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Five Summer Gathering Ideas #Summer18
[ 0 ] May 29, 2018 |

Five Summer Gathering Ideas #Summer18

This warmer weather has me in the mood for a good par-tay, get-together or something fancy schmancy.  Basically, warmer weather makes me want to get folks together to congregate and enjoy good conversation over good food and drinks.  Now that there is everything on the market to have a “cool” shindig from decorations to top […]

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Wedding Season is Coming!  4 Fun Twist Ideas On Wedding Sweets That Are Hard To Resist
[ 0 ] May 4, 2018 |

Wedding Season is Coming! 4 Fun Twist Ideas On Wedding Sweets That Are Hard To Resist

While nothing beats the look of a wedding cake, many brides are moving beyond this classic dessert: ice cream sandwich, pumpkin pie, chocolate cones, and many other wedding sweets are becoming the norm this year. You can even try the mix-and-match and come up with some lovely combos that can be served as desserts. Wondering […]

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Sip & Dry
[ 1 ] January 25, 2017 |

Sip & Dry

There a few things I am fussy about when it comes to beauty care mostly because I take the simplistic approach to these things.  Less is better.  The one thing I am anal about, however, is my hair.  I loathe doing my hair so I take the easiest approach to the process by having it […]

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Pack Up The Suitcase...

A vacation for you, a vacation for the kids.
[ 0 ] June 14, 2018 |

A vacation for you, a vacation for the kids.

Looking for kid-friendly things to do during the summer months can be a challenge if you are also trying to find something that adults also want to indulge in especially if you are not looking for the beach scene.  A recent trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding Roanoke, Virginia opened my eyes to a […]

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The Amalfi Coast
[ 0 ] November 9, 2016 |

The Amalfi Coast

I have wanted to visit the Amalfi Coast since one of my friends did a semester abroad there during college and came back with all these stories of how beautiful it was and how it was a must see.  Dreams do come true.  For a nifty price that is, but they do come true.  After […]

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Gi.Ve.Aw.Ay.  With Tons of Cheese & A Trip to Norway.
[ 0 ] August 24, 2016 |

Gi.Ve.Aw.Ay. With Tons of Cheese & A Trip to Norway.

Jarlsberg® Cheese is celebrating their 60th anniversary with a giveaway that could land you in Norway.  Jarlsberg® Cheese fans can enter the Jarlsberg® Cheese Weekly Perfect Pairing Giveaway for a chance to win a trip to Norway from now – Sept. 12, 2016.  Enter daily at www.jarlsbergusa.com where Jarlsberg® Cheese is giving away 6 trips to Norway to 6 pairs of Jarlsberg® cheese […]

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Drinks on Me

April Showers Bring Good Wines.
[ 0 ] April 20, 2018 |

April Showers Bring Good Wines.

Now it is beginning to feel like Spring!  With the weather ebbing and flowing these days between frigid cold and summer breezes, I do not know whether to pull out my hot chocolate or iced cold lemonade.  I do, however, know what wines I will be imbibing from here on out during the days of […]

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Outback Eating…In the DMV.
[ 0 ] October 27, 2017 |

Outback Eating…In the DMV.

I recently took a trip to the outback and truly enjoyed my experience.  Oz Restaurant and Bar just released a few new menu items that piqued my interest so I took a trip across the bridge to check them out.  Five reasons I will return: Appetizer: Brussels Salad Crispy brussel sprouts, chive bread crumbs, pomegranate seeds, blue […]

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Food and Wine Festival @ Carrabba’s Italian Grill
[ 0 ] March 15, 2017 |

Food and Wine Festival @ Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Meet me at the upcoming Food and Wine Festival at Carrabba’s Italian Grill.  Nothing goes together better than food and vino! Event Details: Carrabba’s invites you to sip, savor and celebrate Spring at Carrabba’s Food & Wine Festival. Join us for endless tastes of over 40 wines paired with Chef-selected appetizers and small plates. Spanning […]

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What's Going On

This Weekend: 26th Annual Giant National Capital BBQ Battle
[ 0 ] June 21, 2018 |

This Weekend: 26th Annual Giant National Capital BBQ Battle

What: 26th Annual Giant National Capital BBQ Battle Where: Pennsylvania Ave NW, between 3rd and 7th Streets When: Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th (11AM-7PM) Purchase Tickets:  http://bbqindc.com/tickets/ Admission includes live musical entertainment, children’s activities, lots of free food samples, cooking demonstrations, celebrity chefs, interactive exhibits and more! Featured Attractions: Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest Join […]

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Peapod + Wildfire =  Dinner Tonight.
[ 0 ] June 12, 2018 |

Peapod + Wildfire = Dinner Tonight.

Anything to make a weeknight meal easier and homemade is right up my alley.  When I got wind of Wildfire partnering with Peapod, I jumped on the opportunity to try out their new chef-inspired meal kits.  Boasting restaurant quality ingredients and recipes, the new meal kit wants you to have option of dining out while […]

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#TBT:  National Harbor Food and Wine Festival
[ 0 ] June 7, 2018 |

#TBT: National Harbor Food and Wine Festival

I remember it like it was yesterday.  It was the weekend, the sun was shinning, there was a nice breeze coming off of the water and I had an endless supply of wine.  You may think I was describing my latest vacation, but I was able to find all of this right in my backyard.  […]

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Products to Watch

Peapod + Wildfire =  Dinner Tonight.
[ 0 ] June 12, 2018 |

Peapod + Wildfire = Dinner Tonight.

Anything to make a weeknight meal easier and homemade is right up my alley.  When I got wind of Wildfire partnering with Peapod, I jumped on the opportunity to try out their new chef-inspired meal kits.  Boasting restaurant quality ingredients and recipes, the new meal kit wants you to have option of dining out while […]

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Johnna’s Pulled Pork Hoagies
[ 0 ] May 31, 2018 |

Johnna’s Pulled Pork Hoagies

The summer is obviously my favorite season of the year, I am the ultimate summer baby born in August.  As the temperatures rise so does my number of lazy days in the kitchen.  As much as I crave a good homemade meal, I want relaxation more, which is why I create the easiest recipes during […]

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Five Summer Gathering Ideas #Summer18
[ 0 ] May 29, 2018 |

Five Summer Gathering Ideas #Summer18

This warmer weather has me in the mood for a good par-tay, get-together or something fancy schmancy.  Basically, warmer weather makes me want to get folks together to congregate and enjoy good conversation over good food and drinks.  Now that there is everything on the market to have a “cool” shindig from decorations to top […]

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Where to Eat Now

Fogo de Chao Adds Beach Bod Friendly Menu Options.  #SummerReady
[ 0 ] May 7, 2018 |

Fogo de Chao Adds Beach Bod Friendly Menu Options. #SummerReady

Looking for a night of non-stop eating?  Fogo de Chao has unveiled its new seasonal items to accompany their ever-popular menu.  Below are a few items that  I recommend on your next visit including the filet mignon, mashed potatoes and ancient grain salad.  But why choose?  Fogo de Chao allows you to enjoy as much […]

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April Showers Bring Good Wines.
[ 0 ] April 20, 2018 |

April Showers Bring Good Wines.

Now it is beginning to feel like Spring!  With the weather ebbing and flowing these days between frigid cold and summer breezes, I do not know whether to pull out my hot chocolate or iced cold lemonade.  I do, however, know what wines I will be imbibing from here on out during the days of […]

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MilkBoy Arthouse
[ 0 ] April 2, 2018 |

MilkBoy Arthouse

MilkBoy ArtHouse is a a triple threat located in College Park, Maryland.  This Maryland spot is restaurant, bar and performance venue all rolled into one. Restaurant The restaurant offers patrons Elevated American Fare in a casual, laid back atmosphere with great food.  Our picks for the night?  See below. Performance Venue Step behind a magical […]

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Other Good Stuff

Finding Ways To Cook Without The Cooker

Finding Ways To Cook Without The Cooker

[ 0 ] July 18, 2018 |

(Image Source) It’s easy to have dreams of a better diet. With social media, popular trends, and other pressure to think about this part of life, most people would like to improve the things they eat, but there are plenty of things to get in the way. Modern folks tend to be busy, making it […]

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How to Impress Your Guests with a Custom-Made Cake from Walmart

How to Impress Your Guests with a Custom-Made Cake from Walmart

[ 0 ] June 20, 2018 |

Spring is here and that means that wedding season is right around the corner. Planning a wedding can be both an exciting and a stressful time in a person’s life. From choosing a venue and hiring a caterer to selecting the perfect flowers and music, wedding planning can be one of the most expensive events […]

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Juneteenth

Juneteenth

[ 0 ] June 6, 2018 |

On June 19th, join Whitney Stringer PR and friends as they host the first-ever Dinner 1865, a curated culinary experience at the Blind Whino, an artistic destination in Southwest DC.  The event will gather an amazing group of talented creators including Chef Carla Hall of The Chew, Chef Roble Ali of Bravo Show Roble & Co, Chef Kwame Onwuachi of Top Chef and Kith & Kin, Chef Christopher […]

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