Good morning from home sweet home!!


Spring sprung while we were gone. Since this is our first April in our new yard, it’s extra exciting to see the colors pop out of the bushes!


We spent all day yesterday traveling home from BHI. We split the trip into two 3.25 hour legs with a stop at Grammie and Pea’s. We snacked on crunchy chickpeas, pretzels, peanuts, pear, sardines (at home, not in the car!), and wheat thins during the journey.

Back in Cville, we were SO excited to see Daddy again!!! We missed him so much.

He went grocery shopping and made an asparagus and bacon quiche for our homecoming!


I have definitely put on some lbs, and this trip didn’t help. I have always said that it’s easier to add than subtract, so rather than go into a period of deprivation, I’m planning to add all the good stuff back into my life. And I can’t tell you how much I am craving it all! I want to do some meal prep to have the most nutrient dense, light and flavorful meals and snacks around for the next few weeks. Although I have a party weekend coming up that I have to jump through first, hold me to this on Monday morning!

I started out with a breakfast of fresh fruit, 2% Greek yogurt and lightly buttered toast on the side. Two cups of decaf!



I asked Mazen this morning how it was sleeping in his bed again and if he missed his bunk room. His reply: “I miss my bunk bed, but I really miss Grammie and Pea.”


Borrowed Time

April 23, 2015

We were supposed to pack our bags and leave the island yesterday, but after a gloomy few days and then a forecast of sun, we decided to stay one extra day. Time well spent! Because we knew this was a day of borrowed time, we made the most of it. Breakfast was served on the […]

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Ugly Veggies, Pretty Juice

April 22, 2015
Earth Day

Ways To Celebrate The Earth Pick up 5 pieces of trash. Plant. Trees, flowers, a garden. Tune up your bike and ride it for transportation. Compost something. Unsubscribe from junk mail. Replace your light bulbs. Take a speedier shower. Adjust your water heater to a lower temp. Unplug. Donate to a preservation cause. Turn your […]

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Don’t Fear The Inchworm

April 21, 2015

They are everywhere. Don don donnnnn. But they are friendly! When walking, running or golf carting you are bound to make several wormy friends! Yesterday we spent some time on the beach until it got too cloudy and cold to stay warm. Bummer. We had lunch at the Peli beforehand – Asian salads with shrimp […]

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New Finds For Spring

April 21, 2015

Things I’m into!! Inedible Jewelry. My dad got these for my mom at our farmer’s market. So cute. But go check out all the different foods they have!! Corndogs, burgers, macarons… Title Nine. I just got their catalog randomly in the mail, and before I knew it I was ordering things for summer. It’s kind of like […]

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Hunting For Puddles

April 20, 2015

Simple captions in favor of more time at the beach! Brunch. Vegetables. Strawberry. Going on sixteen. Boat watching. Pedicure(& tidying)! Cocktail hour. Smiles. Jump! Family. Soft light. Puddle hunter. Citrus. Nourishment. Fulfillment. Morning reset. Nervous. Wheeeee!!! {He loved it!} Sunshine!   Beach.

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Bald Head Blues And Views

April 19, 2015

Ahoy there! I just returned from a 6.4 mile run around the island. Maybe tomorrow I’ll tackle 7! Actually I’m going to take a day off of running tomorrow 1) because it’s probably going to rain in the morning and 2) because I think there was sand in my toes that caused some pretty ugly […]

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