Category: Local

Eating Connecticut: Milkcraft West Hartford

PB&J cone at Milkcraft, West Hartford

Where do you go when you’re looking for an extraordinary ice cream experience? Milkcraft in West Hartford, Connecticut, of course!

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Eating Connecticut: Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila

A flaming margarita at Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila, West Hartford, Connecticut

Disclosure: I was a guest of Ocho Cafe Tacos & Tequila at a recent event where they invited local influencers to taste a sampling of their menu. All photos and opinions remain my own.

At the convergence of Route 44/Albany Avenue and Route 218/North Main Street in West Hartford, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Bishop’s …

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Get To Know Your Local Farmer: Cabot Open Farm Sunday

calf at Freund's Farm

Cabot Open Farm Sunday offers the public an opportunity to peek behind barn doors and discover what their neighbor farmers do every day.

Removing the veil of mystery, visitors learn a little something along the way. In Connecticut, we have several Cabot co-op farms, and I visited two of them during the October 9, 2016 …

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The New Normal: Women’s March on Hartford, Connecticut

Women's March on Washington sister rally in Hartford, Connecticut

The older I get, the harder it is to stick my head in the sand and pretend life can go on, status quo, and that everything is okay.

Because everything is not okay.

You’ve probably noticed by now that I haven’t posted a single recipe since late November. The one lonely post that was delivered …

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Connecticut: Shoppes at Farmington Valley, Canton

The Shoppes at Farmington Valley have something for everyone! Spend an evening in Canton, Connecticut and shop to your heart's desire! {sponsored post}

Disclosure: I was a guest of The Shoppes at Farmington Valley and A Little Bird Told Me for a complimentary blogger event they held recently, at which all attendees received a swag bag full of goodies and a gift card. All opinions–as always–remain my own.

I am a lucky girl. It’s easy to take for …

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Eating Connecticut: The Mobile Pub

The Mobile Pub is a party on wheels, taking care of all of your guests' beverage needs with their converted 1962 Shasta Caravan. photo by The Mobile Pub

My Eating Connecticut pieces typically involve restaurants, special events, and food trucks around the state where I’ve sampled the menu and decided to share the experience with you.

Today is a little bit different.

I’m taking a slightly different path this time because, a) The Mobile Pub doesn’t tool around town like an ice cream …

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Eating Connecticut: AmandaBakes

The AmandaBakes Airstream parked at South Farms for The Morris Marketplace

It started with a text…

I was in the middle of shooting photos for a client and knew I had made plans to leave the house. But the weekend didn’t go according to plan and I was way behind schedule. Lost in my project, I also lost track of time.

It took a full 10 …

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Connecticut: Ritz Crystal Room at Remember When

The Ritz Cafe is a more casual dining experience on the first floor of Remember When in Torrington, CT

In the heart of Torrington lies a secret hiding in plain sight. Those who are acquainted with it have been enjoying its bounty for years. Those who walk on by have no idea the gem they’ve overlooked. Today, I hope to illuminate you all, because sometimes secrets just aren’t meant to be kept.

Remember When

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Connecticut: The Macallan Scotch Whisky Dinner at Saybrook Point Inn & Spa

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Old Saybrook, CT, will host The Macallan Scotch Whisky Dinner at their Fresh Salt restaurant on Saturday, April 9, 2016

Saybrook Point Inn & Spa in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, continues the culinary quest with their next dinner in their new Cuisine Series: The Macallan Scotch Whisky Dinner.

Join them on Saturday, April 9, 2016, at 6:30 PM when they feature one of the world’s most well-known whiskies – The Macallan – in a dinner presided over by an official Macallan Scotch ambassador. …

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Connecticut: Cookshop Plus and Hartford Baking Company

Cookshop Plus in West Hartford, Connecticut has just about everything you need to fully equip your kitchen--and make it beautiful, too! {sponsored post}

Dislosure: I was a guest of Cookshop Plus West Hartford and Hartford Baking Co. at a blogger event they held. I was not compensated for this post. All opinions remain my own.

Last Sunday, I ventured out to West Hartford, Connecticut, for a local blogger event at a relatively new kitchen store: Cookshop Plus West …

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