Five Favorite Things – Becca Rock

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1) Bicycle Helmet: I ride my bike EVERYWHERE in Brooklyn and now that I’ve been commuting this way for years I don’t know how I ever lived without it. I’ve never been one for subtlety when it comes to accessories and the moment I saw this helmet it was a done deal. I really knew I was winning at safety fashion the first time I saw a six-year-old wearing the exact same one while riding a Razor scooter.

2) Rewined Candle: I’ve always been big on the concept of certain scents bringing...

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From a Chef’s Perspective: Gifts for the Foodie Friend or Family Member


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I don’t know about you guys but the holiday season kinda snuck up on me this year! The twinkly lights, the trees, the warm holiday beverages – I appreciate a lot about this time of year. However I find myself struggling to get out to the stores to Christmas shop during the month of December. Because I work in the service/hospitality industry, I really love my peace and quiet on my days off. The thought of dodging in-a-rush drivers, waiting in long lines and being a witness...

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From Beer to There: Cabernet Franc and the Belgian Dubbel

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It’s the most wonderful time of the yearrrr...

No, not Christmas, although it seems to be forcing itself upon us earlier and earlier each year. It’s Thanksgiving. The holiday that’s most important to me. It is fall’s grand finale, a time to celebrate and be thankful for our loved ones and all the blessings in our lives. We do so by stuffing ourselves to the brim with food and drink. I can close my eyes and taste the stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce and turkey. *Wipes...

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In the NoFo: Top 3 Ways to Get Around the North Fork

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It’s been 105 days since my last post. That’s 105 days without the sage advice of yours truly, Julianne Caroline Fedele. But I am back, 105 days wiser, ready to impart pertinent North Fork insight. During the summer and fall, a considerable amount of my time is spent coordinating reservations for our wine club members and guests. I’m sure many of you know me through our email exchanges, attempting...

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