Date Night Out, Date Night In

May 1, 2015
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Good Friday evening to you! Our weekend started early with a Thursday date night. First stop: Three Notch’d for our good friend Jeff’s Jazzfest debut! Not only does Jeff play the trumpet, but he’s great a brewing beer too. Jeff lives next door to Three Notch’d’s brewmaster Dave, and they dreamed up this New Orleans’s […]

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Orange Dill Bean Salad

May 1, 2015
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This post is sponsored by the USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council The humble pulse. Often overlooked in favor of meatier dishes. Yet just as packed with nutrients: protein, fiber, antioxidants, folate, iron and potassium. Chickpeas contain 3x more folate than kale and more than twice as much iron as chicken. The antioxidant content of lentils is […]

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Just Breathe….The Pollen

April 30, 2015
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I have never been one to have even a touch of allergies, but this year – yikes! I have the Charlottesville Chest Cold that everyone I know is getting, and I think that either the virus is making my more vulnerable or I’m getting weaker as I get older. I can feel the pollen in […]

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The Milk Man, The Paper Boy

April 29, 2015
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KK is here!! She flew in last night and is spending a few days with us before heading to a wedding this weekend and then back to CA. For breakfast this morning we had egg sandwiches on Virginia roll buns. Mine involved a tbsp each of almond butter and raspberry jam. This tastes just like […]

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Gooey Pie and Sunny Sky

April 28, 2015
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This morning’s lovely bowl of oatmeal! Whipped banana with flax and cottage cheese. Almond butter on top. Mazen went back to school today after a week off for our trip. He was thrilled to go back! While he was gone I worked on a few things and then did a round of planks from my […]

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The Unlimited Closet

April 28, 2015
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This post is sponsored by LE TOTE I am always striving for a balance in my closet between staples I will wear over and over again and eclectic dressy pieces that I love but wear less often. There isn’t room for lots of both, so one must be choosy with her closet space. But what if your […]

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Weekend Withdrawal

April 27, 2015
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Monday, Monday. Can’t trust that day. ^^”Where’d the frisbee go!?” We were back to the grind – strength class/ABC conditioning followed by lunch, quiet time/work, outside play time, dinner. Lunch was salad made with mixed greens dressed in lemon olive oil, lemon and salt plus yellow pepper, yummy cheese, cottage cheese and smoked salmon. I […]

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