Eat, Drink, Mardi Gras

February 25, 2014

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

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

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

{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

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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