My Last Blog Post

Hi everyone, Long time, no see!  After a much needed break from blogging, I’ve decided to give up my blog.  For those of you that have been following me for a while, I feel like I owe you an explanation.  It’s really simple. I teach 2nd grade full-time and I just don’t have the desire […]

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 […]