Massachusetts Farm Wineries Day at the Wayland Winter Farmers’ Market

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( Updated Jan 29 – Link to Detailed Wine Day Information ) So here’s an idea an awesome looking farmers’ market – with WINE !   Thank you to Peg for sending me an email with the information. Unfortunately I can’t go but she was correct in thinking this event would interest me… Massachusetts Farm Wineries […]

Pinterest Recipe Inspiration: Straight up BLT, in an avocado bowl.

Straight up BLT. 2nd attempt, with no bread.

How many of your stories begin with… so I saw this recipe on Pinterest! Well, I did.  I saw this recipe on Pinterest and said, I have to make that. The inspiration recipe was by Farmgirl Gourmet, BLT Stuffed Avocado. I gathered up my ingredients and gave it a whirl.  You may already know, I am […]

Enter to win 2 tickets for the Boston Wine Expo SUNDAY (2/16/14) Grand Tasting!


Here it is… your chance to impress that special Valentine !  Enter to win 2 tickets for the Boston Wine Expo SUNDAY (2/16/14) Grand Tasting! Check out my posts about the preview blogger event, expo seminars, exhibitors, and new chefs! Fun facts about the expo: “Boston is a foodie’s paradise – and the seventh largest […]

You don’t have to be a wine expert to attend a wine tasting or two!


So, maybe I’m not a wine expert (a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area), maybe I’m more of an aficionado (a person who is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about an activity or subject). Minus the very knowledgeable part! Two upcoming wine tastings!   This Saturday, January 26 at 7pm*!! Order tickets […]

Christmas DIY Craft 2013 ! J-O-Y Cookies


The tree and decorations are all packed away, including the few my 5 year old brought to me because I forgot “these ones”. Gifts are being enjoyed and cookies have all been eaten. This year I chose a super simple craft using supplies we had on hand.  The cookies were “home baked” meaning I opened […]

Boston Wine Expo 2014, Attend a Seminar! Discount Code for Last Minute Shoppers…

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The Boston Wine Expo has added a lot of seminars and more are to come. { click here } You can use the code SOCIAL to get 10% off tickets for either the Saturday or Sunday Grand Tasting! Order tickets online at Our highly regarded educational programs for consumers and the trade feature top winemakers […]

Boston Wine Expo 2014, Explore the Show Exhibitors! Stuff their Stockings! Coupon Code

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Exhibitors are starting to fill up the site with information about their products and the new site allows users to search for their favorites by keyword, interest or country so it’s much easier to find the exhibitors you want to know more about, and locate them live on the show floor this year. { click […]

Boston Wine Expo 2014 – New Chefs and Discount Coupon Code !!


You can use the code SOCIAL to get 10% off tickets for either the Saturday or Sunday Grand Tasting! Order tickets online at Check out the new chefs on the stage! Ming Tsai, Jody Adams, Barbara Lynch, Daniel Bruce and so many more. Learn from your favorite chefs on two demonstration stages at they entertain, […]

2014 Boston Wine Expo Blogger’s Event


“This is kind of high up on the food chain for your first blogger event!”  Oh yes, my first blogger event – Boston Wine Expo Preview Night. Last year my cousin won silent auction tickets to the BWE at our local wine tasting event and invited all in attendance to come along. It was blizzard-like day but […]

Fall Carrot Salad Recipe

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  Fall Carrot Salad Ingredients: 1 pound whole carrots 1/2 cup raisins 2 TBS olive oil Juice of a lemon 2 cloves of garlic 2 TBS fresh cilantro 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp cinnamon 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp nutmeg 1/2 tsp cumin Directions: Peel carrots, and shred using a food processor. Combine oil, […]