Archive for February, 2012

if there were only a year

Monday, February 27th, 2012

A few weeks ago I was asked to answer a few questions about how I’d spend my time should the end of the world be just around the corner, as some falsely interpret the Mayan Calendar. No, the world won’t end this December, but I can’t deny that it’s a notion that will always make […]

boston paintbox project

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

There are landmarks and tours and restaurants and parks and museums that we can visit in a city to really get a sense of its culture, its history, its cuisine. But there are other things that showcase a bit of its character – that can’t always be found in a guidebook – that also make […]

girls weekend in new york, suburb edition

Monday, February 13th, 2012

When we arrived at Caitlin’s new house in New York – after some brainstorming on how we’d spend our time – we eventually came to the conclusion that we would, as always, build the weekend around food. On Friday night Caitlin fed us incredible shrimp burgers that she made using a New Orleans recipe book […]

nearly 17 million children in America struggle with hunger, you can help

Monday, February 6th, 2012

I am thrilled to be part of the committee that will once again make Taste of the Nation Boston happen on April 19th. This incredible event will – as always – raise the critical funds needed to support Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, which is dedicated to ending childhood hunger by making sure kids get the healthy […]

you speak the truth willy wonka

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

I’m one of those lunatics that grabs her iPhone from her dresser first thing in the morning and whilst still lying in bed, checks her email, Twitter, Facebook, you name it. This little find had me crying with laughter for some reason….   Why yes, Willy Wonka, I do go on many adventures. In fact, […]