Dec 01 2020
written by Michelle Girasole for the neighborhood publication, “The Wickford Way”
My mother-in-law, Paula, has a magical super power. She can turn ordinary butter into dozens and dozens of delicious, crisp Christmas cookies. She shape-shifts mountains of dough into plattered domes of confectionary goodness. Her cookie trays each December are one of our treasured holiday traditions. […]
Nov 01 2020
written by Michelle Girasole, for the neighborhood publication, The Wickford Way
Last year, I hosted my very first “Friendsgiving Dinner”, and it won’t be the last. Now, before you launch into a rant about faux-holidays, hear me out!
Anyone who has ever hosted Thanksgiving dinner might agree that it’s somewhat intimidating. Hours of prepping, peeling, chopping, cooking […]
Oct 01 2020
Michelle Girasole was asked to write the food column for her local magazine, The Wickford Way. In this issue, she covers the take-out scene that became necessity during the pandemic restaurant shutdown. Find out her neighbor’s favorite spots and how she and Rich celebrated their 2020 anniversary!
Wickford Eats: October issue “Roll With It, […]
May 15 2019
Ah, cool refreshing lemonade! When I was a kid, I drank lemonade or iced tea – All. Summer. Long. It wasn’t that nutritious, but it was thirst quenching and sweet, best served over ice cubes, to be crunched once the last drop of liquid was gone. The taste never got old. But I did! Somewhere […]
Apr 20 2019
Author: Michelle Girasole
I was recently asked by Cliffs Living Magazine to write an article for their monthly publication on the subject of CBD and the difference between CBD and cannibis/marijuana. It has been just over a year since our company introduced a CBD oil to the market, with many successes. I have learned so much […]
Mar 27 2019
by FreshRebellion.com guest blogger, Fiona Hanley, URI Communications student
The phrase “ignorance is bliss” may be true in situations where you “forget” to check how many calories are in the piece of cake you had for dessert one night, however many people would agree that the phrase does not apply when it comes to checking the […]
Feb 27 2019
What is more refreshing than an iced, cold beer? (Besides an organic Power Shake smoothie, that is…) Turns out, there’s some not-so-fresh stuff in beer.
During the Super Bowl, we learned that beer contains corn syrup, an ingredient that most health-conscious shoppers have learned to avoid. Now, we have a study showing many of the top […]
Jan 15 2019
(Repurposed from Purium Blog) ~~~~~~~~~~~~
Feeding a family fresh, healthy meals seems easier somehow in the summer. Early drop-off times, piano lessons, homework, soccer practice and hours of carpool are back in full swing and healthy eating becomes a little trickier.
But let’s face it, a busy schedule isn’t the only reason why it is difficult to […]
Jan 11 2019
Join us for a series of hikes scheduled for the last Sunday of each month!Get outside with a short winter woodlands hike at Fisherville Brook Wildlife Refuge. Last year, we found a book on our shelf titled, “Weekend Walks in Rhode Island”, and decided to hike 12 of the 40 hikes in 2019, every last Sunday of […]
Jan 02 2019
Today, my mother and my daughter were teasing me about not wanting to take home a package of flavored tea, because it wasn’t organic. It was not the first time I got the eyeroll when I read a label and declined to eat something. It was bothering me all night, and rather than staying annoyed, […]