 24, 2013 | 11 Comments

When I reflect on my early days of blogging, I remember struggling with the role of self in blog posts. I was a journalist testing the waters in this completely unfamiliar territory, and I wanted to do it right. Coming from a journalism perspective, it felt unnatural to use “I” in my posts but at […]

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5 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: May 2013

5 Things I Can’t Get Enough Of: May 2013

| May 3, 2013 | 7 Comments

Balsamic Reduction on Fries When I was in Philly for the Type-A Advanced Conference in April, Cheryl from Middlesex County Parent and I had lunch at a cute outdoor cafe. When our sandwiches arrived, they were served with a heap of fries drizzled with a sweet balsamic reduction — and it was incredible. I told […]

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Spring Kitchen Makeover with World Market

Spring Kitchen Makeover with World Market

| March 4, 2013 | 2 Comments

This morning, I woke up with that peculiar ache in my nose that signals the onset of spring. Of course, someone should clue Mother Nature in because it’s still way too cold out there. Despite that, I am already thinking spring here — and am so excited to see all the pretty spring-like kitchen accessories […]

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Got Cast Iron?

Got Cast Iron?

| October 18, 2012 | 1 Comment

Hey! I contributed a little article to Home Made Simple recently and it just went live this week. Here’s a little preview: Cleaning cast iron skillets, griddles and other cookware is a simple process you can do in minutes. You don’t have to soak it (in fact, you shouldn’t), and it rarely requires much scrubbing. […]

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Connecticut’s Fabulous Pizza Scene

Connecticut’s Fabulous Pizza Scene

| July 16, 2012 | 175 Comments

When I lived in New York, I thought New York pizza was unmatchable. Then I moved to Connecticut full time (I had spent summers here as a child) and discovered a whole new world of pizzas. Connecticut pizza comes in a few varieties. There are the coal-fired brick oven pies of New Haven with their […]

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