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Weekend Wrap -Up

Can you believe its June already????  Time flies when you’re having fun.  I don’t think anyone has disproved that theory yet!  This week I’ve really been focused on my return...

Tasteful Tuesday:  Where did all the amazing pastry chefs go?

Spring has officially arrived in the Northeast.  (Thank GOD!) We returned from spring break in Florida last month and were pleasantly greeted by  70 degree weather upon landing at Newark...

Happy Pi Day

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a special Pi Day edition of Plain Jane in a Party Dress favorites on this 3.14 2016.  That’s right people!  We’re...

Tasteful Tuesday – Game Day Play by Play

As I returned to the frozen tundra of New Jersey (just kidding it is 55 degrees in February – that’s a heat wave), I gave some thought to what other...

Tasteful Tuesday – Preparing for the BIG Game

Hope y’all had a wonderful weekend and that if you’re on the east coast you’re all dug out and not flooded out!  By the time we finished shoveling our 21.7...

Molten Lava Cake for the Crock-Pot – Oh YES!

My son’s favorite dessert is molten lava cake.  He makes it his mission to try it at every restaurant that has it on the menu and has been asking me...

Menu Plan No. 7

It’s getting dark and chilly outside when I leave the office now.  That translates into two things: 1. I need to be on the look out for bear, deer, raccoons...

Menu Plan No. 6

Menu Plan No. 6

Where did the week go?  Don’t get me wrong, I am glad the weekend has arrived, but man I have had a whirlwind of a week!  So it is time to take a...

Tea Time

From a rather young age I learned the therapeutic properties of tea.  Not just the drink itself, which offers a ton of health benefits (not to mention the jolt of...

Menu Plan – Sunday Dinner Edition!

Do you try to buy fresh and buy local?  I try to whenever possible.  It is one of the many reasons I love my home town farmers’ market.  Most markets...