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Kelli and Sarah at Don Antonio’s

Before Broadway, once more, at Don Antonio’s. Since it was Kelli’s first time, we got the classic “fried” pizza.   And for Sarah, ever the picky eater, we went with a white pizza with roasted grape tomatoes. Both were delishy! […]

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Breakfast at the Art Cafe

Boo, Kelli and I took the kids for pancakes. And cappuccinos. For us, that is. Delishy, all. Related posts: Nyack Garden Club Plant Sale and a Breakfast at the Art Cafe Breakfast at Art Cafe Breakfast at the Art Cafe […]

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Halloween Hayride

Kelli and Patrick invited us along for a Harvest Hayride at the park in Irvington. The kids had a ball. Even Sam. Related posts: Halloween at the Farm Supper with the Kids at Umami in Croton Easter Dinner No. 2: […]

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Pre-Theater at Brasserie Athenee

This is not a food recommendation. But if you’re going to the theater, and you just want a quick drink and a little something to hold you over, Brasserie Athenee is a pretty darn convenient spot. There is a nice […]

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Member-Guest Golf with Kelli and Patrick

Kelli and Patrick invited us to play a twilight scramble of 9 holes during their member-guest. We nearly won the tournament… missed by only two strokes. Darn! Related posts: To Kelli and Patrick’s for Steaks Wild Card Saturday at Kelli […]

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Velo and OVI with S&W and K&P

Sarah and Wilson and Kelli and Patrick and I went out for dinner on Saturday night. That was a bad idea. We couldn’t get a reservation anywhere. We ended up at Velo for drinks and then headed to OVI for […]

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Lunch for Samantha

After Sam’s christening, we came back to SCF for a small buffet lunch. I’m still learning how to balance being a mom, a hostess and a blogger, so you’ll forgive me that there aren’t many good photos. We’ll get there […]

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Samantha’s Baptism

Samantha was baptized the first Sunday after Easter at Grace Episcopal Church in Nyack. Our friend Alan, who is a priest, performed the ceremony, and Kelli and Patrick became her Godparents. Sarah and Rory stood up with their parents, too. […]

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Hugh Turns 5!

I can’t believe it’s been five years since little Hughie, our godson, was born. Five years ago, he was a little bundle in my arms. Today, he’s blowing candles out on a Star Wars cake.   Related posts: Our Godson […]

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Back at the OVI

Sam and I joined Kelli, Sarah and Hugh for an early Friday supper at the OVI. The kids had cheeseburgers and grilled cheese. Kelli and I had pizza and wings. Sam had milk. My favorite part of the evening was […]

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Sewing Stockings with Auntie Kel

Kelli and I are taking on a little Christmas project. Some years it’s Buche de Noel; other years, it’s cookies. This year, it’s stockings. At least we’re hoping it is! We got started the other day at Kelli’s house. Related […]

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Dinner at Wasabi: Sushi at Last!

The last time we were at Wasabi was the night before I got pregnant with Sam. We knew chances were I wouldn’t be eating sushi for a long, long time, so we had a bit of an extravaganza. Appropriate, then, […]

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Lunch at Lanie Lou’s in Blauvelt

You’d never expect to find great food in a strip mall near the railroad tracks in Blauvelt. But there you have it. At Lanie Lou’s, they roast their own turkey, bake their own bread and make desserts from scratch. And […]

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At the Beach with the Girls

We got a winner of a weekend to spend with the girls. The first night’s magic hour was killer. Related posts: At the Beach in Amagansett Sushi with the Girls To the Beach! Lettie’s Beach on the North Fork

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Supper at Tarry Lodge

Another fun trip to Tarry Lodge, by the request of Sarah. Kelli and Patrick star, too. Related posts: Lunch at Tarry Lodge in Port Chester Supper with the Kids at Umami in Croton Dinner with Chris and Rory at Tarry […]

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Rory’s First Communion

We celebrated Rory’s first communion with Kelli and Patrick and their family. Here’s the guest of honor with his delicious cake: Related posts: Easter Dinner No. 2: The O’D’s Wild Card Saturday at Kelli and Patrick’s Our Godson Hugh Turns […]

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Easter Dinner No. 2: The O’D’s

Kelli and Patrick were the gracious hosts of Easter Dinner No. 2. Three families gathered around the dining room table, and Patrick’s ham was the centerpiece of a lovely spring meal. Related posts: Easter Dinner No. 1: Les Gilberts Christmas […]

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Pre-Theater Dining at Gallo Nero

A warm spring evening. Tickets to “Anything Goes.” A sip and a snack with my friend Kelli. How lucky are we! Related posts: Pre-Theater Dining at Pam Real Thai in Midtown Excellent Pre-Theater Dining at Toloache in Midtown Pre-Theater Supper: […]

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Our Godson Hugh Turns Four!

SCF fans may remember way back when we welcomed Hugh into this world: Welcome, Hugh Edward O’Donnell. Things have sure changed! (Check out how he’s grown over the years!) Hugh is four years old now, and celebrated with a party […]

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Brunch with Kelli at Cienega

Greg and I went to Kelli and Patrick’s church on Sunday morning to see the little ones in their Christmas pageant. Rory was a shepherd and Sarah and Hugh were sheep. Unfortunately, they shed their costumes faster than you could […]

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Sips and Snacks at Benjamin Steakhouse

If I told you there was an excellent steak at Benjamin Steakhouse in Hartsdale, you probably wouldn’t be surprised. The owners,Benjamin Prelvukaj and chef Artruo McLeod, are alums of Peter Luger in Brooklyn. But what would you say if I […]

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The Great Jack-O’-Lantern Blaze

Each year during October, Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton-on-Hudson sets up thousands of Jack O’Lanterns on its property. It really is a sight. Related posts: Supper with the Kids at Umami in Croton The Great Nyack House Tour Pork Chops, […]

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Supper with the Kids at Umami in Croton

Supper didn’t turn out quite as we’d hoped at Umami in Croton-on-Hudson. We got there just 10 minutes after Kelli and Patrick, but weren’t able to get our dinners in time before we had to leave for the Great Jack-o’-Lantern […]

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At the Beach in Amagansett

Here are a few photos from an afternoon spent relaxing on the beach in Amagansett. One of the most beautiful places on the planet. Related posts: Back at the Beach Lettie’s Beach on the North Fork Clam Bar at Napeague […]

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Breakfast at City Limits Diner

Kelli and Hugh met me for an early morning breakfast at City Limits Diner. I got the house-smoked salmon. Boy was it tasty. Related posts: Lunch at Rockport Diner Breakfast at Nebo Lodge Breakfast with Local Strawberries and Fresh Goat […]