Posts Tagged ‘ food ’

Brunch at the Gaylord

Monday April 19, 2010
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Brunch at the Gaylord

Grandad graciously invited us to join him this Sunday for his Yacht Club’s Annual Power Cruise and Brunch.  The plan was travel from the club to the National Harbor by boat, then have brunch at Pienza, an Italian restaurant located in atrium of the Gaylord National Hotel.  Well, the weather was not ideal for...

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The Way their Minds Work

Wednesday March 31, 2010
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The Way their Minds Work

We’ve enjoyed a nice weekend with Grandma & Grandpa and I’ll get around to posting the pictures soon.  I just wanted to share a little funny anecdote before I forgot.   We went to the Grands straight from an Easter Eggstravaganza, so the kids arrived with bags full of candy they were constantly clamoring to...

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Christmas Memories

Monday December 28, 2009
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Christmas Memories

We had a super duper Christmas.  And now that 2010 is bearing down on us, I figured I better get these memories chronicled.  Prepare for an overload of photos. This is what the week before Christmas was like … Sunday: we made decorated a gingerbread house. It turned out pretty good! ...

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Thankful

Saturday December 5, 2009
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Thankful

*** Giveaway alert!  I’m giving away a beautiful necklace, courtesy of Tracey Jolley Designs – check it out!! *** I’m behind again on my photog-o-blogging, but wanted to give thanks for a great weekend we had over Thanksgiving with my in-laws. It started with a super easy getaway on Wednesday night.  Despite leaving during ...

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Bakerella, I am not.

Thursday November 26, 2009
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Bakerella, I am not.

But I do LOVE her site and her creativity.  And her gift for making adorably scrumptious treats.   I was inspired by her gorgeous cake pops to make some for my daughter’s birthday party, as favors.   After all, wouldn’t you be proud to send home something so deliciously cute? Alas, mine weren’t quite up the...

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Friend Makin Monday on Tuesday – Favorite Fall Recipes

Tuesday November 17, 2009
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I’m a little late to the dance, but when I saw the theme for this week’s FMM, I knew I wanted to participate. The question is: What’s your favorite recipe this time of year? I’ve been enjoying the colder weather and the comfort cooking that comes with it. Soups and chilis are high on...

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Does Not Like Fruit

Saturday September 19, 2009
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Does Not Like Fruit

My youngest is fairly persnickety when it comes to eating certain foods.  I haven’t had a lot of success in the fruit department. In fact, if I dare to place a strawberry, blueberry, or raspberry on his tray, he will throw it overboard faster than you can say, “Don’t do that, fruit does a...

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Strawberry Pickin at Great Country Farms

Thursday June 18, 2009
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Strawberry Pickin at Great Country Farms

A little ways back, we met up with friends at Great Country Farms for a little strawberry picking.  We love GCF. We participate in their CSA and love coming out to the farm for their “pick your own” fields, plus all the other great activities available.  To name just a few:  the jumping pillow,...

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Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner

Friday September 12, 2008
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Beef.  It’s What’s for Dinner

We just got some beef from a local farm.  Locally grown, pasture fed beef.  And by “some”, I mean a quarter of a steer, ~130 lbs of beef.  It will be on the menu a lot this fall!  We’ve got a lot of beef eating to do… I’ve some bulk pork coming in the...

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The Meanest Momma
A mom of three, living in Northern Virginia, who loves her kids and enjoys chronicling their semi-frugal adventures.

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