It’s Friday! Which means you made it through the week! Go have a donut* to celebrate! *Replace donut with cookie, cupcake, ice cream sundae, or whatever your treat preference might be. Let’s get this one out of the way from the get go… 1. The Solar Eclipse If you were in the path of totality, … More Four For Friday!
Since I girl powered up and used my medal worthy mechanic skills to fix my kitchen aid mixer, I now can’t imagine life without two.* I’m particularly excited to see how it helps my Thanksgiving breakfast baking. *This is the same emotion I think I’ll feel upon the day I finally own a dish washer. … More Four for Friday!
After having an unhealthy obsession with food trucks for some time now, of which included seeking them out during vacations, altering plans to detour at a surprise food truck on the side of the road, and many more irrational choices involving food trucks, I have finally attended a true blue food truck festival.** *Specifically, a … More Festival Foodie Finds
A few years ago, Hubby made two box gardens for our backyard. I convinced the both of us that my passionate yearning for being a farmer would be revealed through our backyard crops. Our first and only harvest yielded something like two cucumbers, a handful of cherry tomatoes, and one pepper. Clearly, I had romanticized … More Gardening in the Garden State
Last year, I heard tell of dueling pork roll festivals held in our great capital. As a Jersey girl, and therefore, obviously, a lover of pork roll, I knew I needed to learn more. The best information I could dig up came from this NJ.com article. When I told Hubby of the two festivals and … More Pork Roll Festivals, 2017
While I don’t believe in love at first sight, nor do I bother myself with contemplating whether or not soul mates truly exist, I do believe in true love. And for ten years now, I’ve had the truest of true loves. I don’t think there is a formula or a tried and true method for … More Ten Years of True
I’m always down to give a new food truck a try. But I have to admit… I have not yet attended a food truck event. I know. I know. I know. I see signs for them all the time, local wineries host them monthly, yet I still haven’t attended one. It’s gotten to the point … More Sweet Carolina Barbecue Company
5 Things I’m Loving Right Now Zyrtec New Jersey weather has been R-I-D-I-C-U-L-O-U-S. I do not exaggerate. One day we’re kicking back in flip flops, the next we’re layering with long sleeve tees and sweaters. And then, just to spice things up, we occasionally have torrential downpours lasting no less than eight hours straight. Zyrtec … More 5 Things I’m Loving Right Now
With a few summer like days under our belt, it’s hard to imagine winter coat weather anymore.* The warmer Jersey weather turns us all into outdoors humans again instead of hibernating bears seeking continuous months of solace from the harsh cold. This year was especially rough, making a winery trip a must on one of … More Laurita Winery, New Egypt, NJ
So much good occurs during the transition from fall to winter that I barely recognize my favorite season has gone away until we are already well into winter. It has officially been winter for a full week now, and time for a follow up on my Fall Want To list. Fall turned out to occupy my … More Fall Followup