Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

Kids’ Party Themes: Taste the Rainbow


My girl Jazzy from Travel Jonez sent me this image of gorgeous rainbow cupcakes thinking that I would like to use them for an upcoming kids' birthday party.  She knows me well. I am in love and already planning a Rainbow-themed bash in my head.

Posted in Entertaining, Events, Parties, Sweet Tooth | 138 Comments »

#BlogHerFood Recap


Me and Charlie I just got back from BlogHer Food in Atlanta and wanted to give you a quick recap.  I was only able to attend the first day of the conference since Hubby's family had a weekend of events planned celebrating a family graduation.  But it was a great first ...

Posted in Events, Food Meets Social Media, Healthy Eating, Hitting the Road, I Got Mad Skillz, jet setting | 84 Comments »

National Harbor 2011 Food & Wine Festival


Ok, this event totally slipped by me! I have no idea how, but I consider it a big #FAIL on my part. Tickets for Saturday are sold out, but I may try to hit it up on Sunday. The agenda looks scrumptious!

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BlogHer Food’11!


Next month, I'll be at BlogHer Food in Atlanta! Besides looking forward to meeting tons of fellow foodies and to hear the latest about food blogging trends, I will also be presenting a session called: Fast, Healthy, Family-friendly: Not the Oxymoron You Might Think! Delicious dinners and “family friendly” need not ...

Posted in Droppin' Knowledge, Events, Healthy Eating, In My Pantry, jet setting, Quickie Meals, social media, wannabe foodie, yo that's dope | 14 Comments »

Sangria and Tapas and Girlfriends, Oh My!


This post is loooong overdue.  {Story of my life.}  Back in February, my buddy Twofer Mom organized a casual blogger tweetup at Jaleo in Bethesda.  It was a fun night out with the bloggy girls. I yakked it up with Jodifur and JessicaNow and Elena and Janine and Joanne and made a ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Events, Food Meets Social Media, Uncategorized | 20 Comments »

Metro Cooking Show – Part 2


Let's see, where were we? Oh yes! Ridiculously tasty BBQ sauce and delicious rum cake.  Up next? Pralines and Dip! Pecan Jack's Amaretto Pralines I confess that while I bought all of the goodies from the Metro Cooking Show for either my family to enjoy or for me to entertain friends.  But ...

Posted in Caribbean Flava, Events, Greek, Media Tour, Sweet Tooth | 2 Comments »

2010 Metro Cooking & Entertaining Show – Part 1


Back in November, I attended the Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show as a member of the Press.*  It was nothing short of a culinary carnival and I was in total foodie heaven.  The main lesson I learned was that for the 2011 show I will make sure to attend both ...

Posted in BBQ, Caribbean Flava, Events, Foodie Favorites, Media Tour | 4 Comments »

Wegman’s, Coke Freestyle and Me


My grocery store situation is woeful. Back in 2004 I actually wrote a letter to the corporate headquarters of my neighborhood grocery store to complain about the sad state of affairs at my local grocery.  Although they've since made substantial improvements, I've longed for a specialty foods store - a ...

Posted in Events, Food News, Media Tour, sponsored post | 3 Comments »

The Metropolitan Cooking & Entertaining Show


About 4 years ago I stumbled across an ad for a cooking show that would be launching in the DC area.  I was intrigued! As a budding foodie, and aspiring apron designer, this was just the sort of event to get me excited. In fact, I was *this close* to ...

Posted in Chefspotting, Entertaining, Events, Foodie Favorites, somethin's cookin', wannabe foodie, yo that's dope | 7 Comments »

Countdown to BlogHer (with Chocolate!)


BlogHer ‘10 is just days away and it’s time for me to get my act together.  This year the pre-BlogHer excitement reached an all new level for me, and I think it’s largely because I’m in a comfortable groove when it comes to my blogging self. ...

Posted in Entertaining, Events, Hitting the Road, jet setting, recipes, sponsored post | 2 Comments »