Blacksburg, VA | January 22-24, 2016 | We've had some dusting of snow and then boom we had 15 inches! Winter Storm Jonas came through Blacksburg a couple of weekends back and we got to spend three days indoors. Luckily the apartment gym was open so I escaped for a bit each day to run! … Continue reading Snow Days
So as we've embarked on January with fitness and healthy eating- I've been sticking to SkinnyTaste to feed Jon while I do my own thing. As he loves pasta and meat this seemed like a no brainer to fix! Recipe is below- make it and enjoy!! Ingredients: 1 lb 93% lean ground turkey1 tbsp olive … Continue reading Easy Macaroni Casserole
Rehoboth Beach, DE | December 30-January 2, 2016 | We opted to spend our New Years at Dogfish again with Cara and Eric. After driving back from NC and dropping all our holiday goodies off in Blacksburg we headed up to Rehoboth. It was quite the foggy day but after some traffic we finally got … Continue reading New Year’s Beer Dinner
This recipe is a long time coming- and really super easy to make. Every new year you're supposed to start the year off with black eyed peas. Good luck and all. So here's a quick and easy recipe that I'm a big fan of and hope that you'll enjoy to- obviously anytime of the year … Continue reading Black Eyed Peas
Happy Holidays blog world! From mine to yours hope it is absolutely fantastic! We're traveling the state of NC to visit family- from Wilmington to Asheville we'll have celebrations. 🙂 Merry merry Christmas!
Blacksburg, VA | December 4, 2015 | Being as though Blacksburg is considered a smaller town we got to experience their holiday celebrations. Jon had the special thrill of conducting Tuba Christmas. His first time being a part of something like this- we had no idea how many people would show up to see this- … Continue reading Blacksburg Holidays
I was hired this fall to work part time in the School of Performing Arts at Virginia Tech helping with administrative needs, managing their music library and assisting with marketing needs for the ensemble directors. I've been happy to use some parts of my arts administration degree but I've been itching for more- plus it … Continue reading Hired!
One of my favorite desserts to take to share- and one of the easiest!! I've brought this dessert to many a gathering and hope to bring it to many more. It's always a crowd pleaser and I'm always happy to pass on this recipe- so it only seemed fitting that I post it here after … Continue reading Eclair Cake
Callaway, VA | November 17, 2015 | We were looking for a fun day activity and decided to check out one of the nearby breweries. It was about 45 minutes from us and their hours worked out with the time we had free so we headed to Chaos Mountain for the day. To get there … Continue reading Chaos Mountain Brewery
Floyd, VA | November 1, 2015 | As it was a gray day we opted to head to one of the local wineries instead of a hike. And we could bring Loki with us so Chateau Morrisette seemed like a nice way to spend a Sunday afternoon. We had heard that their wines were pretty … Continue reading Chateau Morrisette