Happy Halloween! I wanted to make fast and quick Halloween cupcakes, but also wanted to dress them up some. So to save time we used a devils food cake mix and milk chocolate frosting from a container. Personally I prefer to use Duncan Hines when I’m using a box mix. They seem to come the… Continue reading Happy Halloween! And… Cupcakes!
My great pals at Barkeater Chocolates in North Creek, New York tipped me off to the fact that today is National Chocolate Day. And, what goes along perfectly with chocolate? Champagne, of course! So, it’s a great coincidence that the official D.C. arm of the CIVC, a trade association which represents grape growers in Champagne,… Continue reading National Chocolate Day and Champagne Day Celebration
There are a lot of cliche things you can lose in Las Vegas, but for me on this last trip west, it was my In-N-Out Burger virginity. I had never been, and on the urging of my wonderful cousin and fellow vegetarian Leslie Sarna, who told me I absolutely had to try it, we went.… Continue reading Losing My In-N-Out Burger Virginity
If you are like me, you didn’t know it was World Pasta Day till this morning, when I signed on to Twitter and saw Wheatfields in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. talking about it. In celebration, we rounded up some of our favorite pasta dish recipes to share with our readers, because really, who doesn’t love pasta?… Continue reading Happy World Pasta Day!
A story in CNN’s travel section says hotels serving free, hot breakfasts are the latest trend in both business and leisure travel. Travelers say a free breakfast where they will find eggs, sausage and pancakes along with the standard continental breakfast of danishes, fruit and coffee very appealing because they don’t have to go searching… Continue reading Hot Hotel Breakfasts the Next Big Trend?
The breakfast crepes here are better than an omlette any day of the week! I was a little hesitant at first, but decided to try it, and it is amazing good. So, good, I’m blogging about it while I’m eating. The one below is with feta cheese, mushrooms, tomato and spinach. I asked for the… Continue reading BlogWorld Breakfast at Yogurt In and Crepes at Mandalay Bay
We are off to BlogWorld in Las Vegas to learn about how to bring our blogs (this and My Tail Hurts From Wagging So Much) to the next level! There are so many great sessions about blogging, social media, public relations and marketing (my real job), advertising and just about everything else you can think… Continue reading Off to BlogWorld and Las Vegas!
Looking for a bar with a fun atmosphere during BlogWorld? Check out one of our favorites places in Vegas – Carnival Court Bar outside of Harrah’s. They have the best flair bartenders who make Tom Cruise in “Cocktail” look like an amature. They are also very interactive with their customers, so (speaking from experience) if… Continue reading Fun Bar to Visit During BlogWorld in Las Vegas – Carnival Court