On Blogging

On Blogging

I have worked in and around the online world for almost 30 years now, having an IT background that begins before IT was an acronym and before there was even an “offline” that you could turn on!  I have worked with clients to design their websites and manage their...
Getting Back to the Source

Getting Back to the Source

Quite simply, food messes with our minds. I started writing this blog, thinking about how food at its most basic is a requirement for survival, and beyond that, a source of energy for our bodies and our minds.  Protein, carbohydrates, and fats – all just...
Baskets or Boxes?

Baskets or Boxes?

My son made an innocent comment the other day, comparing my new online business with a local gift basket company, and challenging me as to why I would possibly think of competing with them. Somewhat naive of me perhaps, but I never really considered the gift basket...
Books for Cooks – “Blood, Bones, & Butter”

Books for Cooks – “Blood, Bones, & Butter”

I love reading food & travel books – for inspiration, insight, and escape. I love sitting in my armchair as Anthony Bourdain takes me to some hole in the wall restaurant in Asia, or imagining myself on a bicycle in Russia, drinking tea on the side of the road with...