Sea, Spices and Salt

Sea: After a week of what I think was the flu, I rallied myself to take the hubby, dingo and myself on a 24 hour get-away to our favorite spot in Maine – Inn by the Sea. https://www.innbythesea.com/ We love this spot about 15 minutes outside Old Port – Portland Maine (this was our third…

Fantastic Failures

With filters, flashes and staging we can all create beautiful dishes that are bright, clean and just dripping with perfection. Its like the rest of the internet; all a bit fake and you only post the good stuff. Life is not an Instagram photo – its gritty, unflattering and a little rough around the edges….

Crunchy Asian Salad

It’s starting to get WICKED HOT in Boston and I can always use more quick, no cook, easy clean up meals for the dog days of summer. The hubby loves Asian flavors so this was a big hit. It held up well the next day for lunch leftovers and will definitely be put in the…

Dorset Vermont – 6 years running

  So for the sixth year running we ventured north to the Dorset Inn  http://www.dorsetinn.com/ I randomly found the place searching for historic inns and we are so lucky to have stumbled upon it. Ohh and they have a Groupon/LivingSocial a lot of the time too, so it helps with the expense (though I take…

Ginger the Dingo 9/22

Meet Ginger our Dynamic Dingo Dog   September 22 is my favorite day: 2011 it brought me a bouncing, furry, big-earred baby. That was day Steve and I picked up Ginger from Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem http://www.northeastanimalshelter.org/ We originally had seen her over the weekend but rational thought made us wait just one minute…