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Great Harvest Convention: The Food

March 18, 2014
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When we last spoke I shared all of our warm weather fun. But it wouldn’t be KERF without the food! Our first morning at the resort we went to the pricey Sunday brunch. We arrived on the late side because of Daylight Saving Time so it made for the perfect two-for-one meal. I piled my […]

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Great Harvest Convention: The Fun

March 14, 2014
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We just returned from our fourth (Matt’s fifth) Great Harvest Convention, the annual get-together of the bakery owners. This year we returned to the beautiful Marriott on Marco Island – a repeat location of our first convention. The years in between we went to San Diego and Tucson, and next year’s convention will be in […]

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Eat, Drink, Mardi Gras

February 25, 2014
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My weekend took me far away from Charlottesville…and my sweet baby boy! This was my first time leaving Mazen overnight, so it was a bittersweet trip. I haven’t left him before not because I didn’t want to but because the right opportunity hadn’t come up. I was invited on a trip to Europe last summer […]

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Key West Food!

February 19, 2014
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Boy oh boy did we eat well in Key West! I think I had mojitos for breakfast, lunch and dinner : ) And ice cream every night! Here were some of the meals we enjoyed with links to the restaurants if you are ever in the area. There were so many other places we didn’t […]

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Key West Fun

February 18, 2014
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Last week we were not shoveling snow. We weren’t wearing coats or scarves or gloves. We were in sunny Key West! When Karen {my mother in law} was diagnosed with a cancer recurrence last fall, she told us she wanted to take us on a family vacation. The trip started with just Matt, Mazen, Andrew […]

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Goin’ Through The Big D

December 31, 2013
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{And I do mean Dallas!} We had a great visit to Dallas with our family over Christmas! While we only explored the tip of the iceberg (must go back for more Tex-Mex and a visit to Urban Taco!), we packed a lot into 3 days plus a holiday. We rented a house, which was SO […]

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Christmas Snapshots

December 26, 2013
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We are in Dallas, Texas visiting my sister and Matt on their new home turf along with Matt A’s parents and sister Chelsea and my parents. We arrived late on Christmas Eve with a teething and sleepy baby but rallied the next morning for a lovely Christmas brunch followed by playtime outside in glorious warmish […]

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