Archives for May 2014

A FARM TO TABLE BEET SALAD WITH GOAT CHEESE AND WALNUTS

As I have mentioned in the past, I subscribe to a CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) that delivers fresh produce to my house every week.  It is called Abundant Harvest Organics and you can read about it here.  So, every week I try to dream up recipes to use all the wonderful fresh produce I receive.  The week […]

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LEMON AND FETA CHEESE DIP

Hi there! If you’ve been following along this week you know that I recently hosted a birthday dinner party …… at which I served a delicious Lemon and Feta Cheese Dip. This recipe has been slightly modified from one I got from a favorite website called Sweet Paul.  The week of my party I had received […]

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SPANISH STYLE ROSEMARY GIN FIZZ

Cheers! In my last post I invited you to a birthday party I recently hosted.  You can read all about it here. I made lots of yummy food and drinks for the party and promised to share the recipes with you. So, this week I will do just that. Today lets get started with this […]

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HOW TO THROW A BEAUTIFUL BIRTHDAY PARTY

Hi there! Recently I threw a dinner party to celebrate the birthdays of 2 of my besties, Brenda & Mo. And today I thought I’d share some photos and recipes from the evening with you. I’ll start with the flowers.  This time of year our mountain is covered with blooms just ripe for the picking. […]

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TAPAS AT MATEO

HOLA! As I mentioned in my last post, Durham, North Carolina has become somewhat of a “Foodie Town”.  Perhaps youth-driven, vis-à-vis the college town influence of nearby Duke University,  or by virtue of the fact that Durham is enjoying the growth and prosperity of the so-called “Research Triangle”, this quaint southern town is not lacking […]

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DUKE UNIVERSITY | THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY IN AMERICA

Hi there! If you’ve been following along lately, you may have noticed I’m kinda on a roll, a Duke roll.  Having just returned from attending my son’s graduation from Duke University I have been busy editing the hundreds of photos I shot during the 4 day trip. So, today I thought I’d post a continuation […]

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DUKE UNIVERSITY COMMENCEMENT 2014

Hello. Sorry for the radio silence all last week.  When I published my last post, I was a crazy person trying to get ready to leave for Durham, North Carolina to witness our son Taylor graduate Magna Cum Laude from Duke University.  Well, he did just that and I am a very proud Mama. On […]

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A VISIT TO THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY IN AMERICA

Good Morning. This weekend will be bittersweet for the my family and me.  That is because we will be watching our son Taylor say goodbye to Duke University which has been his home for the past 4 years.  As a proud member of the Duke University Class of 2014, he will be graduating from this […]

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