Dining In on New Year

Dining In on New Year’ Eve? No travel required.

Many times the best things are right under your nose. Thought about dining in on New Year’s Eve?  Fab idea, no travel required. So, this NYE we dined at home with a menu that delighted our senses.  Crab cakes with remoulade sauce, caesar salad, roasted rack of lamb, beef tenderloin and Pot de crème.  Oh, […]

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World Community: A note of thanks

World Community: A note of thanks

When I started this blog almost a year ago, I did so with a passion for destinations, travel and hidden gems discovered along my journeys.   At this time I want to thank all those individuals that have followed, liked, and commented on my blog. Since starting My Blog I’ve added two more categories: food and lifestyle. […]

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Avgolemono Soup

Avgolemono Soup – Best Greek Food to make at home

Avgolemono Soup Recipe There is a Greek Diner in Alexandria, VA and they made the best Avgolemono soup in the tri-state area.  Since new restaurants have arrived on the scene in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia, Avgolemono soup has become an easy to find item on menus.  However, I’ve never thought about making the […]

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Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding Sharing this dessert with the world community because it is over-the-top delicious.  Love chocolate, croissants and butter?  Say no more, this dessert will make everyone smile.

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Ciabatta Stuffing is mandatory!

Ciabatta Stuffing is mandatory!

Holidays embrace traditions with family, friends and loved ones.  Although, I do believe that starting new traditions are a wonderful way to add your own signature to the special time of the year. A few years ago I started making   Ciabatta Stuffing for the holidays. Ciabatta Stuffing  Not only has it been incredibly delicious, I […]

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Mon Père Travel Pillow

Mon Père Travel Pillow

Sleeping sitting up is nearly impossible – car, bus, plane, kids – you name it – Economy class is difficult with long distance traveling.  This travel pillow may just be the best invention I’ve seen yet. Check out this new travel pillow from MonPère: http://www.monpere.co/blog/ And, yes, I’ve signed up on their site to purchase one. […]

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Charleston, South Carolina: 72 hours to get acquainted

Charleston, South Carolina: 72 hours to get acquainted

Long weekends are awesome get-aways. It doesn’t require seven vacation days – just a Thursday through Sunday – short flight or driving distance and become acquainted with your new destination. Charleston, South Carolina is on my agenda.  Some highlights prior to the journey: Hotel reserved: The Vendue Hotel Bike rentals: Yes, include with our hotel […]

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Olde Good Things: Repurposed Water Meters

Olde Good Things: Repurposed Water Meters

Olde Good Things Living in Capitol Hill, DC is perfect in so many ways. There’s an energy to the city, Union Station (Amtrak’s headquarters) makes travel very easy and the District is served by three airports: DCA, IAD and BWI.  The nation’s capitol is within walking distance, museums are free, ethnic restaurants within reach, street […]

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Words and meanings

Words and meanings – Diverse interpretations rule the dayl!

Words…..Meaning behind the Meaning I started this board quite some time ago on Pinterest.  As life takes many twists and turns, I started this collection as an inspiration, a motivator, a medicine to soothe my soul when life challenges me the most.  Delivering training while working in Philadelphia, it became quite apparent that experiences shape […]

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Denmark

Denmark

Visit Denmark Let me first say my interest and passion for this Nordic country started with business travel to Aarhus, Copenhagen, Aalborg, Billund (home to Legos), Odder and Lystrup.  The Danes were open, hospitable and interested in learning about me and more about the United States. Equally impressive were the open forum business meetings where […]

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