Going Postal

Favorite Books of October

I’ve been a member of Goodreads for the past two and a half years. Last year, I set the goal of reading 50 books, but missed that mark by nine books. For this year, I set the same goal and right on track with only seven more books. During October, I managed to read seven…

One of the many glasses of wine imbibed that night. (Photo from my Instagram)

Sometimes Painting Needs a Twist

Over the summer, I experienced the fun that is Painting with a Twist with my mom, cousins, aunt, and grandma. I highly recommend it, because the combination of wine and alcohol is just about perfect. The cost is $35 for a 2 hour session, and $45 for a 3 hour class. All art supplies are…

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Le Dîner en Blanc is Back…well, almost

This past Wednesday, June 5, I had the pleasure of attending a preview party at Williams-Sonoma for this year’s Dîner en Blanc in Philly. The main focus was the table decorating contest with the themes of Paris and the 25th Anniversary of Dîner en Blanc. Surrounded by Blanc-ers in white and delicious snacks from Garces…

Avocado caprese salad

The Power of We in Food Education

Welcome to my first (and definitely not last) post as a part of Blog Action Day 2012. Blog Action Day is an free annual event, that has run since 2007. It’s aim is to unite the world’s bloggers by posting about the same issue on the same day, in order to raise awareness and trigger…

Nik walking across his banner

A look at Nik Wallenda on the high wire

Nik Wallenda has done it again. He has crossed a 1,300+ foot long high wire at 125 feet in the air. In June, he completed this feat across the precipice of Niagara Falls and yesterday, August 9, he completed it above the Atlantic City beach. Honestly, this was the first time I had ever heard…

Paris 2011 Notre Dame Photog. Philip Menke

Le Dîner en Blanc is coming to Philly

Le Dîner en Blanc will be making it’s debut in Philly this year on Thursday, August 23, 2012. Now, what exactly is Le Dîner en Blanc? Well, imagine getting together with a few thousand of your closest friends throughout the city for a picnic at a location that won’t be announced until the last minute,…

More Duality in 3D

July 4th in Atlantic City and everlasting Duality

I can’t believe it’s already been over a week since Independence Day. I hope you had a lot of fun and enjoyed your day! A couple weeks ago, I shared the upcoming arrival of a new attraction on Atlantic City’s boardwalk that debuted on July 4. What’s so interesting is that in the past five…

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June Foodie Penpal reveal day

The day is finally here! I get to share with you the goodies that I received in the mail from Samantha of Sparkly and Slimming…a weight loss blog. This was my first month participating in the Foodie Penpals program, started in September 2011 by Lindsay of The Lean Green Bean. At the beginning of each…