Alexia Foods Gala Dinner and Tyler Florence Cooking Demo -2011 FoodBuzz Blogger Festival, Day 2 re-cap, part 3

November 13, 2011

As I mentioned before, Saturday night was my last event at the 2011 FoodBuzz Blogger Festival due to my flight schedule. But what a way to end it all! Our meet and greet ran a little late, which left me approximately 15 minutes to change and get ready for the Alexia Foods Cooking Demo and […]

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Meet and Greet with Tyler Florence – 2011 FoodBuzz Blogger Festival, Day 2 re-cap, part 2

November 9, 2011

Sooo, I think this whole post can be summed up in 5 words: OMG, I met Tyler Florence! 🙂 (Ryan Anson/AP Images for Alexia Foods) Don’t we look like a blogger panel all ready to answer questions?  Me and my fellow Alexia “Reinvent a Classic” finalists: Chrystal Baker and Amir Thomas of The Duo Dishes, […]

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Getting My Food On – 2011 FoodBuzz Blogger Festival, Day 2 re-cap, part 1

November 8, 2011

And here we are at Day 2 of the 2011 FoodBuzz Blogger Festival!  Just like last year, Day 2 was my last day due to the time of my flight on Sunday.  I swear, one of these times I’ll make sure I have enough vacation time left to spend a couple extra days in San […]

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Room with a View and Dessert Overload – Day 1 of 2011 FoodBuzz Blogger Festival

November 7, 2011

What a weekend! I can’t believe it’s already over.  As always, I’m amazed at how much goes on, how many people I meet, and how much we eat.  Here are the highlights from the first day: Check out that gorgeous view!  As a finalist in the Alexia “Reinvent a Classic” Fry challenge, my trip to […]

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On My Way to FoodBuzz Blogger Festival 2011!

November 4, 2011

It’s that time of year again!  The 3rd Annual FoodBuzz Blogger Festival is this weekend, and I’m going!  I’m so excited to catch up with old friends and make new connections.  And of course there is all the food action to look forward to! We’ve been getting email updates regarding the activities and one of […]

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Pumpkin Chai Spice Coffee + Godiva Coffee Coupon!

October 15, 2011

Fall.  Pumpkins. It’s hard to not think of one and not think of the other, right?  Leaves changing color, jack-o-lanterns, breaking out the sweaters, pumpkin pie, etc.  That’s why I was so excited when I was selected to receive samples of Godiva Coffee’s two new fall flavors as part of the FoodBuzz Tastemaker Program: Caramel […]

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Sauce of Desperation

February 21, 2011

Jarred pasta sauce is something I always have in my pantry, along with a bazillion boxes of pasta, for those need-something-in-a-hurry type dinners. I know, I know, it’s better to make your own and so easy.  But let me be honest here — it may not take long to make, but it takes longer to […]

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Valentine’s Day 2011

February 14, 2011

Hope everyone had a great Valentine’s Day, however you choose to celebrate it! Mr. Spice and I decided to make dinner at home tonight and take it easy. Rib-eye steaks, roasted zucchini and mushrooms, and Alexia olive oil, rosemary, and garlic oven fries, courtesy of the FoodBuzz Tastemaker Program.  I had a coupon to try […]

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Hot & Tangy Grilled Chicken

December 12, 2010

Sometimes I feel like I’m still in school, even though it’s been more years than I care to admit. Remember those guilty feelings when you knew you had an assignment due but you kept putting it off? Still feel like that sometimes with food blogging!  🙂 A while back, as part of FoodBuzz‘s Tastemaker Program, […]

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FoodBuzz Festival 2010 – Day 2 – Gala Dinner and Taxicab Confessions

November 10, 2010

And so we come to the end of my adventures at the 2010 FoodBuzz Festival.  Because of my flight time I had to miss the farewell brunch on Sunday, so I made sure to make the most of Saturday evening. After stuffing myself and then some at the Tasting Pavilion, I decided I needed some […]

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