Virginia Wine Expo

Virginia Wine Expo

I think Virginia has turned me into a wine lover. I’m not even sure I’d tried any before I moved here. (It’s not that crazy, I was only 21 when I moved here.) But over the past few years, I’ve grown to love a glass of wine. I just love the … [Continue reading]

Frugal Friday: Halloween Dessert

I'm back in Richmond, resting up from a busy week in Vegas! I had a great tip and my team and I even managed to see Britany while we were there. Talk about a throw back ;) So much glitter!  I ate tons of delicious food but most places were pretty … [Continue reading]

Sunday’s Meals

dinner taco salad

Hello from Las Vegas! I'm here for a work conference until Thursday and it's been interesting seeing the city.  I'd never been before and it's been an action packed adventure so far. Sadly, I didn't bring my camera with me since I had a million … [Continue reading]

Vegetarian Beer Dinner 2014


I'm lucky to have a lot of foodie-vegetarian-beer-loving-friends. Lauren, (who you may know from the blog Vegology) hosted the 4th (semi-annual?) Vegetarian Beer Dinner at her house on Saturday and it was so much fun. Seriously, a party where I can … [Continue reading]

Frugal Friday- 3 Cheese White Pizza

white pizza

I told Alex I was going to stop over-committing us to things and then I planned something for every night of the week. Oops. So this week has absolutely flown by but it has been filled with dinners with friends and lots of house-related … [Continue reading]

Tuesdays Meals & House Update

banana smoothie

Phew, yesterday was quite a day. We had the home inspection on the house we're (hopefully) buying and it needs a fair amount of work, but we weren't terribly surprised by anything, since the house is pretty old. I'll share yesterday's eats with you … [Continue reading]

Red Lobster Biscuit Recipe

red lobster cheddar biscuit recipe

I think I've only been to Red Lobster twice in my life. The last time was probably in... 2004? I honestly can't remember. But what I can remember is those pillows of cheddar goodness. When I was in high school, I found a Red Lobster Biscuit Recipe … [Continue reading]

Frugal Friday- Vegetarian Crockpot Lasagna

vegetarian lasagna in a crockpot

Thank goodness it's Friday. This week has been a little crazy and I'm ready for the weekend! My friend Eric (the one who moved to Dallas last year) was in town this week so he came over for dinner last night. Eric is one of those people that you … [Continue reading]

Our Crazy Weekend


I told myself I would wait until things were more finalized before blogging about it but... isn't the whole point of blogging to (over) share? So while things are still a little up in the air I just have to tell you! We're buying a house! We've … [Continue reading]

Mini Dark Chocolate Cakes

dark chocolate cake

Phew! It has been a family filled weekend which is one of my favorite things! My parents have been in town over the past few days and it is so awesome having them here. I'm so lucky to live in the same city as my brother, sister in law, and adorable … [Continue reading]