Sailing Away

This Sunday, my daughter and I leave the boys behind and head east for a sailing trip with our Connecticut cousins.  We'll make our way from Cape Cod to Martha's Vineyard, then spend a long weekend in Edgartown.  I've been eagerly anticipating this trip from the moment we planned it and can't believe it's actually … Continue reading Sailing Away

Kale and Chickpea Salad with Honeyed Almonds and Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

  Isn't this French kale beautiful?  I know, I know - the words kale and beautiful don't normally sit side by side in the same sentence, but the dark green and purple all ombréd together and those perfect, rounded ruffles make it the ODLR of the vegetable world.I brought the above kale home from Elawa … Continue reading Kale and Chickpea Salad with Honeyed Almonds and Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

This Weekend: Bike Races, Food Trucks, and 16 Candles – The Glencoe Grand Prix

The forecast is 80 degrees and sunny for this Saturday's 8th annual Glencoe Grand Prix!  Come to picturesque Glencoe for the bike races - both amateur and professional - and stay for the food and fun.  Or come for the food and stay for the races and fun.  One of the great additions to this … Continue reading This Weekend: Bike Races, Food Trucks, and 16 Candles – The Glencoe Grand Prix