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LA CREMAILLERE: WE CAME FOR THE BREAD, NOT THE GROUPON.

LA CREMAILLERE: WE CAME FOR THE BREAD, NOT THE GROUPON.   The old institution La Cremaillere is apparently trying new things. One of them is Groupon. The other is management. I don't know if it ... Read More

BEFORE AND AFTER: LET US BREAK BREAD: THE ART OF CHALLAH

BEFORE & AFTER: LET US BREAK BREAD. THE ART OF CHALLAH AMERICA MADE CRUNCHY PEANUT BUTTER & STRAWBERRY JAM ON HOME BAKED CHALLAH The tradition of breaking bread surrounds a family table. Gener... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: LET OUT SOME STEAM

BEFORE & AFTER: LET OUT SOME STEAM BEFORE: I don't always know what I am going to do with something when I see it for the first time.  I bought this vintage trunk for less money the miles I ima... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: JIFFY MUFFIN MIX TAKES A HIT: BACON CORN MUFFINS W/CRANBERRIES & WALNUTS.

"I didn't think I had it in me to write two consecutives blogs on food, then it snowed and I got hungry."--Samantha Knapp MAPLE BACON CORNMUFFINS WITH CRANBERRIES & WALNUTS BEFORE & AFTER: JIF... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER: GRID IRON GRUB FOR THE PATRIOTS

NEW ENGLAND CLAM CHOWDER: GRID IRON GRUB FOR THE PATRIOTS It was the last time New England and Sunday Football will be paired this season and the first time this year I decided on making this hearty ... Read More

A WEEK IN INSTAGRAM: 1 IN 75 MILLION USERS

 A WEEK IN INSTAGRAM: ONE IN 75-MILLION DAILY INSTAGRAM 75-MILLION USERS DAILY I AM ONE I got board on call waiting and rechecked my instagram. Of the 75-million users daily, I am one. 35% of the use... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: A CUT ABOVE THE REST

BEFORE & AFTER: A CUT ABOVE THE REST  BRIMFIELD ANTIQUE SHOW I BRAKE FOR YARD SALES @laraspencer A few times a year, (May, June and September) the opportunity to shop the Brimfield Antique Show ... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: THE TIGERLILY’S TEST KITCHEN PRESENTS GRID-IRON GRUB

MIX IT UP... SUPER BOWL SUNDAY EAT WELL The Super Bowl is less than a month away and less than a month from the first day of the year when you pledged to eat right and loose weight. According to the N... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: THE BEST OF 2013 Here Comes the Night

BEFORE & AFTER: THE BEST OF 2013 The first blog of the new year gave me writers block. It is hard to let go of 2013. It was a stand out year. It gave birth to Arcade Fire's, "Here Comes The Night ... Read More

BEFORE & AFTER: SAMANTHA KNAPP, FILM CRITIC “DON JON”

SAMANTHA KNAPP INTERIOR DECORATOR, FILM CRITIC, DOG HOLDER LONNY.COM NOV. 2013 BEFORE & AFTER: SAMANTHA KNAPP, FILM CRITIC "DON JON" Introducing Samantha Knapp, film critic.  I share so much of... Read More