December 2012

Tis A Gift To Be Simple

December 24, 2012

Happy Christmas Eve! I can’t believe this day is already here. We’ve been frantically baking/frantically packing {the bakery was open on Sunday} and then we’re hitting the road to Hillsborough where a five-day family reunion is about to happen. Since we were in Jamaica last year, it’s kind of like we missed a Christmas, so […]

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Twas Days Before Christmas

December 23, 2012

‘Twas days before Christmas and all through the house… I got French toast cooking; home with no spouse. With banana and Nutty Butter {Egg Nog!} and sprinkles as dots, And a mug of rich coffee, splash of milk on top. The children were all nestled all snug in their beds, while I showered and dressed […]

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We Are The Champions

December 22, 2012

Good morning fellow humans! Glad you’re all still here. Guess it turns out that a yogurt bowl became my first meal in the new world – Greek yogurt topped with banana, cranberry sauce, Cville Cluster granola, chia seeds and Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter. I just love breakfasts that don’t require doing dishes : ) Lunch […]

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Two Couch Potatoes

December 21, 2012

Today was one of those days. The kind where I was in outfit #2 by 10am and never got around to taking a shower. But the meals were good and the little company was even better! I made this glorious bowl of oatmeal for breakfast, and it kept me going until 1pm. Coach’s Oats with […]

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December 20, 2012

Have you ever smelled a paperwhite? They are easy-to-grow bulbs perfect for windowsills. They have a strong fragrance – and that fragrance reminds me SO MUCH of my grandmother’s house. She always has all kinds of plants blooming. I bought this guy at Trader Joe’s for a few bucks and have thoroughly enjoyed his company […]

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December 19, 2012

We started today with sleepy French toast. Everyone is a little tired from an exhausting night. Well, most of us! Apple Scrapple bread underneath wearing an egg coat. Topped with melty coconut butter (I flaked it on and it melted on top) and some Justin’s Vanilla Almond Butter and nature’s sprinkles {chia seeds}. For lunch […]

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milk & cookies

December 18, 2012

Breakfast on the go this morning – I was in a rush to get out the door! Vanilla B’More smoothie with tart cranberry sauce And a slice of Apple Scrapple with sunbutter as toast Lunch was a split effort between Karen and me. She brought in BBQ sandwiches from the new Ace Biscuit & BBQ […]

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