A Vermont Weekend

Five years ago, we began taking weekend getaways in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Last year, being new dog owners and all, we decided against going away and had a cozy* little celebration at home. This year, I wanted my Valentine’s weekend back and I knew exactly where I wanted to go: Trapp Family Lodge in Vermont.** … More A Vermont Weekend

Homemade Bread

There’s nothing quite like a warm, crusty loaf of bread. For me, it sends me back to when I was a little girl in pigtails who found most of her foodie satisfaction in a healthy lick of butter left on a knife.* The bread on which the butter had been spread was the next best … More Homemade Bread

A Story of Butter

Baking something from Duff Bakes sits at number nine on my ‘Summer Want To‘ list. And while I plan on eventually giving you a detailed follow up post on how much I accomplished from the list, this story must be shared now. Having only made one treat from the book* this far in, I knew this was an … More A Story of Butter

Sibling Time in NYC

I’m trying to limit my NYC trip posting on here. No matter how much of my heart NYC owns, this is The Real JERSEY after all. In fact, I’ve been putting off writing about this NYC trip for so long, that it dates back to the beginning of LAST month. Of course you’ll never be … More Sibling Time in NYC