Charlottesville

Cookie Dough Afternoon Delight

February 24, 2015
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Poppin’ in before dinner to say hi and report back on our day. Grammie and Pea are here, and we’re having a blast! We always wish they could stay longer. This morning Mazen’s preschool had “Imagination Day” where the parents (and grandparents) got to go in and participate. So cute, of course! First we made snowmen… […]

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Cupcake Explosion

February 12, 2015
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You may have seen my Instagram post with a huge row of cupcakes. Let me tell you more! Last night we celebrated my friend Alice’s 34th birthday….with 35 cupcakes! (One to grow on!) Alice had the idea of doing a tasting from all of the cupcake shops in Cville, so all of the guests brought […]

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Great Idea!!

February 11, 2015
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^^ That’s Mazen’s new favorite phrase, and it’s so hilarious when he says it with huge enthusiasm! So imagine his little brain spinning when I said “Do you want to go back to the Jumpy Jumpy place today?” GREAT IDEA MOMMY!! First: a power breakfast. Eggs (for me, not him, but I tried!), cinnamon swirl […]

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2 Days x 3 Meals

February 10, 2015
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Howdy friends!! I am sitting in the Tea Bazaar sipping minty tea that is still warm 2 hours after finishing lunch. I have a handful of meals to recap over the past 2 days! Starting with Monday breakfast – pancakes! Mazen, like his mama, LOVES breakfast. But I think pancakes are his all-time favorite. Pancake […]

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Two For One…Well Maybe Just One

January 31, 2015
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I had every intention of blogging yesterday but we decided to skip Mazen’s nap to get to ACAC’s Friday Social event on time, and this is the first time in 2 days I’ve sat down at the computer! We’ve had lots of fun though. Friday started with a playdate at a friend’s house. We were […]

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Lunch at Court Square Tavern

January 30, 2015
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This lunch is now a week old, but I wanted to share it before it is forgotten! For years I have been walking by Court Square Tavern on my way home from the gym at lunch time. Nearly everyday there are the best cooking smells imaginable wafting out of the door! Garlic, sizzling seafood, bacon, bread. […]

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Birthday Celebrations

January 15, 2015
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We are live from Charlottesville this morning!! Matt had a smashing 32nd birthday! We showered him with new shirts from GAP with breakfast along with celebratory French toast – topped with coconut butter “frosting” and sprinkles! We also got our first snow dusting overnight. While I knew there was a chance of flurries, waking up […]

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