Local Loves: Little Heaven

One of the great things about where I live is that there is no shortage of ice cream parlors and seafood shacks- and they’re all amazing- but there’s only one place within a short driving distance from my apartment that I go to when I’m unsure if I want soft serve, a smoothie- or bubble […]

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Summer Sides: Caesar Pasta Salad

It’s about that time of year where I embrace easy, crowd pleasing and cookout-friendly recipes- be it main courses, satisfying sides, or light and refreshing desserts and beverages. I am all in on everything grilled, tossed or loaded with citrus this time of year- and I thought I’d kick off my Summer 2022 recipe series […]

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The Great Summer Kickoff!

We may be a few days removed from Memorial Day, but I’m still beaming with joy at what a fun and very busy weekend I had- filled with friends, food and some incredible live music as I celebrated the arrival of the Summer season and important milestones for my loved ones! I had taken last […]

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The “I Do” Crew!

When my cousin Paige, who is really like more of a younger sister to me, asked me to be her Maid of Honor at the beginning of 2020 for her wedding she was planning for later that year- I think it’s safe to say that none of us anticipated what was going to come just […]

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A Tale of Pizza, Curly Hair and Live Music…

It has been a whirlwind week in what is shaping up to be a whirlwind month for me- and although my upcoming weekend is looking to be just as action-packed as the last few days, with time spent with friends, stopping by parties, attending music shows/festivals, etc., I’m hoping I’ll be able to find some […]

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Spring Sweets: Banana Pudding Cups

It’s getting to be that time of year when I am craving all of the tropical fruits and flavors- like watermelon, kiwi, mango, coconut and especially bananas! Some of you may remember my Banana Cream Pie Parfaits I had shared last April in preparation for Easter dinner, and while the assembly of these pudding cups […]

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“Cause when you live in the desert, it’s what pretty girls do…”

Oh my goodness, does it feel surreal to be back at home and back to my usual routine of working, writing and recording- especially since my feet had barely hit the ground a couple of days ago after I’d landed at Logan Airport in Boston following some significant flight delays! The abysmal transportation hiccups both […]

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A Taste of Spring: Cauliflower ‘Potato’ Salad

Although it’s still a little early in the year to steadily and consistently grill outdoors for backyard BBQs or cookouts- that hasn’t stopped myself or my friends from preparing dishes to get us feeling more seasonal with every nice, sunny and warm day we have here in New England! One of my favorite Springtime/picnic snacks […]

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