This weekend I was in Madison, Wisconsin, on cheese business. (Yes, really!) Of course a visit to the Dane County Farmers Market, on the state capitol square, was on the agenda. The nation’s largest producer-only farmers market, the square was bustling with people browsing cheese curds, fresh baked goods, local meats, and ample spring produce […]
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May 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment
January 15th, 2013 · Comments Off on Postcard from Grand Central Terminal (NYC)
If there’s one thing the foodie tots love more than food, it’s trains. My late grandfather founded a short line railroad in Maryland, so this is more than a passing fancy in our family. Over the holidays we took an impromptu weekend trip to NYC to see the Angelina Ballerina Very Merry Holiday Musical by […]
July 2nd, 2012 · 1 Comment
Even on the road the foodie tots never pass up a chance to find fresh local food — throw in a hayride and cute farm animals to feed and pet and the kids are delighted. The Queens County Farm Museum is a perfect kid-friendly outing when we visit family in New York. I met up […]
April 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment
The foodie tots and I spent our spring break visiting the kids’ grandparents (my in-laws) in New York — Flushing, Queens, to be exact. In the 10+ years I’ve been coming to visit, we’ve rarely actually stayed in Flushing, so it was nice to do so this time and actually sample the local flavors. The […]
September 6th, 2011 · 6 Comments
watermelon for breakfast … on Whidbey Island, Washington and fabulous coffee, cheese & donuts in Portland, Oregon we rode on planes (4), trains (2), boats (2) and automobiles (many); saw cool critters (at the Oregon Zoo/Multnomah Falls); and there were birthday cakes, too (x 2) & you?
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