Sleepless in Seattle – BlogHerFood 2012

June 13, 2012

I’m still recovering from my weekend in Seattle for BlogHer Food 2012. From Thursday afternoon to Sunday evening, it was a whirlwind of friends, networking, learning, and eating! There wasn’t time for a lot of sleeping, unfortunately, which is why I’m a bit useless at the moment! Thursday night set the tone for the rest […]

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My new toy!

March 10, 2012

I obsess over things.  It’s just how I am. My latest obsession was over my next camera.  I’ve been using a combo of my iPhone and my Canon PowerShot SX20 IS for a little over a year now, and it’s worked okay.  The iPhone is what I have with me all the time and the […]

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Into Africa: Nairobi Sights and Bites

December 18, 2011

It’s been 3 weeks since we’ve returned from our trip and I’m still working on going through photos and figuring how to best re-cap the trip. Rather than go day-by-day, I’ve decided to break it up based on where we stayed.  So up first is Nairobi! We arrived in the very wee hours of the […]

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Smoky Eggplant & Garlic Yogurt Dip

December 6, 2011

I fell in love when we were in Istanbul.  I loved the history, the culture, the language, the people, and the cuisine.  But most of all, I fell in love with a garlicky eggplant and yogurt dip I had our first night in Istanbul (more on that once I do our trip re-caps!).  I would […]

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A Taste of China: Shanghai Sights

November 29, 2010

Ohh, where to begin? Huge nerd that I am, I spent some time before our trip reading up on each city and researching places to see that weren’t covered on our itinerary or optional excursions, as well as places to eat for the times when we would be on our own.  I’m not going to […]

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FoodBuzz Festival 2010: Day 2 – Morning sessions

November 9, 2010

Day 2 of the FoodBuzz Festival was so action-packed that I’m going to have to split it up into 3 separate posts, or else you’ll be reading FOREVER. So let’s start with that morning. Well, let’s actually go back to Friday night. On the way back to the hotel, Mara and her roomie Liz of […]

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