Wine for Baking Cookies

The holidays are an extremely busy time of year for me, as they are for most. Between buying all the gifts, decorating, preparing for special Christmas Masses at church and attending all the kids’ activities, it can get downright stressful! As an Italian, I also have the tradition of baking Christmas cookies. Each year we do anywhere from six to eight to 10 different kinds, which takes hours of work.

Wine for Sharing My Workout Journey – Part 1

My fitness journey has been a long and winding one but I’ve learned a great deal over the years. I’m sharing it with my readers in the hopes I can motivate them as so many have inspired me.

Wine for a Hurt Paw

Pets are a lot like children. They need constant care and feeding, playtime, discipline and all your love. They also are not immune to accidents. Saturday afternoon around 4 p.m. we had our first experience with the emergency vet clinic.

An Upstate New York Tradition

Ask anyone who lives in the greater Syracuse area what they do during the last week of summer leading up to Labor Day and their answers may be the same – why, visit the New York State Fair, of course! That’s what we did the other night and we hit all the usual spots, including […]

Sour Grapes (or Lemons)

I haven’t posted since early last week because I’ve been a tiny bit stressed out. In addition to school starting again (for me, not the kids yet!), I’ve been dealing with a new car issue. It’s the worst. I purchased a 2016 Kia Sorento¬†from Fucillo Kia of Clay in May and Aug. 15 it started […]