• Healthy Crock Pot Beef Stew

    We are finally supposed to get some snow this week (not holding my breath) and I could not be more excited. This winter has been unusually warm here in Maryland and I am well…

    Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  • Mostly Baked Parmesan Wings

    Super Bowl Sunday is almost here and I always make a special treat for the hubs for watching the big game. Do you have any plans for it?  Who do you want to win?…

    Thursday, February 2, 2017
  • Roman Aqueduct Park

    Rome is full of historical attractions. From the Colosseum to The Vatican it is hard to plan time to see places beyond the main sights.  Slightly South of the main center of Rome you…

    Monday, January 30, 2017
  • Black Hog BBQ & Bar

    I have been a HUGE fan of Black Hog BBQ ever since they opened their doors in 2007 in the heart of downtown Frederick.  Now the restaurant can also be found in the Villages…

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
  • Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed Inside French Bread

    Buffalo Chicken Dip Stuffed Inside French Bread

    My friend Casey is known for making the best Chicken Dip ever for parties.  Every time she makes it you can find me hovering over the crock pot indulging.  When I was looking for…

    Sunday, January 22, 2017
  • An afternoon in the town of Montalcino

    An Afternoon in the Town of Montalcino

    Less than an hour from Montefollonico (our Tuscan Countryside home base) is the charming town of Montalcino.  We spent an afternoon in Montalcino and could not have asked for better weather.   The drive…

    Thursday, January 19, 2017
  • Salmon Burgers with fresh avocado salsa

    Salmon Burgers with Fresh Avocado Salsa

    Buying salmon in bulk has been on repeat so far this year. Dinner time usually consists of baked salmon topped with a bit of EVOO, lemon slices and herb seasoning and a side of…

    Monday, January 16, 2017
  • What’s up with Jord Wood Watches?

    I don’t do many reviews here on the blog but when I was contacted by Jord Wood Watches to ask if I wanted to check one out- I was game!  There are a ton…

    Saturday, January 14, 2017
  • Heathy and Colorful Sushi Bowl

    Easy Sushi Bowl

    January is zooming by at a fast rate, am I right? What New Year’s resolutions and goals did you make for yourself? Growing up, I always thought resolutions to be cheesy, but as I…

    Tuesday, January 10, 2017