True Story: I Went to a Food Bloggers Conference

Over a year ago my friend Colleen encouraged me to attend the International Food Bloggers Conference (IFBC) in Seattle, a two-day food and wine extravaganza aimed specifically at food bloggers. My fledgling blog had only one or two posts then, and I did not think I was remotely qualified for something that sounded pretty amazing.…

Dine Out: Poppy

My husband and I had dinner at Poppy last weekend, and we were so glad we finally made it there; it’s been on our “to do” list for awhile. I love the name “Poppy”—it just conjures such a sunny, light feeling, don’t you think? Poppy the restaurant, however, conjures something more gastronomically pleasing. You walk…