• Wontons + Turkey Soup

    Finally, the beautiful fall weather has returned! It was quite brisk outside, but the brilliant (almost Duke) blue sky was gorgeous against the fire-colored leaves sparsely covering the trees. I hit up my favorite Durham coffee shop, Copa Vida, to get some blog work done. I love Copa Vida because they use many local products […]


  • Not So Black Friday Shopping

    Do you do Black Friday shopping? I’m not the biggest fan of crazy, sale-fanatic crowds, so I usually avoid Black Friday at all costs. I have ventured out a couple times, and I admit there have been some good sales, but it’s generally not my thing. This year I had zero plans to go Black […]


  • Thanksgiving Feast 2010

    Hubby and I spent this year’s Thanksgiving with his family. My mom’s family is on the other side of the world (and doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving) and hubby’s family is mostly up north, so growing up, we always had small celebrations (unless our cousins came for a visit). At my family’s Thanksgiving table, it was usually […]