Visiting Cabot {Waterbury, Vermont}

May 14, 2015

If cheese is your happy place (me! me!), and you find yourself in Vermont, be sure to plan a stop at the Cabot Annex in Waterbury. Food was definitely one of our focuses during our Spring Break trip through Vermont. Not so much in dining experiences (only one meal out of our week there was […]

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Recipe: Balsamic Grilled Flank Steak

May 12, 2015

‘Tis the season for grilling, and this flank steak is the perfect way to celebrate warm weather foods, and it’s quick enough that you can enjoy it even on the busiest day of your week. Every two weeks, we have a Girl Scout meeting in the evening and the timing of it usually means take-out […]

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Visit: The Van Vleck House & Gardens {Montclair, New Jersey}

May 11, 2015

A beautiful public property to tour, the Van Vleck House & Gardens in Montclair truly celebrates anyone with a green thumb. Mother’s Day was definitely all about basking in the great outdoors. We started with a 1.41 mile hike through the Bonsal Wildlife Preserves (spoiler alert: we saw no wildlife), and with the humidity, it was […]

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Weekend Photos in Review

May 10, 2015

searching for fluorescent minerals in the quarry The kids planned a scavenger hunt for me, sending me all over the house, so incredibly sweet. And then they took a menu from a local place, figured out the prices for what we were getting for breakfast and pooled their money to treat me, even thinking to […]

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Recipe: Zucchini and Sweet Potato Fritters

May 7, 2015

Looking for a creative recipe for your vegetables? These vegetable fritters are just the thing. I’m always looking for new ways to cook vegetables, just to keep it interesting. And also to sometimes entice the kids into eating something they normally would shun. This is that. Zucchini, much like cauliflower, is a take it or […]

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