Baked Fried Green Tomatoes

Love fried green tomatoes? This baked version of the classic has a crispy coating — no frying required! A few weeks ago, I was standing in my parents backyard in Connecticut, surveying their massive tomato plants ....more

Connecticut Lobster Roll: Lake Zoar Drive-In

Connecticut lobster rolls are warm, buttery sandwiches usually served on New England-style hot dog buns. Where can you find the best lobster roll in Connecticut?...more

Quick and Easy Chicken Pizza Wraps

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. When Will met his fifth grade teacher at a school open house recently, he remarked to me that he was happy to see so many familiar faces in school ....more

That Time We Stopped at Cracker Barrel in Georgia

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cracker Barrel for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. A few years ago, we took a road trip from our home in Connecticut to Orlando ....more

Nourishing DIY Avocado Hair Mask

“What’s that awful smell,” my 10-year-old son, Will, asked from outside the bathroom door. Inside, my hair was spun into a green-tinged beehive. With chunks of green ....more

Inside The Beekman Arms, America’s Oldest Inn

Nestled in the quiet village of Rhinebeck, New York, America’s oldest inn has played host to countless notable and important people since opening its doors in 1766. The Beekman Arms isn’t your typical place to stay — but that’s what makes it so special. As a girl growing up in Dutchess County, New York, sometimes.. ....more

Apple Walnut Cake

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of KitchenAid. All opinions and text are mine. Every chance she gets, my daughter Paige, 7, asks to go to the skating rink ....more

Spicy Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone ....more

Boston Restaurants: Union Oyster House

The historic Union Oyster House is located steps from Boston’s Freedom Trail and serves up authentic New England seafood and other tasty fare. When I headed to Boston for work awhile back, I asked friends for recommendations on where to go, what to do and especially what to eat....more

Chicken Fajita Quinoa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson. The opinions and text are all mine. Last night, as my kids and I sat around our dinner table, something struck me: their summer vacation is nearly over ....more