Hiyah Bars | Protein for kids

Hiyah Bars |  Protein for kids
As a parent, especially a parent of a very active 9 year old, as well as a finicky 2 year old, I’m always trying to find something, ANYTHING, to provide my boys with appropriate nutrition, especially protein. After all, they’re both growing boys! They need their protein! My older son is very active, loves playing...

Le Diner en Blanc comes to Baltimore

Le Diner en Blanc comes to Baltimore
Doing what I do here on Slow Down and Savor, I receive quite a few press releases daily in my email  from a variety of sources, (Which is awesome, keep em coming!) be it from restaurants, meal delivery services, event planners, etc. I love getting the chance to learn of new events, menus and the like...

Top 5 Reasons to Visit The Poconos

Top 5 Reasons to Visit The Poconos
For some reason, my husband has had a pretty serious fixation on wanting to visit The Pocono Mountains up in PA. I’d been a few times growing up, but only in the winter for skiing, when The Poconos is truly hopping. It’s a popular destination for those who love the ski slopes and all that jazz,...

Litehouse Foods #SeeTheLite

Litehouse Foods #SeeTheLite
I was lucky enough to be invited to an amazing event last Thursday as part of Litehouse Food’s #SeeTheLite campaign. It was a really awesome opportunity to get together with other Maryland bloggers and influencers over a delicious meal at AGGIO here in Baltimore, all in celebration of the release of new products and coupons...

Gearing up for Preakness 2016

Gearing up for Preakness 2016
The past is certainly present at Sagamore Farm. The morning was dark and dreary, and rain started to fall. As I drove the 30 minutes from bustling Baltimore  to the quiet and serene setting in Glyndon, MD, I couldn’t help but gasp and the beauty surrounding me. It’s amazing to me that just a few miles...

Jack’s 1st Birthday Party & Enter for a chance to win $250 to Minted.com!!!

Jack’s 1st Birthday Party & Enter for a chance to win $250 to Minted.com!!!
As you may know, my youngest son, Jack, just celebrated his first birthday! Happy birthday, little buddy! Minted, the awesome online design marketplace, contacted me with the desire to help celebrate this milestone in his (and our) life! How cool is that? Basically, I was charged to find some amazing party decorations on Minted, use them,...

The Baltimore Sun’s Secret Supper at AGGIO

The Baltimore Sun’s Secret Supper at AGGIO
Last night, March 9, was The Baltimore Sun’s inaugural Secret Supper event. Did you know that Baltimore has become one of the premiere cities for great food? In fact, Baltimore was rated number 2 in Zagat’s top food cities in 2015! Yes. Seriously. With that in mind, the folks from The Baltimore Sun scoured the city...