Adventures, Big Adventures, Food Exploring, london

Food Exploring :: Dinner at Ffiona’s

Over the last few years, I’ve been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Dinner at Ffiona’s

Adventures, Big Adventures, Food Exploring, london

Food Exploring :: Sunrise at Stonehenge

Over the last few years, I’ve been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Sunrise at Stonehenge

Adventures, Food Exploring, Food for Thought, las vegas

Food Exploring :: Mise en Place

Over the last few years, I've been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Mise en Place

Adventures, Big Adventures, Food Exploring, las vegas

Food Exploring :: Cooking in Guy Savoy’s Kitchen

Over the last few years, I've been on a number of adventures around the world that have opened my eyes and inspired me to think in different ways. A lot of these adventures have inspired valuable lessons that have stuck with me, and others have inspired recipes as well! That gave me the idea to… Continue reading Food Exploring :: Cooking in Guy Savoy’s Kitchen

Adventures, Little Adventures, Virginia

A Very Vineyard Birthday Celebration

A little while ago, as I was getting set to celebrate my 39th birthday, my mom suggested that, since she'd be out our way for a conference and visiting us anyway, Scott and I take the opportunity to go have a date night out on the town and she'd stay with Marcus. Initially, it sounded… Continue reading A Very Vineyard Birthday Celebration

Adventures, Little Adventures, Virginia

Bluemont :: Great Country Farms

When I was growing up, my family spent a lot of time on my grandmother's ranch. While it was primarily a working ranch, she had her own tiny orchard by her house on top of the hill. It was a small collection of orange, persimmon, cherry, and flowering pear trees. And I have vividly fond… Continue reading Bluemont :: Great Country Farms

Family, Living

Birth Plans are Useless and Other Thoughts on Childbirth

Oh, hey there, how are you guys doing? It's me here in real time. I only had a couple of days of pre-scheduled content ready to go for you before there, because, well, I kind of thought I had until this Monday at least until our Baby Bean made his arrival. I don't know why… Continue reading Birth Plans are Useless and Other Thoughts on Childbirth