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Community, Power….&Pizza!

If you can’t tell from my previous winter-bashing excerpts, I’m a warm weather kind of gal. Smelling all the flowers,  and finally getting to sit on a park bench for lunch makes me feel a little nostalgic for all those carefree afternoons as a kid, playing outside,...

Here’s comes the sun! Time to get our spring on!

We did it!  A big  HUGE Congratulations to you all for surviving another cold season! Ok, I know we're not in Fairbanks and didn't need  snowshoes , but I still think we all deserve a pat on the back for successfully getting though the never-ending span of time...

Weather the next winter storm with Navy Strength!

Maybe I’ve just been in denial for the past few weeks- but judging by the SIX TEN INCHES OF SNOW outside my door, I have to admit that that pampered, overstuffed, ageless groundhog was right! (I know you know which shadow seeking rodent I am referring to- none other...

Tell Poseidon to get his own, this cocktail’s all yours!

Now, I love the classics as much as anyone- give me a Gin & Tonic or Manhattan, and I'm one happy camper.  Really, there's a reason they're called classics.  But every now and then, you've got to CRAWL out of your COMFORT ZONE and try something NEW! That's why I...

Get Whisked! away with this beloved DC Bakery!

You may have seen Whisked!’s  decadent, lip-smacking cookies and pies at a District Farmer’s Market or a local coffee shop window. And while they make your heart sing for joy, and your taste buds frolic through fields of rolled oats and swim in seas of salted caramel,...

Meet 2015 Head on! (bottomless mimosas optional)

Wow. Wow. Wow.  I cannot believe I'm already writing a Happy 2015 post! I still remember going to Quebec City last January so clearly, I might still have some unpacking to do!  Where did the time go? No, seriously. .. Where? Now, it seems to me, that I have two...

Ho Ho Holy Holiday Gift Guide! Perfect gifts for your foodies!

I don’t know how you approach holiday gift giving, but for me, my goal is to WOW.   I mean, I’m going for shrieks, tears, huge hugs- you name it.  I’m talking knock your socks off and into the washer kind of WOW. But then life happens, and there is just not enough...

Holiday Spirits!

With the holidays so close you’re already hearing ho ho ho on tv, let’s not forget what’s important: Hot Toddies. No. Seriously. And if you aren’t putting fresh ginger in them, you haven’t had a real toddy, I don’t care what anyone says. Ok, there are a few other...