Archive for August, 2010

Photo of the Day: Krispy Carolina Kreme

| August 30, 2010 | 8 Comments
Photo of the Day: Krispy Carolina Kreme




The newest Krispy Kreme celebrates Carolina football season with donuts and ice cream donut sundaes.

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El Greco…and the French-Fry

| August 30, 2010 | 5 Comments
El Greco…and the French-Fry




Sunday was a truly an amazing day! I took my mother and my boys who are three and a half years apart (ages 4 years, 10months and 14 months) to the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.  Our visit to this wonderful establishment was fantastic on so many levels and brought about so many first experiences. First,  […]

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Photo of the Day: Running

| August 26, 2010 | 10 Comments
Photo of the Day:  Running




Photo has nothing to do with food (obviously).  I just like it.  ‘Running’.

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Photo of the Day: Aracini

| August 25, 2010 | 8 Comments
Photo of the Day: Aracini




Aracini, fried Sicilian rice balls from Bova’s, an institution for over three generations in Boston’s North End.

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Boston Beanie Baby and Doro Wat What?

| August 25, 2010 | 32 Comments
Boston Beanie Baby and Doro Wat What?




A few months back, I threw my sister a baby shower. I’m showing off this is the hand-sewn quilt I made for the Kid. Well, logic would follow that several months later, a little person has since emerged. So off I went to Boston to meet him for the first time. Bostonians are a loyal […]

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Photo of the Day: Whatcha’ Looking At?

| August 23, 2010 | 6 Comments
Photo of the Day: Whatcha’ Looking At?




Whoopie Pies staring at me at Bova’s, an institution for over three generations in Boston’s North End.

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Egg Noodle Soup on a Grey Sunday

| August 23, 2010 | 14 Comments
Egg Noodle Soup on a Grey Sunday




I love Sundays, but it was a wet Sunday yesterday and I was in no mood to cook. But when I saw those cute faces up from their naps, I could not afford to be lazy. So to make sure that I indulge my laziness (I am sure I am allowed that sometime) yet feed […]

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Photo of the Day: CheapO Travels to Cape Town!

| August 19, 2010 | 4 Comments
Photo of the Day: CheapO Travels to Cape Town!




Need a travel idea? Check out Zomppa’s guest post on CheapOair about Cape Town, South Africa. Cheap Flights is a one-stop-shop to find deals on flight-hotel-car with a great blog about places around the world.

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Guest/We found the “Gold of the Incas”!

| August 19, 2010 | 11 Comments
Guest/We found the “Gold of the Incas”!




We are excited to welcome Guest Contributor Liliana Valle, Chief Fusioneer of Mistti, the Peruvian-inspired gourmet bakery. Liliana Valle is a social entrepreneur and creative baker of Alfajores – yes, those trend-setting Alfies. Mistti does corporate affairs, weddings, showers…you name it! We hope to hear from Liliana and Mistti more often at Zomppa. More popular […]

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Out of Office: Auto-Reply 2

| August 18, 2010 | 4 Comments
Out of Office: Auto-Reply 2




I, too, am on vacation!  I am on vacation from work, from the 24 hour news cycle, from Facebook (sort of), and I am on vacation from cooking for myself OR the KIDS!! Woohoo!  I am enjoying myself on the beach, enjoying eating out and because there are a bunch of us here I’m enjoying […]

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