April 2013

Weekend: Picnics + Bow Ties

April 30, 2013

Another weekend filled with fun to share with you all! Fridays After Five have begun, which means we have plans every Friday until September! It was so much fun to take Mazen, although a bit tricky to work around naps and bedtime. We took his dinner and ours to go and things worked out well […]

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Around The House

April 29, 2013

What’s new around our place? Other than loads of green pollen on everything, naturally. Herbs as “floral” arrangements. Loved this cilantro centerpiece! Much cheaper than flowers too. Our new Young House Love light! From the Shades of Light collection. Before we had a man in a sombrero at the foot of our basement stairs. After […]

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Lately: A Visit From Gran Bett

April 27, 2013

Matt’s Gran Bett came to visit for the second half of our week so our playtime and mealtimes were extra fun! Four Generations!! Recapping some of the week’s eats: For breakfast I had oatmeal with maple almond butter, cottage cheese, strawberries and banana This delicious plate of eggs, toast, and fruit Overnight oats with coffee […]

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A Place At The Hill & Holler Table

April 25, 2013

For a while now I’ve seen, read and heard about events put on by Hill & Holler. [Check out this gorgeous recap!] With the tagline “a modern configuration of the farm table,” Hill & Holler configures farm dinner events at different locations featuring local food and chefs. Each event benefits a non-profit organization. I finally […]

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April 24, 2013

Before and after the shower we filled our weekend with lots of fun. Matt A’s family was visiting and my Matt’s dad and his wife came to visit as well! On Friday night we planned an epic cookout I prepped the fruit salad And enjoyed a Cheerwine. My parents’ house is one of the few […]

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April Showers

April 23, 2013

I had the fun of going to Hillsborough this past weekend to attend my sister’s bridal shower. What could be more fun than an afternoon of gifts and cake!? A few of my mom’s friends put on the event and it was simply gorgeous. Amazing foods – from bacon-wrapped pears to olive-y baguettes to mini […]

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Dinner In Five

April 22, 2013

About once a week I put “rice and beans” on our meal plan as one of our vegetarian meals. It’s one of my favorite weeknight dinners, especially enhanced with cheese, Greek yogurt and avocado. It’s also super easy to prepare – especially if you have a rice cooker or leftover rice on hand. There are […]

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