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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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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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Travel: MV Wine Fest

The final event of the MV Wine Fest 2016: Oysters and Bubbles {sponsored post}

Disclosure: While my hotel accommodations and travel activities were provided for me, free of charge, by Vineyard Square Hotel, the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce, and MV Wine Fest, I was not compensated for this post. All opinions remain 100% my own.

The travel theme for this year appears to be beaches and shores of …

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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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IFBC 2015: Here I Come!

International Food Bloggers Conference 2015

For several years now, as summer slipped into fall, quietly shedding her glorious headdress for a grayer attire, I’ve watched the IFBC posts pop up on social media like autumnal blossoms, each a beauty ready to be plucked. Read a few posts and you’ll have assembled a bouquet of experiences: varied vicarious living, just enough …

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Food Blog Forum Orlando 2015

Food Blog Forum Orlando 2015 was an amazing experience to fill your mind and heart, increasing your knowledge on blogging and allowing the opportunity to explore Walt Disney World in the process, the ultimate source for creativity.

Three years ago, I recall seeing some tweets about Food Blog Forum from attendees. It stuck in my mind that they were hosted in Disney World, but it was bad timing for me–we were house hunting at the time and I was only recently re-employed, after spending the prior 4 years as a stay-at-home mom …

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Eating Connecticut: A Taste in Simsbury 2014

Abigail's Grille & Wine Bar - A Taste in Simsbury - Poet in the Pantry

I was lucky enough to receive a ticket to A Taste in Simsbury again this year–a great honor considering all the wondrous food that awaited me behind the doors of The Riverview. This is my favorite food event of the year because it allows me to get better acquainted with the eating options in the …

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Eating Connecticut: Coming Soon: A Taste in Simsbury 2014

Look at that burger tower from Plan B Burger Bar!

Tickets Are Still Available for 6th Annual Taste in Simsbury Presented by Simsbury Bank

Remember last year when I feasted my way through A Taste in Simsbury? Well, your chance to do the same is coming up! The 6th Annual Taste in Simsbury Presented by Simsbury Bank will be held on Thursday, August 28th and …

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Yelp’s Holiday Bazaar at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Ripe Bar Juices rum punch

I have always been a cheerleader for shopping locally whenever possible and Christmas is an excellent time for supporting your local shopkeepers and artisans while checking names off your list. What better way to do so than at a holiday bazaar? One-stop shopping AND you get to meet and learn about the people who will …

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Chocabaret-An Artisan Chocolate Tasting Meets A Cabaret Show #Giveaway


What exactly is a Chocabaret?

Chocabaret is the hottest idea to come out of New York City in a long time! The brainchild of the singing Chef Jackie Gordon, it combines a cabaret performance with a chocolate tasting–or, as she calls it, eatertainment. There will be songs, big laughs, and even an educational component. You’ll …

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