The first official day of Fall is this week! Despite the temperatures being in the 80s and very un-Fall weather, I hosted a Fall Brunch over the weekend. I kept the decor pretty simple with items I already had, and just added flowers and a few gourds. What’s a brunch without a mimosa? I had your… Continue reading Fall Brunch
Thursday was a crazy day of multiple doctor appointments and packing, then we hit the road at nap time. By dinner, we made it down to the Virginia Beach area to visit my in-laws. On Friday, we went to the beach for the first, and only, trip this season. The water was pretty empty when… Continue reading Goodbye Summer!
I found this recipe years ago after numerous Pinterest clicks, and it’s been a hit ever since. It’s hard to categorize this because it isn’t your standard dessert, but it’s definitely a sweet treat. However, the question of appetizer or dessert has never stopped the bowl from being empty. Seriously, either everybody loves this or… Continue reading Cookie Dough Dip
Happy Labor Day! But also, college football is back!! September 1st fully felt like Fall, with the temperature maxing out in the mid-60s. We took full advantage of the weather, and spent most of the morning outside. Saturday took a turn, with rain all day. But we kicked off the morning with College GameDay. If… Continue reading It’s back!
Clemyjontri Park is an all abilities park that opened in McLean in 2006. It was named by combining the names of the benefactor’s four children. It consists of four areas, non-skid surfaces, educational learning games, a carousel, a liberty swing, and picnic areas. Every kid can easily find something to love. John definitely enjoyed the… Continue reading Clemyjontri Park
On Saturday, we ventured into the country (aka the start of a commute for some people around here) and had brunch at Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm. In addition to the actual working farm, there is a B&B, an events barn, and the Farm Store that serves brunch. We spent some time exploring while… Continue reading Faith Like a Mustard Seed Farm
Labor Day weekend is already around the corner and there’s plenty of warm weather still to come in Virginia. This chicken salad would be great for a picnic, party, or the upcoming football weekends! I remember my grandmother making this growing up, but there has been some tweaking along the way. It is very simple… Continue reading Chicken Salad