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Sunrise, Sunset: Kicking off 2014 with a 60th Wedding Anniversary

2014 started with the excitement of my parents’ 60th wedding anniversary – a milestone that might be as awesome as the sun rising and setting each day.

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California Coast

Enjoying the Bounty of Friends, Farms, and the California Coast

A visual trip through the beauty and bounty of the Northern California Coast as 6 high school friends gather for a long reunion weekend.

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Google Reader

I’m Back …. and Google Reader Goes Away

A reminder that Google Reader is going away as of July 1 and a little preview of my amazing trip to Spain and Italy. Subscribe by email to get all posts!

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Boston's North End

Hobbling on the Cobble: A Food Tour of Boston’s North End

Take a virtual food tour of Boston’s North End as I share my guided tour with Boston Food Tours through this fascinating square mile of Boston’s rich heritage.

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Paris, France

Talking Story: A Frantically Fantastic French Vacation

In my first installment of an occasional series called “Talking Story“, we had just returned from the sunny, slow, and seductive North Shore of Oahu. The pace of life picked up dramatically upon our return home; barreling through the end of junior year, middle school, SAT testing, and my speaking engagement at BlogHerFood. Not surprisingly, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Happy July 4th from Paris!

Can’t recall every being out of the country for July 4th, but I am! An unexpected, last minute trip to France and voila – here I am – an American in Paris on Independence Day. Not sure how we will commemorate the day yet but here are a couple of patriotic-colored photos from our food […]

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Russian River house

Memory Flavors: An Edible Tour of an Unforgettable Birthday Bash

I just returned from three days on the Russian River celebrating two dear friends’ 50th birthdays. They threw their own party – inviting their friends and family to their getaway on the River, renting three other homes for the multitude of attendees, and then planning and cooking all the meals for the 30+ ravenous eaters. […]

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Goodbye BlogHerFood 12, Hello Summer!

Chirping birds instead of chirping alarm clocks alert me that morning has arrived. That’s how I know that the school lunch sandwich-making is on hiatus and summer is here. At 5PM Sunday I swallowed the last bite of my graduation sandwich. Amidst my exhaustion, I could almost feel the childhood excitement that pervades your body […]

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