New Year's Resolutions and 2019 Staycation Recap (including food and drink)…

Happy New Year all! I hope you rang in the New Year with celebration ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ and surrounded by those you love โค. Now that we’ve entered 2020, I’m wondering whether anyone else created a resolution? I’ve made a few related to the foodie journey I’m sharing with you and as I shared in my New…

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Happy New Year & Welcome New Decade

Can you believe we are days away from welcoming 2020 ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽŠ. This was a year of adulting milestones for me because my husband and I celebrated 10 years of marriage, 10 years in our beautiful tudor home and my 2003 Nissan Altima hit the 200K marker (don’t worry, JLo is a champ and is running…

Friday Night Nachos

On Friday nights, I’m usually not a fan of creating a full meal and we typically opt for charcuterie or a dip, like my Pimento Cheese or Buffalo Chicken. Nachos are now making their way into our rotation and boy are they satisfying and delicious ๐Ÿ˜‹ The reason I’m loving nachos is because they’re a…

Summer afternoons at the club ๐Ÿ˜‰

My husband is a member at The Oaks in Somersworth, New Hampshire and today I’m spending some time sharing all the delicious food we experienced at The Oaks Grille & Deck this summer. I absolutely LOVE this place โค, the view is fabolous and the food is equally amazing. I can be quite critical of…

100th Post Reflection

This post is my 100th blog about food and drinks I enjoy ๐Ÿ˜‹! And in celebration of this milestone, I wanted to thank all my readers and share some reflections on my journey, as well as my plans and goals for the future of this site! I think that reflection covers it! From the bottom…

Some of my favorite restaurants in Dover, New Hampshire

I found this weekend to be particularly hard and I’m incredibly saddened by the hate in our society. I won’t spend time sharing my political views because this blog is focused on yummy “eats” & “treats”. Much of the food I feature here is inspired by great chefs that cook from their heart and heritage….

The Perfect Grilled Cheeseburger

Last Sunday I saw Jim Gaffigan’s segment on Sunday Morning about cheeseburgers being in “grave danger” and it prompted me to reflect on my own cheeseburger consumption ๐Ÿค” I am with everyone out there, I love a great sloppy cheeseburger; but Jim might have a point. As he stated, “To put it bluntly we need…

July 4th Eats & Treats

Our nation’s birthday, which is a great holiday for yummy festivities with friends and family while enjoying the summer weather โ˜€๏ธ Today I’m featuring some of my favorite 4th of July cocktails and bites to help you prep for your celebration ๐Ÿ‘ Some of the picks in this post have already appeared on Jackie’s Eats…

These are a few of my favorite “Eats” & “Treats”

It’s my birthday weekend and I’ll be spending it in great company for fiestas ๐ŸŽ‰; therefore, my Saturday post is focused on a few of my favorites recipes and posts with the condition that nothing would mean more to me on my birthday then to know what you have loved on my site, please and…

Food Reflection/Prep/Plan: Summer Week 1

What a week! My garden went in, the pool is blue, and the inspirational juices are flowing heading into summer! I’m most excited for my tomatoes and greens. The chili verde tomatoes are a hybrid from Wentworth Greenhouses and are magical. We use these tomatoes in salsa verde and gazpacho. The Lemon Plum, Grape and…

Summer Kick-off and Craft Beer

This week’s prep, planning and reflection will be focused on SUMMER ๐ŸŒž. Oh summer, I have missed you and whenever you’d like to arrive, I’m ready ๐Ÿ‘. All jokes aside, this has been a rough spring in New England, but I’m hopeful since this is the unofficial summer kick-off weekend and the weather seems to…

Weekly Reflection & Plan

This past week was full of ham inspired dishes and I documented each dish because I amazed myself with the deliciousness of each meal and how far you can stretch ham leftovers. HOLD ONTO THIS POST IF YOU HAVE A HAM LEFTOVERS AFTER A HOLIDAY MEAL!!!! Sunday Easter Instant Pot Pineapple Honey Ham & Creamy…

10 Week Reflection and Easter Plan

Funny reflection from last night, WordPress and Facebook do a great job providing bloggers with stats related to reach, engagement, likes and views. It’s actually amazing insights because I can see what readers and fans are enjoying and it also makes me giddy because I’m really enjoying delivering my content. Anyways, yesterday evening while sitting…