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Breakfast and Babies

I’ve realized lately that a mark of my age exists in my Facebook news feed. Where there used to be pictures from wild Saturday nights out, I now see mostly pictures of babies, weddings and new house projects.  I’m hitting that age, apparently, where I will be surrounded by young children at most outings–this coming […]

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Lusting for (Zesty) Salad

I’ve been out for awhile now– between searching for a new job and planning for my May 3rd wedding, something had to give.  Unfortunately, that meant this blog but at least I managed to keep my sanity and not go bridezilla on anyone (save for one minor flower issue). The wedding was beautiful, the food […]

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A Wine Racket

Several years ago, back when I still used Groupon, I found out about a company called “Wine Insiders.”  This company offers cases of limited selections of wine at bargain prices–often under $10 a bottle. Thomas and I have ordered from them several times and have never been disappointed by the wines–they aren’t stellar but they […]

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Trader Joe’s Irish Breakfast Tea review

As I sit at work this morning trying to wake up (it’s a collaboration day, which means we meet with our teams. Since I am the only journalism teacher, I spend the first half of the time collaborating with myself.) I decided to use some of my time “wisely” and write a review of the […]

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A proper gin and tonic

In my house we have cocktail hour(s) daily, and we are not ashamed.  Some days, like today, it starts earlier than others. After a successful but uneventful day at work I needed a little something so I dug around the fridge and liquor cabinet and made myself a proper gin and tonic. Now a lot […]

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Growing my own mushrooms

This past weekend I went to the Metro Cooking and Entertainment show in DC.  It was a day filled with battling crowds in Washington Convention Center for a tiny sampling of olive oil or cheese. It was an interesting day and I left with a few goodies, but I was hoping that the should would […]

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