Exploration and Adventure

Richmond! Richmond! Read All About It!*

*I don’t know the city of Richmond very well. However, I DO know a certain Bethany Novak quite well, and (as of last fall) she lives in Richmond. I went up to visit her in her newly adopted city last weekend, and loved what I saw. (Mainly, I loved getting to hang with Bethany. But […]

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Catching Up

I’ve been terrible about updating my blog lately, and sincerely apologize! Honestly, there hasn’t been all that much going on outside of working, eating, sleeping, and other such routine activities. But, there have been some highlights scattered throughout the last couple of weeks! Here are a few: I tried some great new recipes (both from […]

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Susan’s Bachelorette Weekend!

I spent this past weekend in Asheville with six awesome girls for Susan’s bachelorette party. We lucked out with great weather and had a wonderful time exploring the city, enjoying some incredible meals, and — most especially — hanging out together. (While we were in Asheville, Marty and the guys were busy celebrating in Charlotte […]

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Mexico Recap

When Kevin and I realized we had time to squeeze in a week-long vacation between his graduation and the time he was slated to begin work full-time, we got pretty pumped to plan a trip that was mainly focused on downtime and relaxing to the max. We succeeded. Kevin and I spent six days in […]

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Beach Trip Prep – Blueberry Lemon Zest Bread!

I’m going to the beach this weekend with some of my faves: my friends Micheal and Watson, along with Watson’s two-and-a-half-year-old daughter, Gretchen. Fun stuff for sure! We’ll hit the road tomorrow night and be there through Sunday afternoon. In addition to beach essentials such as sunscreen, bathing suits, my Kindle, and the like, we’ve […]

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A Perfect Mountaintop Wedding

Our friends Allen and Mary got married last weekend — wahoo! They’re two of our very favorite people, and we’re so excited for them. Kevin and I were honored to celebrate their big day with them last weekend in Sewanee, Tennessee (where Mary and Allen went to college at The University of the South). Mary […]

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