December 22, 2014

‘Twas the weekend before Christmas and we were all excited! Friday night we opened a bottle of La Crema we brought back from our trip, cranked up the Christmas tunes and made pizzas! We used a Cook Smarts recipe as our inspiration with an artichoke + spinach sauce. It was delicious! Served with a side […]

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December 19, 2014

Shots from tree decorating! Last year we just got a tabletop tree, so this was Mazen’s first real one. It’s also the biggest tree we’ve ever had! You have to wonder what the toddler was thinking when his parents brought a tree inside. Excitement for sure! I stole this idea from my friend Brett – […]

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KERF Holiday Gift Guide

December 18, 2014

Raise your hand if you’re still shopping!! A week to go – there is still time! I love reading holiday gift guides and get so many great ideas! Rather than doing several in different topics, I decided to do a mash-up of all of those on my list in one. Hold on to your Santa […]

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Something Out Of Nothing

December 17, 2014

You have all been there – you stare into the fridge and think “What am I going to make for dinner?!” Sometimes I have weeks where I have a meticulous meal plan and all ingredients prepped in advance. And other weeks we have days where we fly by the seat of our pants and try […]

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Orange Carrot Brussels Sprouts + Twitter Party!

December 16, 2014

Candy canes, bourbon balls and ‘nog get all the attention this time of year, but it’s just as important to feel your best while you celebrate the 12 days of Christmas! Thus, don’t forget to balance out the fun with a healthy dose of holiday veggies. Today I am partnering with Bolthouse Farms to bring […]

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Weekend (with Santa!)

December 15, 2014

Happy Monday!! Was your weekend filled with holiday festivities like ours was? Sure feels like Christmas! I’m listening to Baby It’s Cold Outside as I write this, but ironically we had a really warm weekend! We barely needed coats. Friday morning I took Mazen for a haircut. You never know how that’s going to go, […]

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{Television} Lately

December 12, 2014

My favorite shows of the past few years include: LOST, Mad Men, Survivor (clearly), Nashville and…. So You Think You Can Dance! When this summer’s season ended, I immediately snagged two tickets for the tour in Richmond. I gave my ticket to the first friend I found who said “I love that show!” Turns out […]

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