Breakfast By G4

June 1, 2015
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^^ A strawberry growing in my grandmother’s vintage strawberry pot! Happy June!!! I can never decide what my favorite months of the year are, but May + June and September + October are all in the running. June and October might win because our wedding anniversary and my birthday make them extra special! Speaking of […]

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Surrounded By Fireflies

May 31, 2015
Foodblog (1 of 5)

Last night we went over to our friends’ house for dinner. Emily put out a lovely spread of appetizers and we had a healthy yet gourmet meal of gazpacho and salad. It was all so refreshing after all the bacon earlier that day! Emily made Alton Brown’s gazpacho recipe, and we topped it with some […]

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Double Dates

May 28, 2015
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Grammie and Pea are staying an extra day! Hooray! I spent all afternoon yesterday getting a much needed hair color and cut and delivering a meal to a new mom friend. We all then got dressed and headed out on double dates. Grammie, Pea and Mazen went to Citizen Burger for french fries, and Matt […]

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Monster Pea

May 27, 2015
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Grammie and Pea are here for a short visit. Pea has turned into Mazen’s favorite monster! M and I eagerly awaited their arrival during lunch yesterday. I had a great salad with greens, leftover baked beans, corn on the cob, asparagus and cheese. They took Mazen downtown for an ice cream cone while I worked […]

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One Final Party

May 26, 2015

We went over to our friends’ house for one last party last night. The kiddos had a blast!!! So did the moms : ) Matt and I brought a huge bowl of guacamole and lots of chips, plus some burgers for the grill. There was also potato salad, stuffed peppers, and corn on the cob. And […]

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Smells Like Summer!

May 22, 2015

Freshly cut grass scents are wafting through my windows this morning. Yum yum! Last night we debated going out to dinner, but Matt showed up with a bag of green beans and we pulled some fish out of the freezer. This one was worth staying home for! Local trout with Dijon and panko // Dijon-honey […]

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Survivor Finale Brunch (with spoilers!)

May 21, 2015

Survivor spoilers below!!! I am coming off a major caffeine – champagne – finale buzz this afternoon! Hillary and Ellen were at my house by 8am to get started on our brunch menu. I successfully stayed away from the internet and wasn’t spoiled for the fantastic ending. Whew! As a mostly decaf drinker, I had […]

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