Master Your Holiday Meal!

On Set with Brian Dunn, Corporate Development Chef of Roche Brothers at Gordon's Fine Wine and Liquor

‘Tis the season for big family dinners and holiday entertaining!  Are  you hosting this year?  If you are looking for some last minute inspiration for your holiday meals, check out the Master Your Holiday Meals web cooking series that Brian Dunn, Corporate Development Chef at Roche Bros and I put together with 5 home cooks across Massachusetts! […]

Car Seat Safety 101 TONIGHT! 9/25 9pm EST #UPPAchat

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    Tonight is a big night!  Join me and UPPAbaby on Twitter tonight 9/25 at 9pm EST (6pm PST) for the Car Seat Safety 101 Chat #UPPAchat!  Child Passenger Safety is a topic that AJ and I are passionate about and are thrilled that UPPAbaby is facilitating this important conversation.  A lot of you […]

Buckling Up for Parenthood: Reflecting on Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week

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PSA: New and Expecting Parents ~ mark your calendar! For more information on Car Seat and Child Passenger Safety, join UPPAbaby’s Child Passenger Safety Advocate, Daniella Brown @UPPAcpsa and me @MC3Anna next Wednesday September 25th 9pm EST/ 6pm PST on Twitter #UPPAchat!  Bring your questions and join the Twitter Q&A.  The chat will be a great opportunity for […]

BDC Style Watch: Living Room Design with Dennis Duffy

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Dennis Duffy of Duffy Design Group shares with us a beautiful living room in Weston, MA.  I LOVE that the Client’s original inspiration came from a hotel suite in San Francisco.  Can’t we all think of a hotel room we wanted to go “Eloise” over?!  I love the reminder that inspiration for our homes can come anywhere, […]

September Roasted Peach Cake

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I’m 34 weeks pregnant and love the extra 300+/day calories the pregnancy books all agree I should be consuming!  It’s September in New England and peaches are ready for  pickin’.  This Peach Cake is a dense and moist homage to the dog days.   The majority of the peaches are roasted off in the oven […]

BDC StyleWatch: Designing a Small Space

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This week on BDC StyleWatch, we talk fine dining in a small city apartment.  Sally Wilson of Wilson Kelsey Design shared with me some great choices she made in a Client’s beautiful Back Bay apartment.  The Client loves to entertain (she is also a MasterChef fan!) so nothing was to be overlooked in the kitchen […]

Pineapple Coconut “MockMosa”

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AJ and I are expecting a baby boy this October!  I am finally lacing up my MasterChef boot straps and reclaiming my Brave Apron after months of “non bloggable” dishes.  Thanks Annie’s Mac and Cheese and Trader Joe’s Corn Bread for getting me through the first few months- I’ll see you again in a couple years.  Alas, […]

Oh MAMA! AJ and I are “fluent” in Italian

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This past Spring, AJ and I took our dream trip to Italy!  We  literally ate our way across Rome, Positano and Abruzzo.   Among our culinary adventures was a 7 day 7 night all inclusive culinary program with Leonardo de Flaviis at Abruzzo 1.  Leonardo has since become a wonderful friend and AJ and I daily […]

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