Food For Thought

Food For Thought

This week is the highlight of the summer for my twin six-year-old daughters. Not because we’re going on vacation in a few days (though that doesn’t hurt), but because the Dutchess County Fair has descended on Rhinebeck, New York, two hours north of NYC, for its 165th year. Not … More

Playland

Playland

On a whim, my sister, Steffie, and I decided to take my daughters to Playland, an amusement park in Rye, NY that was built on Long Island Sound in the 1920s. It’s got an Art Deco vibe and is fairly glam, as far as places hawking shaggy pink pandas, … More

Georgia's Kitchen Launch Party!

Georgia’s Kitchen Launch Party!

On Tuesday night – the very day Georgia’s Kitchen arrived at bookstores everywhere – I had a fabulous book launch party at Kenmare, a stylish and delish restaurant in downtown NYC. It was a wonderful event, filled with lots of family, friends old and new (including most, but not … More

Georgia's Kitchen

Georgia’s Kitchen Giant Giveaway!

When you order Georgia’s Kitchen the week of the book’s release and email your receipt to jennynelsonauthor@gmail.com, you’ll be entered to win this fantastic giveaway. Send in your receipt and you could win a basket full of books, magazines and foodie goodies, including:

Everyday Italian by Giada DeLaurentiis

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Georgia's Kitchen Is On Sale Today!

Georgia’s Kitchen Is On Sale Today!

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The Countdown Continues ...

The Countdown Continues …

Tomorrow Georgia’s Kitchen will be available for sale at bookstores everywhere. I feel excited, proud, happy, relieved, amazed and more than a little anxious. Why the nerves, you ask? Let’s just say that wondering how the book will sell is not a topic that lulls me to sleep at night. … More

Georgia's Kitchen

The Countdown Begins …

10 days until the release of Georgia’s Kitchen! I’m super excited but also super nervous. Fortunately, I have plenty to distract me. Like the many Q and As I need to do for all the wonderful blogs kind enough to do features on me and/or Georgia’s Kitchen. And book number … More

California Dreamin’

California Dreamin’

To continue celebrating a certain milestone birthday (this time on the actual day), Warren and I headed to California for a terrific-but-too-quick trip to Santa Barbara and L.A. In Santa Barbara, we stayed at our friend Doug’s tranquil guest house, strolled along the beach, made the obligatory tourist stops at … More

Storm King Art Center

Storm King Art Center

Every summer, and again every fall, we pack a picnic and take a family trip to Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, NY, an awesome – in the true sense of the word – sculpture park set on 500 acres of open fields, rolling hills and shady woodlands, surrounded by … More

On Target

On Target

I just received terrific news: Georgia’s Kitchen has been selected as a Target Breakout Book! Click here to buy it online.  This is huge news on many levels, not least of which is my undying love for all things Target (or Tar-zhay, as I used to say in college, way … More