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Summery Pasta Salad

July 4, 2014
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Happy 4th!! If you need a last minute picnic dish, this one is a good one. Pasta salads are my go-to picnic food. They are easy to assemble, pack up and eat on the go. They’re also very easy to customize! This one features fresh garden veggies and herbs, prepared pesto we froze last year, […]

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A Summer Night’s Food Prep

July 31, 2013
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We have gobloads of tomatoes and basil so we decided to make the obvious: gazpacho and pesto. Here are some shots from the evening : ) Rather than dirty the Cuisinart (pesto) and the Vitamix (gazpacho) I tried to do both in the Vitamix with great success. I used this recipe with probably a lot […]

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A Light And Stormy Night

August 15, 2012
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How does a dip in a pool sound to a hot 37+6 week pregnant woman? Excellllent! My friend Lara and her two cute kiddos invited us (I just said us – not idea why – ahh!) over to her neighborhood pool this afternoon. I’ve been avoiding my bathing suit in public for some time (just […]

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Far From Lazy, But Not Crazy

August 5, 2012
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Did you miss me!? We packed a lot in today – there was little relaxing until the evening. BUT that means that I am going to chill tomorrow instead! I worked on a handful of projects – both business and household – so settling down with a movie this evening was extra sweet. Laundry : […]

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Green Grillin’

April 23, 2009
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I am so proud of this dinner My brainpower + Matt’s grillmastering Karen brought over this delightful basket of local strawberries she bought from a roadside stand in SC today. I dove in! They were soooo good. Perfectly sunkissed. I probably had about 10 throughout the afternoon. I also added this pile of nuts (in […]

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Takin’ Shots

August 7, 2008
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No, I didn’t throw a few back But I did have a shot portion cocktail and a shot glass milkshake tonight! And….I FOUND CHOBANI!! I called Lowes Foods first to make sure they had it. And the best part? They were all on sale!! I got 2 big tubs and 2 of each small flavor. […]

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Weekend or Weekbegin?

June 14, 2008

Not sure where the time has gone today, but I’m sure it has something to do with hours and hours of chemistry I got out of bed at 6:30 and after checking email and waking up, I worked for 5 hours straight. The husband made us Wheatberry Trail Mix Oatmeal around 8:00 when he got […]

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