Dessert

Thanksgiving 2013

December 2, 2013
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Hope you all had a lovely holiday weekend!! Here are photos from our Thanksgiving. My parents joined us along with Karen, and we had a simple yet elegant feast. This year we cooked a large turkey breast instead of a full turkey, and it was just as delicious with much less time in the oven. […]

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Forage.

September 17, 2013
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We had the amazing chance to attend our first Forage dinner on Sunday evening. Forage is a local dinner club put on by Justin and Megan, a incredibly creative and hospitable couple. They curate themed dinners for 20 guests on consecutive weekends with a focus on local food and a meal experienced with all five […]

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Let Him Eat Cake

September 10, 2013
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We had a fabulous weekend celebrating Mazen! He surprisingly woke up at 3:30am on his birthday, so I actually got to watch the clock strike 3:38 – the exact moment of his birth. I sort of hope that’s the last time I am awake at that hour on his birthday : ) My parents came […]

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Kate’s Kookies

July 17, 2013
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My neighbor Kate is the coolest mom. Her kids are in elementary school and are shining stars – so friendly and full of life. Among other more serious qualities, Kate is a cool mom because she has a cookie jar in her kitchen. Matt and I were over visiting one day and she offered me […]

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Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe

June 25, 2013
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Among other fun weekend events, Matt, Mazen and I had the pleasure of attending the grand opening for Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe here in Cville. The shop has been open for over a month, but this was a cupcake + sweets celebration grand opening of highest quality. I didn’t know what to expect, so when I […]

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A Place At The Hill & Holler Table

April 25, 2013
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For a while now I’ve seen, read and heard about events put on by Hill & Holler. [Check out this gorgeous recap!] With the tagline “a modern configuration of the farm table,” Hill & Holler configures farm dinner events at different locations featuring local food and chefs. Each event benefits a non-profit organization. I finally […]

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Weekend Visitors

April 2, 2013
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Grammie Buzz and Pea came to visit this weekend! (Grand Pepaw has transformed into simply P which I think is cuter as Pea!) We had a great time eating and playing. Thursday we went on our date night. Before we left, we set the grandparents up with homemade pizza, salad and wine. We put Mazen […]

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