Tag Archives: Long Island

My Family Went to Puerto Rico and…

Some of our family moved to Puerto Rico last year. They are loving the Puerto Rican island lifestyle -and they are not at all missing the Long Island lifestyle!! Part of us had hoped they would miss it. But we … Continue reading

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day has a lot of tradition for me. It’s always about the local parade. Can’t beat those Firemen in their dress blues!! The first time I went to the parade I had just left my husband. My girls were … Continue reading

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It’s Finally Spring and I Am Craving Rose

Wow – it was a rough fall and winter here in New York and especially on Long Island. The warmer, milder weather has been a long time coming. But this weekend, so far, has finally brought a break. I think … Continue reading

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On a Mission

I am a woman on a mission. Wine Salt. Red Wine Cake and now… Biscotti with Wine!!! I am on a quest for all things wine.  You all know the old saying – ” I cook with wine – sometimes … Continue reading

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A few weeks ago I experienced a storm that has devastated, destroyed and forever changed the landscape and the lifestyle of a place I call home. Long Island is a place that I have lived and loved my entire life. … Continue reading

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Brancott Estate at The Beach House Restaurant

I dread the bite of winter and savor the lingering warmth of Indian summer. We took a tour on the bike along the South Shore of Long Island and ended up in Patchogue. If you know Long Island,  then you … Continue reading

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Beach Thoughts

  I went to the beach today for the first time in many years. Yes- I live on an island. Yes- I love the beach but somehow…. time and life got in the way. I have many happy memories of … Continue reading

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