Charlotte Date Night: Copper + Amelie’s French Bakery

Uptown Charlotte

On Saturday night, Ryan and I headed out for a date night in Charlotte! I would say we drove to downtown Charlotte for our date night, but no one calls the city “downtown.” The city is referred to as “Uptown” which seemed kind of strange to me and Ryan at first, but we’re slowly learning… 

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Those Summer Nights

Mermaid Hair Flip

…cue Sandy and Danny! (<— Watching that video just made me way too happy.) Last night was one of those quintessential summer nights. A simple dinner, an evening swim in the lake (that included my best attempt at the mermaid hair flip) and his and her milkshakes! Dinner Dinner was inspired by my friend Cara…. 

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Pier 22 and the Euphemia Haye Dessert Loft

land of the free because of the brave

Thank you to all of the men and women who have served and continue to serve our country. We are celebrating and remembering you today. Happy Memorial Day! Sunday in Bradenton After a long day at work on Saturday, I was ready for some quality time with Ryan and Sadie on Sunday. We slept in,… 

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Sunday in Charlotte

Reebok ZQUICK running shoes

On Saturday morning, Ryan and I hopped in the car and made the drive to Charlotte, North Carolina. We came in town for a surprise party for one of Ryan’s good friends and spent Saturday evening barbequing outside in the surprisingly cool weather. I kept my camera tucked away for most of the party, but… 

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Curried Butternut Squash Soup (with Kale and Chicken)

Curried Butternut Squash Soup - Easy and healthy

I have a delicious new butternut squash soup recipe to share with you guys today! But first, a quick peek into last night… After work yesterday, Ryan and I knew Sadie needed some love and piled into my car to take the pup to the dog park! We don’t go to the dog park in… 

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