October 2011

Cottage KERF Living Room

October 29, 2011

Welcome to our home in Charlottesville, VA! We start the tour just inside our front door, in the foyer + formal living room. [Note the door is changing and the storm door will be banished in time!] Just inside the door I have a chest that my dad won in a contest at a furniture […]

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October 29, 2011

I definitely have a new favorite lunch! These No Bull burgers are delicious, easy to cook and are made of 100% real food. I topped the newest flavor – Mushroom + Roasted Garlic – with pimento cheese after toasting it in a skillet for 8 minutes (4 mins per side). Disclosure that the sisters gave […]

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Polly Put The Kettle On

October 29, 2011

Because this is one.cold.house!! Woke up this morning to see snow? sleet? on my car!! Nothing in the grass and it’s clearly raining, but my goodness this is odd for October! And of course I just had to plan on freezing cold overnight oats last night!? I put the jar in the microwave for 1 […]

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Under The Tuscan Sun

October 28, 2011

Karen, my mother-in-law who was diagnosed with endometrial cancer in December, has been feeling fantastic since she finished her chemo in early June. In fact, she has been MIA because she was on a 10-day bike trip in Tuscany last week!!! Her post-chemo scan in September came back all clear (yay!)… except for one small […]

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Change In Focus

October 28, 2011

After a week straight of eating dessert everyday and many glasses of wine + beer, one does not need to go on a diet. The best solution to feel like your old self again is just a change in focus. Reach deep down and pull out your enthusiasm for that fresh fulfilling feeling that comes […]

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Oatmeal Sunrise

October 28, 2011

The sun didn’t rise until breakfast was made. Guess she was on the hunt for a bowl of oats to start her day! Every morning when I wake up I consider what to have for breakfast. Sometimes I have a plan already – overnight oats or a special food brought home like a muffin to […]

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Déjà vu Food

October 27, 2011

When you find something good, ‘tis better not to stray too far away! Tonight we repaid a visit to our new favorite restaurant, Commonwealth. Trip number one was just a few weeks ago with Anne P! This restaurant is just doing everything right. Ambiance, good service, amazing menu, local food support. We loved last time’s […]

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