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Food Friday: White Bean, Bacon, Kale,...


I should really come up with a shorter name for this one, but nothing really does it justice.  It’s essentially my pasta-less take on a minestrone. Back in August when that super cute I-could-squeeze-those-cheeks-for-days nephew of ours was born, we offered to make some freezable meals for my sister and brother-in-law.  Any one who’s been on […]

I Just Want Brick


Any Rehab Addict fans out there?  She’s kind of our hero when it comes to house stuff. There’s something that happens to a house when it’s been passed down to various owners several times over 100 years.  Each owner adds a tweak here and there.  Everyone has their reasons for doing certain things.  Perhaps a […]

Meet Our Newest Family Member


We’d like to take moment to introduce you to our nephew. Jackson Slade Bond 8 . 20 . 2014 8 lbs 11 oz  – 21 1/2 inches long. Welcome to the world, little man.

Big News

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And just when we were winding down Wedding Season 2014 with our third and final wedding this weekend, we have another one to think about. Ours. That’s right. 9 days ago (but who’s counting?), The Mister popped the question on a beautiful day amongst the vines at one of my favorite vineyards, Veritas. And I […]

Food Friday: Fancy Mac and Cheese


Back this Winter, when we were bundled up taking shelter from Snowmageddon Pt. 2, we came across an episode of Simply Baking on the Food Network.  Never heard of it? Neither had we.  It took all of 5 minutes for me to be officially hooked on her show.  By the end of the episode, I […]

Fresh Start

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If you view these posts via email or a reader, you probably haven’t noticed any change. For the rest of you, you’re probably trying to figure out if you’re at the right place. You are!! This change has been a long time coming.  When The Mister and I moved back to Charlottesville, I thought a […]