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Annual Birthday Trip to Vermont

This year we did for my birthday what we always do: took a day trip to Vermont for apple picking and a visit to Simon Pearce! The foliage was gorgeous. Our trip was in early October so it was peak season … Continue reading

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Recipe: DIY Ice Cream Cake

Happy Birthday To Me! (Yup, today is my actual birthday – what’s more appropriate than celebrating with an ice cream cake made from scratch?) Having a mid-October birthday is awesome because it always falls in the same week as Columbus Day … Continue reading

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Recipe: The Most Magnificent Carrot Layer Cake

I make carrot cake once a year for John’s birthday. Every year I research for weeks to try and find the best possible recipe for his precious birthday treat. This year I happened to catch America’s Test Kitchen’s Great American Classics … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend in Maine

Prior to my annual apple picking adventure last weekend, John and I celebrated my birthday with a weekend in Maine. I love Maine. It’s just perfect. Humble people, wonderful restaurants, water all around, a constant perfect breeze. And the air. … Continue reading

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9th Annual Birthday Apple Picking Trip

Every year I organize an apple picking outing around my birthday. It’s the perfect fall activity and really gets me in the Fall mood. This year, the 9th annual trip, we went to Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury, MA for … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Fore Street in Portland, Maine

John and I have now been to Fore Street restaurant in Portland, Maine a handful of times. It is one of my favorite restaurants ever and definitely one worth traveling to. Fore Street prides itself on its farm to table … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: Bouchon in Las Vegas

For folks who don’t really gamble or drink, we sure do love Las Vegas. The hotels are opulent, the spas are luxurious, the shopping is fabulous, and the shows are fantastic. But us? We go to Vegas for the restaurants, … Continue reading

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