Ella’s Fine Food & Drink: A Culinary Must in Westerly, RI

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I am in love with every. single. morsel I ate at Ella’s Fine Food & Drink, located in Westerly, RI. I have driven by the restaurant a million times. I heard great things about their food. Every one in the World knows of Taylor Swift taking cooking lessons with Chef Jeanie Roland. But had I eaten […]

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Nickel & Nickel Wine Dinner at Foxwoods Resort Casino

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Sometimes I surprise my husband, sometimes I do not. He did not seem surprised when we got a spiffed up for a date night, only to find I had the date wrong. The Nickel & Nickel wine dinner was in fact two days  later in the week. Oops. Naturally we could not make date night […]

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Family Vacation 2016 – Portugal Part 1

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My husband was born, and spent the first five years of his life, in Mourilhe, Portugal before his family emigrated to the United States. Once we had children, my husband looked forward to taking our children there to see the different culture, the architecture, and even the home he was born in, but we wanted […]

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Super Simple Summer Supper Solutions: Lemon Dill Compound Butter Recipe

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It is officially Summer 2016. It is also officially crazy herb growing season in our garden (you do recall the annual garden of the past right?). We may have an abundance of herbs, but like you, we do not have an abundance of time, or patience, for making lengthy dinner recipes in the heat. Therefore, I present […]

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Family Fun with Dr. Eureka

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Did you know I am a Science nerd? No really, I have a degree in Science and work in the clinical research field. This means anything related to Science excites me. Therefore, when I was asked if my family wanted to try the game Dr. Eureka, I was intrigued. The premise of the game basically […]

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Opus One Wine Dinner at Foxwoods Resort Casino

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Last week, I grabbed my friend Kim and spent an evening wining and dining her at the Opus One Wine Dinner at Foxwoods Resort Casino. The objective of the evening was to treat us to some of the fabulous wines by Opus One paired with some amazing dishes, and to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of […]

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