Lunch at Court Square Tavern

January 30, 2015

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

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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November 19, 2014

What’s happpppening?! (Quote from E.T., if you didn’t realize!) ^^ That’s what I had for breakfast. Reheated oatmeal with milk and a big glob of Barney Butter from the bottom of the jar. Yeah! -I’m in the middle of Survivor Season 18. I’ve watched 10-18 now and love it more every day. So far my […]

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November 10, 2014

What better way to start the weekend off than a date night?! We actually had no plans, and I texted our neighbors to see if they did. They offered to watch Mazen while we went out, and of course we’ll return the favor soon! Since we hadn’t been to a Market St. wine tasting in […]

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Local Food Hub: Food From Our Farms Dinner

October 15, 2014

We have a very important organization here in Charlottesville called Local Food Hub. Since 2009, the Local Food Hub has been facilitating the distribution of fresh, local food to restaurants, schools, hospitals and more. The Hub works with over 70 farmers and producers to ensure their products make it onto tables and menus. Our former employee […]

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Craftsman Happenings

October 1, 2014

Happy October! Best month of the year – for obvious reasons : ) We finished up September with a bang, and I have lots to share that’s been going on around Charlottesville. Just a few of the reasons why I love calling this place home! Brookville + The Craftsman Last week Matt and I were […]

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Heritage Harvest Festival At Monticello

September 16, 2014

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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