April 9, 2014

I am absolutely feeling the squiggly line going up and up and up. Too many vacations and parties! It’s time to get back on the salad train and lighten things up a bit. The good news is our weather is looking nice! My vow to Mazen (and myself) this spring is I’m planning to take […]

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La Chocolaterie (And Some Cheese)

April 8, 2014

On a chilly Wednesday afternoon last week I joined fellow blogger friend Alex for a chocolate tasting she organized at Neuhaus, a chocolaterie inside of the Milli Joe Coffeehouse in the 400 Preston Building in downtown Charlottesville. Is there a better way to warm up from the cold? Our Cville shop is the sister store […]

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Weekend: A Great Saturday

April 7, 2014

This was one of those weekends where we squeezed something into every second!! I’m sad it’s over! Friday we stayed home and saved our energy. We used to have such fun on Fridays but lately it’s been our calm-before-the-storm day to just have a simple dinner at home. It doesn’t help that Matt often goes […]

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All About Skincare

April 4, 2014

I have a fun post for you today – packed with beauty recommendations! Not mine, but those of an expert: Skincare Health Consultant Anna Lise Jensen. Anna Lise is a fellow Davidson College graduate and is the founder of The Complexion Concierge, which offers consultations to guild clients to finding complete skin health. Anna Lise […]

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Day In The Life

April 3, 2014

By request, a day-in-the-life post! I started this post about 5 times with breakfast photos and got so distracted with the day that it was hard to capture an entire one in one take. Thus, I’ve piecemealed our day together with a variety of photos. 7am – Rise + Shine! Mazen has been sleeping later […]

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Then & Now

April 2, 2014
Grapefruit from Mission

When I think back to the days that I started this blog, I realize that I am now a very different version of my self. Despite the fact that I felt very adult at 24, I look back to those first few posts and see a young, young girl. That me was a newlywed, childless, […]

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Lately: Green Week

April 1, 2014

I’m back to feeling healthy this week after a couple of home-cooked meals! I had the perfect balance of healthy + delicious for breakfast, lunches and dinners. Great workouts too! On the work front, I led a Flash Seminar at UVA on Real Food and the future of food and enjoyed talking to a round […]

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