Cupcake Explosion

February 12, 2015

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

^^ 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

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

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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February 8, 2015

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

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

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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