November 2013

Lunch At Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

November 29, 2013

A few weeks ago I received an invitation to lunch from Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards. A few miles down Highway 29, Pippin Hill is nestled in the rolling hills of beautiful Virginia. I think it’s one of the most scenic vineyards in the state. This was my second visit for lunch – I spent […]

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Thanksgiving Joy

November 28, 2013

Our fall portraits were taken by the talented Sarah Cramer of Cramer Photo

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Shop Smarter

November 27, 2013

This post is sponsored by Chippmunk. Who is ready to get in the holiday spirit!!? I know I am not the only one who gets a little woozy thinking about all the holiday shopping I have to do this holiday season. Births. Weddings. Our family just keeps on growing! Giving gifts is a joy, but shopping […]

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Lately: In And Out Of The New Kitchen

November 26, 2013

So glad the kitchen is complete! Not that I’m complaining about more meals out than usual I kicked the week off with breakfast at the bakery. Mazen and I shared half a cinnamon pumpkin scuffin and an apple spice muffin. We also had some fresh apple and an egg Matt made for us in the […]

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Weekend Joy

November 25, 2013

Last weekend Karen, Matt, Mazen and I went to Fry’s Spring Station Pizza to get cozy with some pies. We shared a hummus plate and two awesome pizzas – a wild mushroom and pesto and a classic with pepperoni. Some of the best pizza in town! Fast forward a week and this past Friday I […]

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Kitchen Update!

November 22, 2013

If you’ve seen the sneak peaks on Instagram, you probably know that our kitchen was finished this week! When I left off, the cabinets had been painted, new hardware was installed by me, and the counters and backsplash were just itching to come off… Come off they did! We hired Wainwright Tile here in town […]

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Hill & Holler: Virginia Cider Week

November 21, 2013

On Sunday night I had the chance to attend one of the amazing Hill & Holler events celebrating Virginia Cider Week. My friend Genevieve and her husband Lane told me they had tickets the week before and since Genevieve and I had gone to a previous Hill & Holler event together, they invited me to […]

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