Happy New Year!!

Jan 01

Happy New Year!!

I hope everyone had a great New Year!!  We had a fabulous dinner at Ruth’s Chris with a few friends. Great tip for anyone headed to Ruth’s Chris: they do not charge a corking fee, so you can save a few bucks and bring your own wine.  We brought a bottle we bought back in 2008 on a trip to Napa.  Luckily it was just as good as we...

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Christmas 2012

Dec 30

Christmas 2012

Hey Y’all!!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas!!  Ours was filled with lots of fun time with our families.  We are very fortunate that both our parents live in Charlotte and it is easy to spend time with both our families.  We always spend Christmas Eve with Eric’s family and Christmas day with my family.  We had a great time with everyone...

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Sick All Weekend

Dec 02

Sick All Weekend

Well this weekend was a complete bust!  Friday, I had a sore throat that got worse and worse throughout the day.  Yesterday, I woke up feeling miserable with a full blown cold.  I stocked up on all the essentials: and have been drinking lots of juice and hot tea.  I’m hoping this cold doesn’t last much longer! My husband on the other hand has been a...

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Getting back on Track after Thanksgiving

Nov 26

Getting back on Track after Thanksgiving

I don’t k now about the rest of you, but after having 5 days off around Thanksgiving it was really tough for me to get back to the swing of things today.  Work was crazy and it definitely did not help that I decided to try and forgo my morning coffee.  I have been cutting back on my caffeine intake for the past few months and have it down to just one coffee...

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Thanksgiving 2012

Nov 25

Thanksgiving 2012

I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving!!  Ours was wonderful and Eric and I had so much fun hosting! Last week my cousin Sasha and I went shopping together to pick up all of the decorations for our table.  On Wednesday Sasha and my mom came over and we spent a few hours together setting the table and cooking a few things. Our table turned out beautiful and the...

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What happens when you don’t fully read a recipe…

Nov 08

What happens when you don’t fully read a recipe…

I couldn’t decide if I should share this cooking experience with you since it didn’t turn out as I was expecting.  However, I learned a valuable lesson so I figured I should share with you guys.  Tuesday night while watching all the election results come in, I decided to make a batch of homemade granola.  This is something I have been wanting to try...

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