My New Adventure

Guys, I have some super exciting news. The lovely ladies over at COOP have asked me to become their newest food contributor! I couldn’t be more honored or thrilled!  I am lucky to be working with such creative and inspiring women! My introductory post can be found here.  And many many thanks to Hooton ImagesContinue reading “My New Adventure”

2013 In Review (Thanks for a great year, readers!)

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 7,900 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 7 trips to carry that many people. Click here toContinue reading “2013 In Review (Thanks for a great year, readers!)”

This is Thirty-Four

Yesterday was my 34th birthday.  I received a card from my husband which revealed to me that 34 years is 12,419 days.  So often we only think about birthdays in the context of years.  What did we accomplish in that year?  Are we better or worse off than the year prior?  Did we live upContinue reading “This is Thirty-Four”

Restaurant Review: Railcar Modern American Kitchen

Photo credit: Ryan Soderlin/ The World-Herald From time to time, I will write restaurant reviews for the Omaha World-Herald.  I really enjoy doing it; I get to try new restaurants and share my thoughts with readers of the newspaper. Most recently, I reviewed Railcar Modern American Kitchen.  You can read the review here.  Chef JaredContinue reading “Restaurant Review: Railcar Modern American Kitchen”

Our New Orleans Experience

Last week Scott and I spent five days in one of our favorite cities, New Orleans.  We went with two of our closest friends, Sarah and Matthew.  It was their first time to the Crescent City, but Scott and I have had the pleasure of visiting many times.  It was a treat to spend timeContinue reading “Our New Orleans Experience”

Thanksgiving for Two

Growing up, Thanksgiving was always a huge deal with my family.  I recall wading through a veritable sea of aunts, uncles, and cousins just to get to my grandmother’s world-famous (well, Grand Island famous) sage stuffing.  There was nothing I wanted to eat more than that stuffing.  In addition to the stuffing, there were theContinue reading “Thanksgiving for Two”

You Write What You Eat

I wanted to share with you, dear readers, my first professional food-related writing.  I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to write a restaurant review for The Omaha World-Herald.  The restaurant is called Ponzu Sushi and Grill. Huge thanks to my dear friend and food writer Sarah Baker Hansen, for the opportunity.  CheckContinue reading “You Write What You Eat”

One Lovely Blog Award!

I was lucky enough to be nominated by Sweet Little Thang for the “One Lovely Blog” Award!  I feel so honored, given that my blog is new(ish) and there are so many beautiful blogs out there!  So, thank you!! Here are the rules: 1.    Thank the person who nominated you and link back to themContinue reading “One Lovely Blog Award!”