Ella’s Pottery + A Chicken Recipe

February 26, 2014

A year and a half ago my friend Meredith was married in the beautiful Virginia countryside. The wedding welcome bags included a beautiful mug made by Meredith’s Aunt Ella, who we got to know over the course of the wedding weekend. Ella and I talked about how she could get her pottery business online. A […]

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Fun Things + A Giveaway

February 21, 2014

Target is really knocking it out of the park with the Threshold line. My only complaint is that everything is spread out by department so you really have to dig to find the pockets of goodies in the store! I wish there was a complete Threshold store – or at least a big corner of […]

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Battle Of The Blenders

February 10, 2014
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I’ve had a Vitamix for years – back in 2009 the company sent me one to review. I fell in love from day one and promptly donated my previous Cuisinart blender that always left ice chunks in my smoothies. The Vitamix has yet to disappoint and has mixed everything from salsa to soup. Nothing can […]

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New Stuff And A Tablet Giveaway

February 6, 2014

What’s new friends? Find anything cool on Etsy lately? I have a gift certificate there I want to use but need some inspiration : ) Here are some new things around our house… Remember way back when I blogged about Doug’s Nuts? A “nut mix coated in a secret sticky-sweet-savory spice?” A new variety of […]

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New Finds!

January 9, 2014

Everyday something creative, delicious and/or innovative is imagined and created. Here are a few I’m digging! MilkMade Ice Creams! Former Charlottesvillian Jacqueline emailed me to ask if I wanted to sample some of the MilkMade flavors. Next thing I know, four pints were singing Christmas carols on my doorstep. MilkMade is a membership club for […]

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December 18, 2013

This winter, put on your slippers, crank up the heat and cozy up to the fire with a….. Popsicle!! Outshine Fruit Bars asked me to give their new seasonal flavors a lick. My tongue said OK! The weather outside might be frightful, but that’s all the more reason to cozy up to some tropical fruit. […]

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Checking In With Cook Smarts

December 6, 2013

Recall back to September when I did a week of meals with the meal planning service + website called Cook Smarts. They were some of the most delicious meals I made all fall! A few of my mom friends are now subscribers, and I plan on purchasing an annual subscription when my trial ends. I […]

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