Atlanta Botanical Garden

This past weekend at BlogHer Food 2011 in Atlanta was a whirlwind. There were so many wonderful people all talking about what we love—food, cooking, gardening, restaurants, and anything related—that I found myself wishing there was more time, maybe an additional day with no sessions planned just set aside to hang out with everyone and… 

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The Shawarma Crawl, Bahrain

This is a guest post from my husband, Michael, who travels the world and brings home stories of his many culinary adventures. This one brought back memories of one of my favorite middle eastern foods. The journey from Dulles Airport in Northern Virginia to the Bahrain Airport in the middle east takes about thirteen hours…. 

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Randy’s Donuts

This is a guest post from my husband, Michael, who travels the world and brings home stories of his many culinary adventures. Have you passed by curious places that nearly draw you in but for some reason you just don’t stop by; maybe you’re in a hurry, or the time is not right. Randy’s Donuts… 

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Penn State Berkey Creamery

This is a guest post from my husband, Michael, who travels the world and brings home stories of his many culinary adventures. I had heard about this place both on TV and from alumni who listed it as a must do when visiting State College. In a way you could call it the birthplace of… 

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Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

We can’t remember the details of our first trip to Dinosaur Bar-B-Que almost eleven years ago when we were dating, or why we chose to go there. Perhaps it was the quirky name, the recommendation of a friend, or even the person working the front desk at the hotel where we were staying. All of… 

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At The Martha Stewart Show

The alarm went off at 6 am, but I really didn’t need it as I’d hardly slept a wink. I was too excited and my body clock went off at 5 am, though I managed to coax myself into a few more minutes of sleep. Breakfast was just a glass of milk, not enough to… 

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An Afternoon in New York City

Martha Stewart is doing another show on blogging tomorrow and I’ll be in the audience along with many other bloggers. I am thrilled for the opportunity to see Martha in person and to meet more bloggers that I follow. Pim will be on the show making her famous pad Thai (I hope there will be… 

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