A Killer In Your Fridge ~ Sweet Poison…A MUST READ

A killer in your fridge- A must read! Rhonda Gessner In October of 2001, my sister started getting very sick. She had stomach spasms and she was having a hard time getting around. Walking was a major chore. It took everything she had just to get out of bed; she was in so much pain….

Benefits of Choosing Grass Fed

With the grilling season in full swing I thought what a helpful post on why to choose Grass Fed. The classic idiom “you are what you eat” applies just as well to cows as it does to humans, and there are some pretty significant differences in the quality of red meat based on how the…

Love Letter To Central NY And Photographer’s Props

Originally posted on Dunga Brook Diary:
I am nervous as hell but, as they say, the iPhoneography show must go on! If you are in the area, please come to the Cherry Branch Gallery this Saturday for my LOVE LETTER to central New York…5-7 pm opening reception (with booze and music, too) ********************************************** Cherry Branch…

Iphoneographic Map To My Interior Monologue and A Sliver of Ginsberg

Originally posted on Dunga Brook Diary:
““Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” ~Allen Ginsberg Thank YOU Cherry Branch Gallery for making this cool fold out brochure for my iPhoneography show. Cherry Branch Gallery presents Vicki Whicker’s iPhoneography- Dunga Brook Diary: A Year of Seeing Differently Saturday, April 6th, 2013…. Cherry Valley, NY- Cherry…

The Fabulous Beekman Boys Weigh In On iPhoneography

Originally posted on Dunga Brook Diary:
“It seems like virtually every employee that finds their way to Beekman 1802 has creative streak that cannot be suppressed. Even the long days and hard work at a fast-growing company cannot deter. At Beekman 1802, we love to see artists and artisans that interpret the traditional in a…

The beginnings of our family produce garden

We have started the beginning of a wonderful family garden. Produce galore is what I’m dreaming of and hopefully just a few months away. I’m so very thankful to our friend Darin for the help & excavator. Also bringing in one of his friends that this is what he does for a living. Also, my…

Slow Roasted Marinara Sauce

One does not grow old at the table The aromas throughout the kitchen bring me back to Italy. Strolling the streets of Florence and taking in these scents in that moment. I had no idea I would remember them this well. Reminiscing of how the lifestyle is; food is everything to Italians. It is so…

My love for chevron; my passion for creating

As I was given these chairs by my mom. They have been in our family for years. She knew I had to give them some love and a makeover. She was just fine with that. What I loved most about these chairs was the real brass wrapped on the very edge of the legs. Touches…

Celebrating 23 years together with our favorite boys

Celebrating 23 years with my best friend and favorite boys was endless joy and full of lots of laughter. Cirque is always so entertaining and have never seen a bad performance. We knew this is the way we wanted to celebrate our anniversary .

A stormy evening calls for comfort culinary eats

As looking out at the stormy weather & water so ever choppy. My son Bren says “can we have some warm tortillas with chicken and cheese for dinner?” It was not the plan for dinner, however it was a easy switch. As the tortilla dough is resting I prepared the barbecue chicken, Beechers handmade cheese,…

Homemade Mozzarella

Yes! I did it… After hearing of this amazing newer restaurant in Portland (only open a few years). The incredible, over the top reviews of the sandwich that has homemade mozzarella. -Mind you it is also known for the soups. “Portland Soup Company.” The reviews have gone viral. Always a line and never a lull….