Attention Chocolate & Wine Readers! I want/need/must tell you about an amazing opportunity to make a huge difference. A difference to a first-time marathon runner and an incredible charity. And an opportunity to get some delicious goodies! My good friend/fellow Boston blogger and bruncher, Amanda, is running the Boston Marathon for the first time. She is… Continue reading Virtual Bake Sale!
Like I said in my last life update, Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I got my first real kiss on Halloween (I was 15), I’ve dressed up as everything from a cowgirl to a pirate, the pink Power Ranger to a Hocus Pocus witch (Mary Sanderson complete with a floor length black and red cape),… Continue reading Halloween in full swing
Happy Easter Monday everyone! Too bad it’s not an actual holiday… I’m pretty sure we could all use an extra day to come out of our food-induced comas. My weekend was full of friends and family and I loved every minute of it. After work on Friday, my sister and I decided to spend some quality time together. … Continue reading Weekend & Easter Recap
This past weekend, I decided to forgo sleeping in until 2pm and managed to pull myself out of bed early enough to have a productive two days. On Saturday morning, after an quick and easy breakfast of a banana and my favorite yogurt (Light & Fit 80-calorie Vanilla!), I watched the tube for a bit before… Continue reading My Not-So-Lazy Weekend
I promised green treats and here they are. Okay, so they aren’t green but they are a dessert take on a traditional Irish-inspired drink. I brought them to my DWB dance rehearsal last Thursday night and a few to work on Friday morning. Not to brag, but everyone loved them. (Yes, I know that is bragging.… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Treats – Irish Car Bomb Cupcakes
Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! Although I’m not Irish, I usually take part in the traditions anyway. I mean, how can you not get into the spirit when you’re a college student and there’s green beer to be had? Well, I’m not an undergrad anymore and to be honest, I don’t like green beer at… Continue reading Everybody’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!
This past Sunday was the football playoffs between the Packers & the Bears and the Steelers vs. the Jets. I love football, despite the fact that my team, the Patriots, made a poor showing against the Jets last week. I’m still getting over it. Nevertheless, I decided that in honor of these games (and the… Continue reading Risotto & Red Velvet