YumUniverse Book Release: Parties & Blog Tour Calendar

It’s party time!

I’ve got some fun stuff planned to celebrate this book. Are YU in?

You’re invited to the official release parties for YumUniverse because it wouldn’t be a proper party without YU. And please share this info with your planty pals, they’re welcome, too.

Here are the details so far (I’ll keep updating as we get closer)…

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Shepherdstown Release Party

Shepherdstown, WV

When: December 13, 2014 from 5–7 pm

Where: The Shepherdstown Community Club War Memorial Building (upper level)

We’re having a second book release party in Shepherdstown, WV, my small town country home—voted one of the “Coolest Small Towns in America” by Budget Travel.

Shepherdstown is an adorable, historic town located 1 hour from Washington DC and 1.5 hours from Baltimore, and we’ve set the party time so folks from neighboring cities can join us. Stop by the party and then stay in town for dinner, or overnight. There’s really nothing more charming than Shepherdstown during the holiday season—and there’s loads going on!

Kindly RSVP by December 9, 2014 and please share the invitation.



Thanks to our awesome party partners:



The Four Seasons Bookstore Website
Four Seasons Bookstore on Facebook

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Eden Design

Eden Design

The Eden Design website
Eden Design on Facebook
Eden Design on Twitter

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The Bistro 112 Website
Bistro 112 on Facebook

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Joy on Facebook


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The Domestic website
Domestic on Facebook


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The Grapes & Grains Gourmet website
G&G on Facebook

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The YumUniverse Washington DC Book Signing & Recipe Tasting


This is an intimate gathering, but please contact me you’d like to be considered for the list. Space is limited.

When: January, 2015—TBD
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Chicago: YumUniverse Book Release Party

We already partied, and it was awesome! Stay tuned for photos and a video recap from this event.

YU Book Release Invite Chicago


When: November 7, 2014, 6–9pm

Where: Chicago Art Department, 1932 S Halsted St Suite 100, Chicago, Illinois IL 60608

The deets: For this celebration I’ve partnered with Owen + Alchemy who will bring you signature juices and collaborate with Rhine Hall Distillery for plant-powerful cocktails. Chicago artist Caroline Liu will be installing a mini plant-inspired art show, The Foxglove Studio will be sharing incredible floral design, books will be available for purchase, recipe samples will be available for tasting and we’ll even have some gift bags for folks that buy a copy of the book.


Thanks to these awesome Chicago partners:

Owen + Alchemy Logo

Owen + Alchemy

Visit the Owen & Alchemy website
Owen & Alchemy on Twitter
Owen + Alchemy on Facebook
Owen + Alchemy on Instagram


Caroline Liu

Caroline Liu

Caroline Liu’s website
Caroline Liu Art on Facebook 
Caroline Liu Art on Instagram


The Foxglove Studio


The Foxglove Studio

The Foxglove Studio website
Foxglove Studio on Instagram
Foxglove Studio on Twitter
Foxglove Studio on Facebook
Foxglove Studio on Pinterest



Rhine Hall Distillery


Rhine Hall Distillery

The Rhine Hall website
Rhine Hall on Instagram
Rhine Hall on Twitter
Rhine Hall on Facebook




Barbara’s Bookstore website