Cracker Candy

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So, if I haven’t mentioned it before, I will go ahead and tell you now.  I’m pregnant.  Like super P-R-E-G-G-O!  Like my lungs are crushed and I breathe like a large animal just when walking to the other room pregnant.  Like I can’t wait to get in bed, but hate being in bed because I […]

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Strawberry Sorbet

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Alright it’s Saturday and I think that means CSA pickup day!! You may be getting the last of the strawberry harvest and if you really want to please your family and certainly your own palate, then you will definitely want to make this super easy and delicious Strawberry Sorbet. I don’t have an ice cream […]

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A Romantic Day for Two in the Vineyard: Sponsored Post

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  So, one of my favorite people on Earth is engaged to marry her long-time love!! Kate is like my little sister and has been a big part of my life since I started babysitting for her nearly 15 years ago!! Now, she is all grown up and getting married and I couldn’t be happier […]

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Herbed Kohlrabi Home Fries

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So you have your CSA box and you open it up to find this super weird looking red turnip, no beet, no radish, no…..what the heck is this thing with tentacles coming out the side?!  Ever since this amazing farm to table movement has made it’s forgivable trendy way into our restaurants and homes, we […]

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Old Meets New: A Table of Gold and Blue

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A few weeks ago I shared my Green and Gold table that was inspired by the gorgeous greens of my yard.  I lined the table with single stems of white hydrangeas in simple glass vases.  I was so pleased with the table that rather than redo it, I decided to replace the wilted flowers and […]

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Shrimp & Tomato Pasta

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I recently shared this recipe with my friends over at What’s Cooking with Ruthie.  This is the quintessential summer recipe.  Fresh, fresh, fresh is the name of this game.  If you know anything about me you know how much I love tomatoes.  You might also even know that Cherokee Purple tomatoes are my absolute favorite!! […]

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Plum Organics World Baby – Taste of Italy: Sponsored Post

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Right now I have many, many things on my crazy, preggo brain!  I am trying to get out of the spin cycle at work and get ahead of the curve on my desk, so that I can actually have this baby somewhere other than my office.  I am thinking about how nice it is that […]

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Mango Strawberry Smoothie

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Hey kids, wanna make something for mom?  Something that she will REALLY like?  Something that she will really enjoy?! Then find your dad, get in the kitchen and make her this delicious smoothie!!  Who needs a complicated breakfast in bed when you can greet her your with your Mother’s Day cards and this tasty frozen […]

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Green-spiration – A Gold, Green & White Tablescape

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 Green, white and gold is a simple and classic color palette for a Spring table.  The green and white is bright and cheery enough for daytime entertaining, but the gold dishes and accents can also take you into evening for an elegant dinner party.  The table runner for this table is a “leftover” of sorts […]

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Herbed Gnocchi and Sauteed Pea Tendrils with a Lemon Wine Butter Sauce

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I really know nothing about gnocchi.  Other than the fact that I like it, I have never attempted to make it until recently.  The idea for this recipe started with an Instagram picture from Blackberry Farm perhaps one of the most gorgeous and highly coveted resorts in the South if not the United States.  Pea […]

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