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Sunday Funday: Double Vision at Shepard’s Cove

Whispy clouds in the sky, almost no humidity, calm waters, light breeze and strong sun. It was a  quintessential Adirondack Sunday this past weekend. We were taking a Sunday stroll through Lake George Village when my cousin, who was visiting from L.A., suggested finding a place that had a view of the lake and have a… Continue reading Sunday Funday: Double Vision at Shepard’s Cove

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A Sugary, Wine-Filled Time at the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival

Me and Vikki at the roof-top party. A few weeks ago my fabulous foodie friend, and Disney travel agent extraordinaire, Vikki, was nice enough to invite me to the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival with her. Our sponsor for the two-day event was the  House of Cupcakes. Yup, that House of Cupcakes – the… Continue reading A Sugary, Wine-Filled Time at the Atlantic City Food and Wine Festival

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Cupcakes at Sweet Temptations in Diamond Point

Cupcakes. I could really stop my post there, because like other things in life, even bad cupcakes are pretty good. Luckily, this tray of them from Sweet Temptations in Diamond Point, landed on the delicious cupcake side. After eating breakfast at the cupcakery a few weekends ago, I was way too full to immediately try… Continue reading Cupcakes at Sweet Temptations in Diamond Point

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Lessons From BlogHer’12: Stand Out & Be Authentic

Hasbro Party at BlogHer ’12 Two of the main messages I took away from BlogHer’12 was you need to stand out and you need to be authentic when you’re writing your blog or website. While I already knew this, it seemed to be continuously drilled into my head over those few days. If you want… Continue reading Lessons From BlogHer’12: Stand Out & Be Authentic

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Breakfast at Sweet Temptations in Diamond Point

Driving up Lake Shore Drive between Lake George and Bolton Landing {two of my favorite places}, you can’t help but notice this colorful sign for Sweet Temptations — a cupcakery and cafe in Diamond Point. My Dad was up last weekend and remembered seeing it last month on our way to go paddleboarding at the… Continue reading Breakfast at Sweet Temptations in Diamond Point

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Kale, Blueberry & Cantaloupe Smoothie

I’ve been juicing fruits and vegetables well before it was “cool,” but never really thought anything about it. When my Dad got me a Jack LaLanne juicer for Christmas about five years ago, I was ecstatic. It easily became one of my favorite presents, well, until I had to clean it after I used it.… Continue reading Kale, Blueberry & Cantaloupe Smoothie

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Celebrate National S’mores Day With a “Smo”

I love S’mores! Well, let me clarify. I love the idea of S’mores — friends wearing hoodies and flip flops gathered around a fire roasting marshmallows on a cool Adirondack night.  Just the thought of it brings a smile to my face. There’s only one glitch. I don’t eat marshmallows….. Even before I was a vegetarian,… Continue reading Celebrate National S’mores Day With a “Smo”

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Food Makes Family at Old Forge Library

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to participate in a panel about cooking in the Adirondacks at the Old Forge Library. It was moderated by Hallie Bond and included myself, as well as authors Nancy Best and Louise Gaylord. Nancy wrote the book Learning to Cook Adirondack and Louise is the author of Camp… Continue reading Food Makes Family at Old Forge Library

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Off to BlogHer’12 Conference in NYC

Since BlogHer’12, is being held on the East Coast this year in New York, I am taking full advantage and attending the conference, featuring influential women, brands, news-makers and online communities. I’m looking forward to finding some of the best new products both in the online writing world, as well as on the consumer front… Continue reading Off to BlogHer’12 Conference in NYC