Friday Foodie Feature

Why does it always seem that short weeks feel REALLY long? I am happy to watch this past work week fade away and to tackle a fun weekend ahead. Other than a late Saturday brunch with friends and some volunteering at the MSPCA, my plans are few. How about you?

Last night, we finally received our beautiful new Vissani wine refrigerator. As part of stocking the fridge, I also decided to catalogue all of our wine. Something like oh, 80 bottles later, I was done. I am going to do a separate post on our home wine list and keeping your home sufficiently stocked this weekend, so stay tuned. It was actually a lot of fun and not as time consuming as I had imagined! It made me realize we have a lot of wine from California, New England, and Sicily but not from too many other places. Must expand wine horizons.

It has been awhile since I have done a Friday Foodie Feature due to some fun and bloggable Thursday night events (Vino Voyage, Boston Wine Exchange tasting, to name a few) and I am excited to bring back the feature with a blogger many of you love, Tina from Carrots ‘n’ Cake! Tina’s was the first blog I ever read and was one of the blogs that inspired me to start blogging. I have had the opportunity to hang out with her a few times, and she is just as fun and down to earth as she seems in her blog, the perfect balance of healthy and fit with fun.  She is always super busy and working hard, and I am happy she had the time to be featured here today!

 

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How long have you been blogging?

Just about 2.5 years now. It’s crazy how time flies when you’re having fun!

What is your favorite thing about blogging? Least favorite?

My favorite thing about blogging is the community. I have met so many
incredible people and learned so much from the blog world. My least
favorite thing about blogging is the mean/negative comments. (What’s
the point?)

What has been your most fun blog post to write?

The post announcing that I resigned from my full-time job at Harvard.
The photo still cracks me up!

http://carrotsncake.com/2009/10/i-resigned.html

Where do you see your blog this time next year?

Hopefully, it will be trucking along at the same pace!

Is there anything else about your blogging experience you would like to share?

I never planned for blogging to become such a big part of my life, but
I’ve enjoyed nearly every minute of the adventure!

If you haven’t been to Carrots ‘n’ Cake, you should definitely go on over for your fix of healthy, delicious meals, fun workouts, beer, wine, and other fun.

Don’t forget that I will announce the winner of my wine and cheese giveaway tomorrow!

What are your weekend plans?

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  1. Evelyn @ cheers2healthy’s avatar

    coool i love tina from CNC!

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  2. Nicole, RD’s avatar

    2 1/2 years of blogging…wow! That’s great! The mean comments are so unnecessary, I agree!

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  3. Anne @ Food Loving Polar Bear’s avatar

    I’ve been following Tina too, yay! I like her blog a lot :)

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  4. Simply Life’s avatar

    I’m with you – these short weeks seem to take forever! Great guest post!

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  5. Rebecca @ How the Cookies Crumble’s avatar

    Oh so jealous of your new wine fridge. I have a pretty fancy wine cellar myself, it’s called – under the stairs. I often stock it with fine wines like Two Buck Chuck. :-)

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  6. Magic of Spice’s avatar

    How fun, really enjoyed this:)

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  7. Cookin' Canuck’s avatar

    I’m looking forward to checking out Tina’s blog. Love her “resigning from the job” photo.

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  8. The Chocolate Priestess’s avatar

    Why would someone leave mean comments? Don’t parents teach their children manners any more or are we allowed to just forget those when we become adults or when we are online?

    Someone should keep me updated on these things.

    Good interview by the way!

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    1. traveleatlove’s avatar

      Luckily I have never gotten mean comments, but I have definitely seen them on Tina’s blog and on the blogs of some of the other longer term bloggers! Most often anonymous, of course!

      Reply

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