September 2014

Heritage Harvest Festival At Monticello

September 16, 2014
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This past weekend was the 8th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. For the third year in a row I’ve had a major conflict meaning I couldn’t attend the actual festival (giving birth, Mazen’s first birthday and this year, a wedding), but I had the honor of attending a preview event on Thursday night. The […]

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Weekend: Weddings + Chocolate

September 15, 2014
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We had a one heck of a weekend. But it seems like a lot of our weekends lately have been packed with excitement! This one felt like it lasted a week. Starting on Friday evening we went downtown to the last Fridays After Five of the summer. We will miss them!! Nearly every one we […]

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Stitch Fix Keeps

September 12, 2014
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I haven’t done a Stitch Fix post in a while, but I’ve gotten some great fixes in the mean time! Here are some of my favorite keeps. This necklace, which I wear all the time! It’s so delicate and classic and goes with everything! For Stitch Fix peeps, it’s the Bridgette Hammered Circle Necklace. The […]

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Lately

September 11, 2014
Breakfasts

Yummmm overnight oats! There are so many chores to do every morning before we get out the door, and the days where I can cross “cleaning the kitchen” off the list before I even sit down are my favorite. This jar held raw oats soaked overnight in milk and yogurt, a pinch of salt, chia […]

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Herb + Cheese Meatloaf Muffins

September 10, 2014
Muffins

So many of my recipes come together on the spot without much of a plan. I furiously begin writing down ingredients and taking photos. These meatloaf muffins started out as meatballs. But halfway through making them I though it would be nice to have a jumbo meatball. And then I realized that a muffin tin […]

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Homemade Toasted Oat Cereal

September 9, 2014
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This conversation is sponsored by General Mills At the end of this post I alluded to making toasted oat cereal like Cheerios at home. Can it be done? Why, yes it can! This question dates back to my trip to General Mills when we had a discussion about real food. My definition is: In this […]

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Mazen’s 2nd Birthday!

September 8, 2014
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We had a smashing weekend of fun celebrating Mazen’s 2nd birthday! We hosted our closest toddler friends for a dinosaur-themed party on Saturday evening, and Sunday was full of presents, soccer, school busses and more celebration. Mimi and Papa made the long drive from South Carolina to celebrate with us! For the party, there were […]

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