• Dining Out

    Food With Friends

    March 23, 2015

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    Hi, guys! How was your weekend? Mine was filled with good friends, good food, and plenty of good times! It was truly a wonderful weekend. On Saturday night, we had a couple of friends over for pizza night. Mal whipped up some homemade dough (recipe from the Bread Baker’s Apprentice), which was surprisingly easy to make. He […]


    Save the Date: March 23-April 3

    Hello, hello! A friend of mine, who works for the Quincy Chamber of Commerce, asked me if I wanted to feature one of the participating restaurants in their Taste Quincy Restaurant Week on CNC, which starts next week and runs for TWO WEEKS (March 23 – April 3), and I was all about it. A couple of important/awesome details: Lunch 2 […]


    Joyriding at Jordan’s

    March 18, 2015

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    Quinn had his first joyride yesterday! (I realize “joyride” typically refers to stealing or recklessly driving a car, but I assure you, Quinn drove responsibly and purely for enjoyment.) Rewind to Christmastime  My mom wanted to update her living room, so she talked about getting new slipcovers for her couch and loveseat. My sister and I considered buying them for her […]



    I saw this “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me” piece in last week’s US Weekly, and I thought it would make a fun blog post, so here goes! I’m happiest when I’m with my boys. … especially if it involves relaxing outside on a sunny day and drinking iced coffee. I’ve always wanted to […]



    Six years ago today, I married my best friend, who also just happens to be a handsome devil. Lucky me! To celebrate our anniversary, Mal and I got all dressed up this afternoon, left Q with his Mimi and Papi, and went out to lunch together. Last week, the nice folks from Caffe Tosca invited me to lunch, so […]


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    Mal, Q, Murphy, and I woke up bright and early, so we took advantage of the cool morning hours and went to the park together for the first time as a family. Mal and I stopped for iced coffees on the way (obviously) and then we walked with Q and Murph for about 45 minutes […]


    Row With It

    May 28, 2014


    Hello, hello! How’s your day going so far? Breakfast I started my morning with my favorite breakfast of the moment: cinnamon raisin toast with Teddie Peanut Butter and banana slices and a glass of Marylou’s white chocolate chip iced coffee with almond milk. Delish! After breakfast, I did a bunch of work and then headed […]