My Favorite Pen

Let me tell you a little secret. I love office supplies. I get excited by sharp pencils, new white out and a medium point black pen. I also love board games. So imagine my delight when I came across a pen that was both fun and functional! How cute is this thing? It gets a…

Dinner at Industria Argentina

This is  part one of a two-part series on New York City’s Restaurant Week, winding down on February 27. As I have mentioned before, I have great friends.  And when you find friends that are up for a new culinary adventure, well, what more could  a food blogger ask for?  Especially when I stick a…

For The Kids…

Today’s a bonus foodless post, for something dear to my heart.  I woke up this morning to a fabulous Facebook post from a friend. The Penn State Dance Marathon, THON as it is known, raised over $9.5 million this year, bringing the overall total to $69 million, since THON began in 1977!  As a Penn State…

People, Let me tell you ’bout my best friend

The past few weeks have been like a crazy roller coaster, thankfully I have had my family and friends around.  And I have one friend in particular I can’t wait to talk about. We met the year I turned 6.  We did everything together!  Family vacations, road trips, airplane rides.  Even went to college together….

Brunch at Cookshop

As far as dining out goes, the past few weeks have been busier than most.  You already heard about my brunch last week by Buttermilk at the James Beard House, but today it is all about Cookshop, a restaurant in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan.  I was pleasantly surprised to find out that Chef Marc Meyer…

Dear Barbie (an open letter)

Yesterday morning I was walking through the city and I saw a big ‘ol billboard from Ken asking Barbie to get back together.  Let me start by saying that I love Barbie, always have.  And I just feel it’s my duty to send her an open letter to let her know she doesn’t have to be…

Brunch at The James Beard House

Just over a month ago, on Christmas morning I unwrapped an amazing gift from my sister.  Brunch for two at The James Beard House!  I had always heard about the meals there, but this was the first time I was going to experience it.  Owner and Wine Director Doug Crowell and Executive Chef Ryan Angulo…