Sharing My Heart Out

March 18, 2016

I have some news to share with you guys today. I’m nervous about it! There’s always a divide between wanting to be completely honest and wanting to keep my personal life totally private. But the thing is: you deserve the truth because I know so many of you care. Matt and I are separating. Some […]

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Hillary’s Bridal Shower

March 15, 2016
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Sunday morning I hosted my good friend Hillary’s bridal shower here. While I provided the shelter and servingware, these two ladies, Hillary’s sister Haley and BFF Justine, did all the decor, planning and food. They did an amazing job! It was the most organized event I have ever hosted : ) The theme was loosely […]

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Weekend: ACAC Fun

March 15, 2016
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Part II of our long weekend started Friday evening with a workout class at ACAC’s EDGE! The workout was stations plus a fun obstacle course – all 80s themed! Afterwards we enjoyed Coronas and Brazos tacos!! Plus chips and a veggie platter. Oh and Great Harvest cookies!! TWO tacos for meeee! Later that night we […]

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Touring A Grass-Fed Beef Farm

March 14, 2016
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My weekend happened in three really big chunks: visiting a new friend’s farm, the same old fun, and a bridal shower hosted at my house. I have so many photos to share I’m breaking it down in 3 posts! I don’t know yet when they’ll be up, but I’m doing my best to sort through them […]

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Taking Back The Twenties

March 7, 2016
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(Not to be confused with Taking Back My Twenties!) We had such a fun Friday night with flapper Lauren seen above mid-dance move! She threw a 1920s themed party complete with all the glitz, sparkle and feathers you could imagine. I loved all the wine bottles spray painted gold (and did my part in contributing […]

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To Froth Or Not To Froth

March 2, 2016
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We usually buy Homestead Creamery milk, which is local to Virginia and comes from family farms and pasture-fed cows. Trickling Springs milk is from Pennsylvania and is certified organic. Both use glass bottles and are side-by-side at Whole Foods. Even though Trickling is organic, I buy Homestead to be more local. I use my Nespresso frother with […]

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‘Round The Corner

February 29, 2016
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This is the time of year I start quoting Frog & Toad! We had a beaaaauuuutttiful Sunday with temps in the high 60s that made the whole weekend simply a blast! Matt is away in New Orleans for the Great Harvest Convention (and some Uncle Brain and Ava hanging out!) so Mazen and I had […]

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