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, […]

2 minute, 3 ingredient fudge – so easy! #kids #cooking


We made this last weekend and it was soooo easy and delicious! click for recipe! of course, banging on the drums is necessary!microwave and mix.refrigerate. Done. Enjoy!

Dinner in a corn field. A night to remember !

Wood-Grilled & Roasted Confreda Farm’s Vegetables, Sauces, DIps

“The night will begin with a private tour of our gorgeous farmlands while Chef Brian Kingsford of Bacaro Restaurant in Providence creates a special 4-course meal made from Confreda’s produce harvested that evening…” -expert from Confreda website. This particular evening is so hard to describe with words – It was way beyond any expectations I […]

Dishing out cultural awareness

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Teaching children about other cultures can be difficult — in part because many kids don’t see how it relates to the stuff they really care about. But if you can find a way to deliver information about other cultures as part of your kids’ everyday lives, widening their world view can literally be as easy […]