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15 Reasons Why Stardew Valley is the Perfect Game for Foodies

April 26, 2016

At the beginning of April I was pretty much certain that I was going to need an intervention. The things is, it wasn’t gelato, caramel creams, or even prosecco that I potentially needed to be forcibly removed from. It was the video game Stardew Valley. Do you know about this phenomena? Stardew Valley is this amazing […]

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14 Fancy Foodie Nail Polish Names I Love

June 11, 2012
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I know that a lot of people (myself definitely included) love reading the names of cosmetics and get a kick out of the clever tuns of phrase that are stenciled onto various lipsticks, blush compacts, and eye shadows.  I’ve also noticed that when it comes to my manicure and pedicure addiction the choice of polish is definitely swayed […]

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An Erin Cooks Giveaway: The Eat Boutique New England Gift Box

December 6, 2011
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Please note that this contest is now closed and the winner has been notified. Thank you for all of your nostalgic entries! Snow! Sleigh rides! Mulled wine! Not being able to feel your nose — these are all the things I’ll miss about not being able to be back in New England for Christmas this […]

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My Favorite Foodie Christmas Gifts EVER

November 30, 2011
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It’s officially the time of year when lists begin to take over your life. From sprawling grocery laden post-its containing oodles of eggnog and pounds of flour and butter to harried to-dos scrawled on the back of cocktail napkins reminding you to tip the concierge and get your roots touched up — these litte scraps of paper will […]

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Meet Yummery

September 28, 2009
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Today is an exciting day! I’d like to introduce you all to Yummery. Yummery is very pleased to meet you. You’re probably wondering who Yummery is, right? Well Yummery is a new shopping-centric website for all things food related. As much as I’d like to I can’t take all of the credit for this new […]

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An Erin Cooks Contest: The Gastrokid Cookbook

August 14, 2009
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What exactly is a “gastrokid?” Well the authors of The Gastrokid Cookbook have developed a Gastrokid manifesto that states: Gastrokid: noun. A combination of “gastronomy” (the study of food) and “kid.” Coined by, Hugh Garvey and Matthew Yeomans founders of Gastrokid.com, a Web site popular among parents dedicated to feeding their children the best food […]

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An Erin Cooks Holiday Gift Guide

December 1, 2008
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Buying gifts for friends and relatives during the holidays is never easy. I tend to over think every possible permutation, run out of time, and end up giving hastily purchased gift cards. If it’s the thought that counts then I guess I’m the Queen … just not in the good way. If you have a […]

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Foodie Baby Shower Gift Ideas

August 10, 2008

As I mentioned previously my good friend Meghan is having a baby girl next month. Last weekend I attended her baby shower and I have to say I agonized over what to get her. I knew she would receive oodles of pretty pastel clothes, blankets, and toys so my goal was to find gifts for […]

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