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Blueberry Bagel Breakfast

August 15, 2011

Yesterday a giraffe stuck his tongue out at me. I’d call that the mark of a good weekend. This morning, I followed up a good weekend with a delicious, “Welcome to Monday” breakfast. I received these new Thomas’ Blueberry Bagel Thins as a free sample and couldn’t wait to try them. I was already a […]

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Draco Malfoy + Scones

July 24, 2011

Guess who? You may not recognize him without the white blonde hair that has become his character’s trademark, but the actor pictured above is none other than Tom Felton, who plays not-quite-Voldemort-evil villain Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies! Jill and I had the opportunity to attend a taping of Windy City LIVE! on […]

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Dotting T’s and Crossing I’s {Or Something Like That}

September 27, 2010

There are 19 days to go until the wedding and after this weekend, we are finally feeling – at least as much as is possible – that our to-do list is under control. Bobby and I traveled to Arizona for another productive weekend that included: Meeting with our priest Putting together gift bags and favors […]

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July 12, 2010

Hello and happy last hour of Monday All of your comments on my Insanity video and recap made me smile. Glad you liked it! I’m currently on week two of month two and definitely have noticed an increase in my appetite as a result of these longer, more vigorous workouts. I thought I would do […]

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New Kitchen Toy

June 14, 2010

At my wedding shower last weekend, Bobby’s family discovered that I’m both a foodie and obsessed with kitchen gadgets. Some of them found out after I talked about my blog – if you’re reading, hello! – and others realized my obsession after they saw how giddy I became over our new kitchen toys! This past […]

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Eating Bender Turns Two

March 16, 2010

Good evening, everyone! I’ve been waiting all day to share this post with you. March 16, 2010 will always hold a very special place in my heart. Not only is it 7 months away from our wedding… {Our Save-the-Dates are out! The beautiful design courtesy of the one and only Mama Bender.} It’s also Eating […]

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Sleepy “Timesaver”

December 10, 2009

Thank you for assuaging my holiday shopping fears! I know homemade gifts are often the way to go and I will definitely be doing some baking. But I appreciate all of the other tips, too — I’ve got a good list going now. Now if there is someone out there who is able to help […]

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December 7, 2009

Thanks for all the well wishes and understanding as I took some time off from the blog! We had a wonderful weekend in Arizona. Friday was spent with my family and Saturday was devoted to Bobby’s co-workers and holiday event. He works with some really great people and we both had a nice time. The […]

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