What’s Happening Wednesday: A List

Know a question I absolutely cannot stand?: What’s up? It’s a human question, similar to another personal favorite, How are you?, but it’s one of those questions better asked interwoven into intimate conversation rather than spat out upon first run in with someone whom you truly do want to know what’s up. With the question, What’s up?, my answer comes … More What’s Happening Wednesday: A List

Readying for Halloween

We did not celebrate Halloween in the home I grew up in. We did the whole ‘Harvest Celebration’ substitution that certain Christian homes subscribe to. Somewhere during the time when I was already an adult and my younger two brothers were still teens, the word Halloween was allowed to be mentioned. And then, all hell … More Readying for Halloween

The Hershey Pantry

When a self-proclaimed foodie, such as myself, finds herself in Hershey, PA with a surprise addition of time during the lunch hour, Google becomes her best friend. After spending the morning of Labor Day shopping, and having a commitment that meant we needed to head home by late afternoon, I expected to only have time … More The Hershey Pantry

& Grain, Garwood, NJ

This summer has been all about the ice cream. Ice cream, that evil, beautiful, thigh thickening, creamy, delicious temptress has caused my coffeehouse adventures to suffer.* I blame summer. *Please note: I still drink coffee on a daily basis. Don’t get that wrong. I also still take frequent trips to Starbucks and stop in at … More & Grain, Garwood, NJ

Stone Harbor, NJ

This summer our beach season is about delving into the unknown and experiencing all that the coast of New Jersey has to offer. After downloading the NJ Monthly Jersey Shore Guide app last year, the number of beaches listed, and the small number I had actually been to, shocked me. The goal this summer is … More Stone Harbor, NJ

Melt Shop, NYC

Back in May, I thought I found the sandwich joint of my dreams in Lancaster City only to later discover it was a pretty standard sandwich shop. My issue involved seeing the word ‘grilled’ next to ‘sandwich’ and my mind naturally adding the word ‘cheese’ in between.* *As is only ordinary and proper. Simple eats made … More Melt Shop, NYC