Cupcake Explosion

February 12, 2015
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You may have seen my Instagram post with a huge row of cupcakes. Let me tell you more! Last night we celebrated my friend Alice’s 34th birthday….with 35 cupcakes! (One to grow on!) Alice had the idea of doing a tasting from all of the cupcake shops in Cville, so all of the guests brought […]

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Great Idea!!

February 11, 2015
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^^ That’s Mazen’s new favorite phrase, and it’s so hilarious when he says it with huge enthusiasm! So imagine his little brain spinning when I said “Do you want to go back to the Jumpy Jumpy place today?” GREAT IDEA MOMMY!! First: a power breakfast. Eggs (for me, not him, but I tried!), cinnamon swirl […]

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2 Days x 3 Meals

February 10, 2015
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Howdy friends!! I am sitting in the Tea Bazaar sipping minty tea that is still warm 2 hours after finishing lunch. I have a handful of meals to recap over the past 2 days! Starting with Monday breakfast – pancakes! Mazen, like his mama, LOVES breakfast. But I think pancakes are his all-time favorite. Pancake […]

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Toasted Coconut Walnut Butter

February 9, 2015
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This post is sponsored by California Walnuts Remember back in the day when the blog world was discovering a new nut butter every 10 minutes? Nuttzo, hazelnut butter, Barney Butter, homemade butters, drippy butters – the works. One of the nut butters I tried was walnut butter. It’s, well, it’s buttery! It’s also a bit […]

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Weekend.

February 8, 2015
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This weekend was a dehydrating one…because of wine and sports! I’m nursing a headache on this fine Sunday afternoon. I’m also blogging from the PORCH! It’s so unseasonably warm today that I think all of Cville is in shock. Hope it sticks around! On Friday night we went out to dinner with Sylvia’s family to […]

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Curious Mazen

February 6, 2015
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We hosted my cousin Becky last night who is traveling from New Jersey to New Orleans to start a new job. It was great to catch up with her if only for a few hours! Matt and I made a Cook Smarts dinner of roasted chicken thighs, orange-y swiss chard and mashed (purple) cauliflower. The […]

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Getting Creative With Sprout

February 5, 2015
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This post is sponsored by HP Sprout Good afternoon girls and guys! This has been one of those days where it feels like 11am and it’s almost 4. (Probably after 4 if you’re reading this!) I was sucked into technology this morning thanks to HP’s new Sprout computer. I started my day with this!! Can […]

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