Wow! What a winter we’re having. This year, the problem is that it just keeps coming and coming. But the good news is that skiing, sledding, and ice skating spots are still in prime condition. How do you spend your snow days? Chuck and I were lucky to spend two weeks in Hawaii the first part of February. Our plan was to miss the worst of winter here in Maine. While we did miss some major storms, we certainly haven’t missed it all. Our first week back, we had five…

Go Wild with Chèvre and Sauvignon Blanc Earthy, spreadable cheeses like goat cheese and Brie are a perfect match for the refreshing and zesty Sauvignon Blancs. Try pairing a lean New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc with a fresh field green salad, topped with a crusty goat cheese crostini, dried cranberries, and a drizzle of honey vinaigrette. You will fall in love with this wild combination. Semi-Hardened Cheeses with Pinot Noir Surprise your beau with an indoor picnic this Valentine’s Day. Pair a versatile Sonoma Valley Pinot Noir with a…

Holidays are all about the family, and this year was no exception for our family. This year we gathered at our house. Our daughters Jenny and Beth were here, as well as our son-in law, Anh, and our grandchildren, Chloe and Liam. They all came from Hiawatha, Iowa! The girls and I spent the whole day on Christmas Eve pampering ourselves with manicures at Ann Le’s Nail Bar, hair styling at Salon Paragon, lunch at DiMillo’s, and make-up applications at The Regency Spa. Then we all went home…