Date Night Out, Date Night In

May 1, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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