Caribbean Sweet Potato Soup

March 12, 2013

I’m pretty sure my diet has primarily consisted of soup for the past 5 weeks. This little tidbit was brought to my attention at work when one of my co-workers mentioned that I’ve been making a lot of soup lately. Nothing like being called out by my team. This soup obsession is real and I […]

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Opal Yoga

February 22, 2013

Charlottesville, I have some big news if you haven’t yet heard. We FINALLY have a vinyasa studio in town. And it is awesome. Actually, awesome doesn’t even begin to describe it. Opal had a soft opening on February 14th and a whole lot of yogis spent Valentines day opening their hearts together. The studio is […]

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Make me a winner!

January 8, 2013

Okay, my¬†narcissistic side is saying “Well, duh, I’m already a winner” but I’m savoring five seconds of local fame. My gluten-free gingerbread cake recipe is one of the Whole Foods Cooking recipe finalists and I would absolutely love it if you, all of you, could take two seconds to vote for me. I don’t know […]

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Goal. Crush. Repeat.

December 5, 2012

I’m going to take this moment for a semi-wordless Wednesday. (Actual thought at this moment: “Do NOT trip on this bridge.”) (Why did I take my gloves off?) (Happy to¬† finish!) (Support crew and cheerleaders. Thank you thank you.) Looking forward to the repeat part already. Thank you to everyone who handed me gatoraid, gave […]

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Moto Pho Co

October 23, 2012

Apparently I’m on a soup kick. After a long monday of work and volunteering with the PB&J Fund my friend (and chef) Courtenay headed to one of Cville’s newest restaurants: Moto Pho Co. My roommate and I first went to Moto Pho Co back in August, shortly after in opened. I have to say that […]

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Happy Here

October 2, 2012

Sitting under a canopy of tree branches and the soft flicker of candle light, I was asked “what do you think of Charlottesville so far?” A small smile must have crept across my face, as I looked across the table and beside me to see some of my very favorite people in this town. The […]

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Heritage Harvest Festival

September 20, 2012

There is something magical about being able to share in an experience when a person is just doing what they love. The Heritage Harvest Festival, held at Monticello, is a celebration of Jefferson’s contribution to agriculture in the US and his status as America’s first foodie. I was lucky enough to receive an invite to […]

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