October 2010

Pumpkin Pi

October 31, 2010

So I wanted to title this post "Christmas Eve." Because you know tomorrow is the start of the holiday season, right?! RIGHT!?! WHEEEEEEEEEE! But first, some pumpkin pi: This afternoon we carved pumpkins My gosh, this was the most relaxing thing I have done in MONTHS!!!!!!!! I am much more of a hands on person […]

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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit Of Jefferson

October 31, 2010

‘Tis a great day for a little history lesson! To the top of Monticello mountain President Jefferson himself was there to greet us We got the fabulous news that as Charlottesville residents, we get in FREE with a ticketed out of town guest!! We were prepared to fork over $100 for yearly passes, so this […]

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Finger Oatmeal

October 31, 2010

Mmmmmm….fingers are tasty! Especially Butterfingers! My favorite candy bar : ) Seeing as it’s Halloween, I knew today’s oats had to be special. I carried this BF home in my bosom from the gym the other day when I spotted it in the free candy Halloween basket! And don’t worry, I literally used 2 pinches […]

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‘Round The Beer World

October 30, 2010

My cousin Beaner, aka Caroline, moved to Australia and fell in love! She and Kris are here on a tour of the East Coast, and Charlottesville made their list! On behalf of the city of Cville, we are honored. Joined by my aunt and uncle, Matt and I were excited to take them to Beer […]

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Wigglin’ Worms

October 30, 2010

Today we met a family of wigglin’ worms for a picnic at the top of Carter Mountain!     Blog reader Kate invited us to a picnic with her fun family! We had hoped to pick some apples, but after a few loops around, we could not find any single apple still in a tree!! Most […]

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Pumpkin Lumpkin

October 30, 2010

All I wanted on the agenda this morning was a kick-back bowl of breakfast enjoyed with some House Hunters. Mission accomplished! Strangely despite the near-freezing temps (and still no heat turned on in here) I decided yogurt and cereal sounded really good. I do not recommend preparing breakfast next to an open box of Oatmeal […]

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Presidential History

October 29, 2010

Virginia is quite famous for its presidential history, Charlottesville especially! Guess who came to visit us tonight!? The president! Unfortunately that’s about as close as I got. After an early dinner Matt and I bundled up and biked downtown. We were shocked to find a line the length of the downtown mall to get into […]

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