Archive for October, 2008

recession-proof your fancy meals

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Just when I thought I had nothing to write in my Thursday food post, an article by Rebecca Ruiz on jumped out at me from my google reader: Ways to Dine Well During a Downturn. From exploring how the newest trends, such as gourmet street food, can save you a buck, to choosing ways to dine well at home […]

this week’s travel finds: is everyone moving?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Or am I just noticing it more because I am going through the same experience? Jenn at Free and Flawed has recently moved and she has come up with the perfect guide to ensure a successful move at Guidespot – check it out if you are moving too! elle michelle found out how to have fun while […]

why don’t we hang out at mike and susie’s apartment?

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

Not just because this is the first time you can say that, but also because we just got an awesome new sofa that you can sit on! Pretend this peice had one less middle unit and then instead of the oversized ottoman, replace it with another corner unit. This will be making it’s debut in the […]

travel gear tuesday: one last pink push

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008

During October, Travel Essentials will be donating $5 for each Anne McAlpin, a travel expert and author of Pack It Up, Pink Travel Towel sold. The donations will fund Breast Cancer research through the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. It can be used as a bath or a beach towel and it doubles as a sarong, shoulder wrap and airline blanket! The […]

BlogHer Boston 2008

Friday, October 24th, 2008

It has taken me so long to catchup on blogging about BlogHer Boston which took place two weeks ago. I learned SO much and met tons of wonderful bloggers. I will try to do a better recap at some point, but in the meantime, you can check out some great live blogging from the conference at BlogHer.  […]

wine takes you places

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Last week, Mike and I traveled to Lodi, California when I picked out this Gnarly Head Old Vine Zinfandel. I was up for something red, because I am always up for something red, and for something new… Sometimes I pretend that I am a wine connoisseur. When I drink wine, I read the label extensively to find […]

the future of the travel blog

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008

Today, Wednesday October 22, 2008, Karen at Europe a la Carte Blog will be hosting and moderating a live online discussion on “The Future of the Travel Blog.” It will take place at 20:00 British Summer Time, 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time and 12:00 Pacific Daylight Time. To find out what time near you, check out time and – a site that has […]

travel gear tuesday: pretty & pink

Tuesday, October 21st, 2008

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Sparkle Shelf encourages readers to buy PINK during the month of October. Listing some fabulous gear that contributes to the worthy cause, their featured travel item was this Sephora Brush Set: [Courtesy of Sparkle Shelf] If you need a great starter/travel set of makeup brushes, purchasing this PINK set from Sephora for […]