Christmas Snapshots

December 26, 2013

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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The NC State Fair

October 25, 2013

If you follow me on Instagram and Twitter, you might have noticed we spent Tuesday among fried food and livestock. We were at the North Carolina State Fair! I went to the fair nearly every year of my childhood and haven’t been in about a decade. Matt and I drove down to take Mazen for […]

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OBX 2013

October 3, 2013

We just came home from a week on the Outer Banks and had the most fabulous time!! Meg, one of my good mom friends, has a family beach house and invited Rosie, Sarah and I and our families for the week. Mazen and I spent the full week livin’ it up, and Matt joined us […]

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Jam Packed

August 22, 2013

Last Wednesday mom and I got up at the crack of dawn for a full day of travel to and from New York City! I was invited to host a media event for Smucker’s® in honor of their new Natural Fruit Spreads. The trip worked out perfectly because we were able to take the train […]

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A Visit With Gram

August 21, 2013

Mazen, Mom and I drove up to Baltimore to visit my grandmother and family last week. I didn’t take nearly enough pictures! Here we were back in November when M was just 2 months old Things have changed a lot since then! Mazen showed off all of his skills for Gram, including crawling about, standing, […]

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Colonial Williamsburg: 5 Best Things I Ate

August 13, 2013
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This post is brought to you by Colonial Williamsburg. Book your stay at This post has been waiting in the wings – hope you are still hungry for the food details of our Colonial Williamsburg trip! Instead of going through every meal in detail, here are the five best things I ate: 1) A […]

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Williamsburg Alewerks

August 1, 2013

On our recent trip to Williamsburg, we had to stop in at Alewerks Brewing Company for a taste. Their pumpkin beer is consistently one of my very favs, so we wanted to try out some of their other flavors. And if Matt ruled the world, he would visit every craft brewery, coast to coast. We […]

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