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  • Italian Roasted Potatoes

    I know dinners around the holidays are focused on one thing- the meat!- but you can’t forget about the side dishes! For a starch- I usually do some form of potatoes. My favorite way…

    Wednesday, November 2, 2016
  • Visiting the Vatican with Walks of Italy

                      I am hopping around a bit on telling the story of our Italy adventure by starting with our amazing tour with Walks of Italy  to Vatican City during the Rome leg of our trip.  Visiting…

    Monday, October 31, 2016
  • One Day in Istanbul

                  Introduction We are finally back home after a trip of a lifetime. We visited Venice, Florence, the Tuscan Countryside, Rome and Amalfi Coast while in Italy and I…

    Friday, October 28, 2016
  • Pumpkin Cheesecake Muffins

    It’s that time of year when I cannot get enough of pumpkin spice everything and these pumpkin cheesecake muffins hit the nail on the head for fall.  They are super easy, delicious and perfect…

    Wednesday, October 19, 2016
  • Great seafood and chill atmosphere at Shuckin Shack Oyster Bar

    Shuckin’ Oyster Shack

    Great seafood and chill atmosphere at Shuckin Shack Oyster Bar I am a huge fan of 41 S Market Street.  The location housed Frederick’s beloved Griff’s Landing known for its seafood and vibrant night scene. After closing its…

    Monday, October 17, 2016
  • Smokey Bonfire Cocktail

    Who loves the smell of bonfires? Everyone has their favorite scent… the kind of smell that can stop you in your tracks and trigger amazing memories from years’ past? For me that smell has…

    Friday, October 14, 2016
  • Apple Cider Moscow Mules

    FALL IS HERE! Apple cider Moscow mules are the perfect fall cocktail! The leaves are really beginning to change here in Frederick, Maryland. My favorite season is in full effect and that means some fall…

    Wednesday, October 5, 2016
  • Jumbo's Pumpkin Patch

    Top 10 Ideas to Make the Most of Fall

    Fall is in full swing. Sometimes I get overwhelmed on how to embrace the season.  So I put together a list of my top 10 ideas to make the most of fall! What are…

    Wednesday, September 28, 2016
  • Apple Picking at Catoctin Mountain Orchard

    I don’t know about you guys, but I am in 100% Fall mode.  The crisp weather always makes me want to get out and enjoy all the fun activities of the fall season. Bonfires,…

    Friday, September 16, 2016
  • #50styles50states with Old Navy

    Iโ€™m so thrilled to be teaming up with Old Navy and People on their#50styles50states campaign and sharing how growing up in Frederick, Maryland has influenced my style. In Frederick County, we love to get outside…

    Wednesday, September 14, 2016