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Yearly Archives: 2016

New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the night before New Year’s Eve. I have been cooking and baking all day (cranberry cream cheese pound cake, cranberry bliss cookies, chocolate covered pretzels, cherry cheese danish (epic fail – see below), kale soup, jerk chicken marinade – none of which was dinner for…

Cranberry Jalapeno Dip

Many of you know this appetizer as “cranberry-crack” according to Steve and many other friends/family who have tried it. However, I try not to lead with that and merely ‘advertise’ it as a cranberry jalapeño dip. Its got a little bit of everything…

Cranberry Bliss Sugar Cookie

It’s officially winter! We just had our first real snow fall this week, though it rained the next day causing most of it to melt. Thus, we have transitioned out of pumpkin spice latte season into hot coco (w/peppermint schnapps of course), snowflakes and all things holiday…

Date Ideas for the Winter Wonderland

Winter is fully upon us! Queue ‘Netflix and Chill’ season. For us introverts, this seems like heaven. Pour me a tall glass of wine and light the fire and i’m quite happy, but every once in a while everyone wants to get out and explore a…

Brussels Sprout Crostini

Tis the season for Brussels sprouts. This past weekend we attended a holiday cocktail party hosted by friends who had recently bought a condo in Charlestown. We each needed to bring one appetizer, as well as a signature cocktail. Of course, Courtney was prepared as always and knew just what…

15 Holiday Outfits under $100

This post is all about what to wear to your upcoming holiday party and events this season. I’ve rounded up my 15 favorite outfits under $100!   Topshop Tie Back Skater dress this cute dress is a bit more on the casual side, but that back is super cute…

2Hopewell South Glastonbury, CT Review

Service – Food – Ambiance After a busy day of running errands with our parents, an early dinner was a must to unwind and debrief.  As it was only 4:30, I figured it would be best to give  Bricco in Glastonbury a quick call to see what time they…

Grandma’s Stuffed Cabbage

You can now follow us on Bloglovin’ by clicking here! But to the more important stuff…You know those recipes that in theory sound extremely complicated, but then you look at the ingredients and think “gee, i can totally make this!” Well, that was my thought…

Lucky Taco, Manchester CT Review

Craft Beers – Artisanal Tacos – Creative Cocktails After a long day of cleaning the basement, I was in no mood to cook and Steve had just finished his second week on the new job. So that means only one thing – go out! It didn’t help that…

Pumpkin, Goat Cheese and Craisin Risotto

Just another Monday – the mad rush to get home before dark and be able to do chores around the house after work. Who am I kidding? It gets dark so early that I am starting to feel like a vampire – never to see the light of day. Since…