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19th Annual Mardi Gras Parade in Burlington, Vt.

It was another fun and cold Mardi Gras Parade in the beautiful city of Burlington, Vt. The Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade is a fundraising event that  brings awareness and support to H.O.P.E. Works of Chittenden County. (   The Magic Hat Mardi Gras weekend is H.O.P.E. Works’ largest fundraiser, having raised more than $215,000 over [...]

Congratulatios to all The 2013 Daysies Winners !

SEVEN DAYSIES 2013 Guide to Readers’ Picks for the Best in Food and Drinks, Arts, Entertainment and Recreation along with Media and Services and other Stuff.                         We just love our SEVEN DAYS!

Congrats to SEVEN DAYS!

10 Newspapers That Do It Right 2013 posted: 3/4/201 This is why we Love SEVEN DAYS! And because they put our picture in their paper! by: Kristina Ackermann As newspapers trudge on through report after report of declining ad sales, shrinking audience, and waning relevancy, they are also, thankfully, getting better at tooting their own [...]

Magic Hat Mardi Gras 2013

Happy Mardi Gras Y’all Again!!     It is time for the 18th Annual Magic Hat Mardi Gras Parade this Saturday at 3pm down Main Street in Beautiful Burlington Vermont. It is a party to benefit Hope Works. Hope Works provides support to survivors of sexual violence in Chittenden County through a 24 hour hotline, [...]

Calling All Cupcake Cooks!

Hey Y’all.  I know that you just love my recipes that I’ve put on here for my Bitchin’ in the Kitchen so I know you love to cook.  Now you can enter a contest!! The Northern Decadence Food & Travel Expo is seeking amateur bakers to enter the Decadent Cupcake Competition.  The second annual “Northern [...]


Y’all we had more fun this year than we did last year at the Daysies Award held at the ECHO on beautiful Lake Champlain. We did not win a Daysie but we were in the running for a couple of categories. Our name came up for Best Hair on a local personality and for our [...]

Time to pick the Daysies!!!

Wow – Seven Days, Vermont’s Alternative Weekly, has been asking their readers to pick the best of local stuff for ten years now!  And, we, The House of LeMay, have been honored a few times for this blog that you’re reading!  Thank you to Seven Days and to YOU for voting.  So, it’s that time [...]

Amber Judges a Dessert Smackdown!

It’s Restaurant Week in Vermont thanks to our good friends at Seven Days and Higher Ground.  And it got a sweet start last night at the Sweet Start Smackdown.  Ten local chefs prepared some wonderful tastes and our own Amber LeMay was one of the judges!! Amber got special treatment from some of the chefs… [...]

Blogging on the (Joan) Rivers

THE Joan Rivers will be appearing in Burlington next week at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts.  For fun, the Flynn asked comedians (men only – Joan’s rule) to try out for a five minute opening set.   Our own Amber LeMay was asked to judge(!) and help select the lucky man.  Well, Joan [...]

2011 – A very good year (July – December)

We gave you the first six months HERE… let’s get going on the rest of a GREAT year! JULY – For the past several years, July has been Pride Month in Burlington (in 2012 it will be September!)… so we did a lookback at our past Pride activities… to get the city ready for Pride [...]