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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Road Trip!

July 18, 2013

The newlyweds are back from Europe and are moving to Dallas next week. And mom and dad just needed a reason to see their grandson! So today we all met halfway at San Soucy Vineyards in the middle of rural Virginia. They brought a lovely picnic, I brought desserts and we all had a great […]

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Three Meals With General Mills

June 14, 2013

Last month I had the opportunity to travel to Minneapolis to tour the General Mills headquarters. I didn’t think twice when I accepted the trip – I am passionate about learning about all things related to the food industry – from farms like Polyface and Twin Oaks to large and historic brands like Quaker and […]

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June 8, 2013

I am wrapping up my Bald Head Island photos with the family fun shots. I had a glorious time last week and took a real vacation from blogging, technology, formal exercise and green vegetables (I missed the greens the most!) It was one of those wonderful weeks where you soak up so much vacation fun […]

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Beach Menu

June 7, 2013

Our family always has too many cooks in the kitchen. We begin planning our vacation menus the second dates have been reserved for a trip. Ironically, we often have the same meals every year at the beach: pizza, low country boil, tacos, and dozens of sandwiches for lunch. While this beach trip was a bit […]

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