Dinner

Weekend: Dinner At The Clifton Inn

March 31, 2014
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I have had some truly memorable dinners in my life that I think about often: a tasting dinner at Cyrus in Sonoma on the last night of our honeymoon {pre-blog} // Kendall Jackson Food + Wine Pairing // Jefferson Vineyards Worldly Blind Tasting // Jefferson Vineyards Winemaker Barrel Selection Dinner // Hill & Holler Dinner […]

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All About Groceries–Part II

March 10, 2014
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Things have changed a lot since I wrote my first groceries post. Here’s the updated It’s-2014-and-I-have-a-toddler version! Before having a baby: -We followed a loose meal plan and bought a bunch of veggies and proteins each week -We used building blocks of protein, carbs and veggies to put together meals, and I waited until the […]

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Still Cooking Smarter

January 24, 2014
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This post is sponsored by Cook Smarts I’m on my 5th week using Cook Smarts and can’t say enough good things about the site and service. While my relationship with the company began as a sponsored post to review the meal planning service + website, I have grown to be a regular user and customer. […]

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The Family Dinner

December 12, 2013
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Dinnertime is a wonderful time to come together as a family. Yet I am sure many families would report the hours between 5 and 8pm as being the most stressful of the day. Everyone is hungry and grumpy, dinner has to be made, last minute tasks need to be completed before the day is over […]

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The Parade Of Leftovers

December 5, 2013
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Here are some of the interesting ways I used up our Thanksgiving leftovers. On a salad…classic. Yes that’s marshmallow on top!!! Thank you, sweet potatoes. Turkey, cranberry and dill Havarti sandwich on a Virginia roll. This was lunch! Yogurt with cranberry sauce and granola for breakfast. Can you tell which component of Thanksgiving I love […]

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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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Day In The Life: 14 Months

November 14, 2013
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Last Friday, I captured a day in the life with a 14 month old! 4:45am – Mazen wakes up crying. This isn’t typical since he usually sleeps 10-11 hours every night, but with daylight savings we’ve been thrown through a loop. I eventually go in to assess and find his PJs a bit wet from […]

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