• Book Review & Giveaway: The Smartest Woman I Know

    Dena November 3, 2011

    Recently, my friends at TLC asked me to review this sweet little book. It is an ode written by a 75-year old granddaughter, to her long-gone grandmother, Ettie. The book is a beautiful tribute full of cute quips. Ettie Goldberg was the wife of a candy shop owner. She and her husband, Mr. Goldberg, raised the author & her sister when their mother died and their “no good father” disappeared.…

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  • Dining in Paris

    Dena November 9, 2010

    In September, I spent five glorious days exploring Paris, France. My time there was a dream come true. This post is my meager attempt to summarize the succulent (and the not-so-succulent) side of the City of Light. Day 1 After my long flight, from Newark,…

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