FFF: Melissa Nibbles

TGIF! Today is my last Friday at my job! Can I tell you how scary (and exciting) that is? This time next week I will be kicking off my 3 days of relaxation before I hit the ground running, studying for my wine class mid-term and hard core job hunting. But for now I am just excited about the weekend and week ahead for a few reasons:

1) The Head of the Charles – My husband and I went to the Head of the Charles and Grafton Street for hot chocolate on one of our early dates 7 years ago! (first time he said he loved me Winking smile). It is a great Boston event and one of the last times to be outdoors in bearable weather.

2) Island Creek Oyster Bar – I have been waiting for this oyster haven to open up for a long time, and I can not wait to get there!

3) The Red White Boston event with Pairings Boston on Monday. I’ll be there sipping on a glass of Champagne from the vault for $10 and eating Cabot cheese. Will you join me?

4) The Bauer Wines Howl-o-ween giveaway which closes TONIGHT!

So today’s featured foodie is one of my favorite bloggers. She is sassy, smart, funny, and honest. She dares to write things that I sometimes only think. She has shared her fair share of ups and downs with all of us, and I think we are all better bloggers, readers, and people for it. You may have read her blog in the past, you may read it daily, and if you have never been there, you need to know Melissa Nibbles.

How Long Have You Been Blogging?

I’ve been blogging for a year and two months.

What Is Your Favorite Thing About Blogging?

My favorite thing about blogging is the people. The people I’ve met online have been incredibly supportive, friendly, and are always there for me when I need advice or a cooking tip. I’ve been very fortunate to meet many of these people in person and true, genuine friendships have formed. I’ve had a lot of friends move out of state recently and at the age of 30, it’s hard to meet new people and make new friends. Blog meetups have been a great way for me to meet people that share the same interests that I do. If it weren’t for blogging, I’d probably be sitting home alone on the weekends!

What Is Your Least Favorite Thing About Blogging?

My least favorite thing about blogging is the pressure I put on myself. I want people to enjoy my blog and sometimes it’s tough to come up with things to write about. I used to think I had to post three times a day to be successful, but I’ve relaxed and only post once a day now. I would rather post one quality post than three posts about nothing. I’ve enjoyed blogging more this way and don’t put as much pressure on myself to “perform” anymore.

What Has Been Your Most Fun Post To Write?

The posts that were the most fun to write were my Dear Diary posts. I moved over the summer and found my old diary from middle school in the back of my closet. I thought it’d be hilarious to post some of my most embarrassing entries. Everyone got a kick out of it!



Where Do You See Your Blog This Time Next Year?

This time next year, I hope people are still reading my blog! Seriously though, I’d like to bring more of a “foodie” aspect to my blog. I’d like to take a few cooking classes, attend food festivals, try new restaurants and share those experiences with my readers.

Thank you, Melissa! I truly can not wait to meet you.

If any of you reading now would like to be the next featured foodie, please email me! Happy weekend, all!

  1. Megan’s avatar

    I love Melissa and her blog. You’re right — she’s so sassy and smart. Great foodie feature!

    Happy last Friday! Sounds like you have a lot of great stuff planned. I might try to get down to Head of the Charles too if I can squeeze it in. (Cute story, by the way.)


  2. A Boston Food Diary’s avatar

    Happy last Friday!!!! Soooo excited for you! I cant wait to see where the adventure takes you!

    I love, love, LOVE your story for the Head of the Charles!!!! It’s always one of my favorite events in Boston-though for MUCH different reasons- and Im so sad to miss it this year! Have a great time!

    Melissa Nibbles rocks- great Friday Feature!


  3. Emily’s avatar

    Melissa’s blog is great. I know I will always have a good laugh when I stop by her site. And she tackles real life issues which is a refreshing change from food food food :)


  4. VeggieGirl’s avatar

    Good luck with your last Friday on your job!!

    EXCELLENT choice for FFF – Melissa keeps it real, has great reviews, and is a fabulous blogger. Period.


  5. MelissaNibbles’s avatar

    Happy last Friday!

    Thank you so much for featuring me and thanks for you kind words :)

    Have a great weekend! It looks like you have alot fun things planned!


  6. Jess’s avatar

    It was so nice to finally meet you after a year of readign your blog! We’ll have to get together with @dietitianjanel very sooN! :-)


  7. Daisy’s avatar

    Agreed. Everyone should get into Melissas blog. I just got an email from the Chobani lady that they will be at Head of The Charles. Free yogurt? I am thinking about stopping by. Super cute first I love you story. awww


  8. Michelle’s avatar

    I love that you featured Melissa’s blog! She has been such a breath of fresh air in the world of healthy lifestyle bloggers.

    Have a great time at Head of the Charles! It looks like a beautiful weekend for it!


  9. Nicole’s avatar

    I love friday foodie feature! I hope the last day at your job was good and you are breathing a sigh of relief now!


  10. Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca)’s avatar

    I hope the last day went well!! Have a great weekend!


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