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“Keys, they make it easier to get in and out of doors. So does invisibility.”

“Keys, they make it easier to get in and out of doors. So does invisibility.”

JAROD KINZ The main focus of my blog is obviously the 518 area. I live here, I’ve grown up here and I love blogging about what’s going on here and what I’ve done. Every so often though, I get asked to review a product that […]

#HealthyLivingSpringChallenge

#HealthyLivingSpringChallenge

Did you ever used to watch the game show Supermarket Sweep? Or Guy’s Grocery Games on Food Network?  Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to be a part of something similar at the Healthy Living Market in Wilton Mall. The goal? Make a delicious springtime […]

If you can’t control your almond butter, you can’t expect to control your life.

If you can’t control your almond butter, you can’t expect to control your life.

Bill Watterson (edit) I love peanut butter and one thing I love more is my new favorite thing- almond butter. I checked out the Capital Region Home Show a month or so ago and came across this great local product, Nut-Zez. I got to try […]

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea and that’s kind of the same thing”

“You can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea and that’s kind of the same thing”

I’ve been craving chai lattes lately and I blame it solely on Caffe Vero (1 Canada Street, Lake George) and their delicious beverages. I’ve been familiar with Caffe Vero since their last place in the village but they just got settled at their new place […]

If kids can learn how to make a simple Bolognese sauce, they will never go hungry. It’s pretty easy to cook pasta, but a good sauce is way more useful.

If kids can learn how to make a simple Bolognese sauce, they will never go hungry. It’s pretty easy to cook pasta, but a good sauce is way more useful.

Emeril Lagasse Tuttorosso is pretty much the only brand of tomato products I’ve familiar with. It’s the only label I’ve seen from cooking with my Grandma to cooking with my little cousins. When someone says “Hey, could you pick up a can of tomato paste?” […]

“Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows.”

“Moo may represent an idea, but only the cow knows.”

MASON COOLEY WANNA CHECK OUT PART ONE?– CLICK HERE I had such a great time out in the Finger Lakes with the American Dairy association. On day two, we stopped at Cayuga Milk Ingredients, then Patterson Farm and finally the New York Wine and Culinary Center. […]

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life.

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW First off, I’m going to start this three-part blog post by THANKING the American Dairy Association for the most amazing trip I took to the Finger Lakes this past weekend. I not only learned about dairy farms but how they’re transformed in […]

#NYSDairyTour2014

#NYSDairyTour2014

I’m so excited to have been asked to join the NYS Dairy Tour by the American Dairy Association. I’m not only going somewhere in NY that I’ve never been before but I can’t wait to explore where our milk comes from and to check out […]

“Anyone can drink beer but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer”

“Anyone can drink beer but it takes intelligence to enjoy beer”

STEPHEN BEAUMONT I’m just gonna start off by saying that I love beer so when I see a place in the Capital Region opening up called “World Of Beer,” how do I not try it out? My first thought before going was that they’d probably […]

“Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.”

“Living is like tearing through a museum. Not until later do you really start absorbing what you saw, thinking about it, looking it up in a book, and remembering – because you can’t take it in all at once.”

AUDREY HEPBURN I love museums and I was so happy to make a visit to The Hyde Collection (161 Warren Street, Glens Falls) earlier this year to check out the Ansel Adams exhibit since my mother is a huge fan. I’ve heard of The Hyde […]