Archives for May 2011

The (Secret) Passage

I guess Anthony and I watched too many episodes of Scooby Doo when we were kids because we would love nothing more than a bookcase secret passage in our next house. We’re avid readers and think this architectural detail would be so much fun.  Gourmet kitchens, wine cellars, and three-car garages would be lost on […]

Weekend Cooking/Eating: ChikaLicious

Last Saturday, my sister and I skipped off to the city for a gastronomic adventure.  Our first stop was Eataly, the 50,000 square foot Italian food emporium, and we followed that up with a trip downtown to a dessert bar. A friend of mine, Katie Ett of Donuts 4 Dinner fame, has been trying to […]

Greetings and Salutations: Armchair BEA

Yep, that’s me!  I’ve been blogging in some capacity since 2007, focusing on books since 2009.  By day I work in a private high school and at night I’m a blogger, reader, and grand champion Skee-ball player.  My husband and I have been together since our salad days in college–1992–and enjoy taking road trips, eating […]