A Tour of Long Island Wine Country


  Disclosure: I was invited to enjoy a complimentary overnight visit to Long Island’s North Fork Wine Country via Cross Sound Ferry out of New London, CT.  The comments in this post are 100% my own.     On May 8th, I had the priviledge of traveling with a group of writers to Long Island […]

BJ’s Back-to-School Blogger Event


  Disclosure:  I received a BJ’s Gift Card and some back-to-school items at this event.  The opinions expressed here are 100% my own.   It was nice to get invited back to the BJ’s Back-to-School Blogger Event in Hudson, MA last week!  This Hudson store is new and a pleasure to shop in!   Our […]

Futures at Fenway


  Disclosure: I received free tickets to the Futures at Fenway Game in Boston.  The comments in this post are 100% my own.   On Saturday, Dave and I took our nieces to Boston for our very first Futures at Fenway game! The Portland Sea Dogs (Red Sox AA affiliate) played against the Harrisburg Senators […]

Alton Brown & Welch’s Celebrate the Concord Grape


  Boy, the minute school was out for the summer, I was off and running!  On June 25th, I went to a special ceremony at Welch’s headquarters in Concord, MA to celebrate the Concord grape and it’s rich New England history!   Food historian and Food Network star, Alton Brown, did a fabulous job paying […]

Boston Red Sox Blogger Event


Disclosure:  I received 2 free Red Sox tickets along with a tour of Fenway Park.  The comments in this post are 100% mine.   Last week, Dave and I had the pleasure of going to a Red Sox game!   I was one of many Boston Bloggers who got an invitation to tour Fenway Park, […]

My Mother’s Day Gifts!


  I had a great Mother’s Day!  My husband Dave got me some fun cooking pet-related gifts.  Check them out on my new dog blog HERE.   Matthew got me these 2 coffee decorations for my new kitchen! I’ll show you a better picture of them on the wall when I do a post on […]

We have a new little boy in our house!


  Meet Parker Doiron! I am in love with him! We just got him on New Year’s Day, so you can understand why I haven’t been blogging this week.  I just want to spend all my down time with this lovable pup.   Parker is a 4 lb. Yorkie.  He should grow to about 10-11 […]

2012 Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off Recap


  I had a great weekend!   I drove to Providence, RI Saturday afternoon with my friend Kristi from Moms Own Words, so we could attend the 2012 Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off on Sunday.   It was great spending time with some super nice bloggers from New England!   Each participant had a student […]

Hood Announces New England Dairy Cook-Off Semifinalists!


  I’m so excited to attend the Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off this Sunday!  I’ll be watching, not participating. Do you know any of the semifinalists?   The semifinalists are:   CONNECTICUT NEW HAMPSHIRE Breakfast/Brunch – Jon Wright Breakfast/Brunch – Beverly Dowdy Appetizers/Side Dishes – Jessica Zelazek Appetizers/Side Dishes – Beth Taylor Soups/Chowders – Marie […]

A Glimpse of my Classroom


  I’ve been back to school for two weeks now.  I can’t believe how tired I am by dinner time.  I’ve been bringing home Take-Out food a lot, not only because I’m exhausted and hot, but I just got my new kitchen range last week and it wasn’t hooked up right away.  (I’ll give you […]

New England Dairy Hood Cook-Off Reminder


  Hey New England readers…if you love to cook, submit one of your original recipes (using one or more of the eligible Hood products) to the Hood New England Dairy Cook-Off!  You could win $10,000 if you are the Grand Prize winner! Here are some important deadline dates to keep in mind: Entry Phase: Now […]