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29 August, 2013

Bridal Shower DIY: Photo Banner

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Since I’m still having withdrawal from my friend’s wedding last weekend, I’m going to keep the theme going with an adorable DIY project, courtesy of my sister.  As a bridesmaid for her friend, Dana, she crafted up a photo banner for the bridal shower. She gathered some pictures, from childhood to her engagement, and placed
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26 August, 2013

Wedding Season Gifting

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My best friend is married!  What a beautiful wedding in beautiful weather, all for a beautiful bride! For me, it’s the end of wedding season.  But for many, I know there are plenty of fall weddings ahead. Of course, in celebration of a friend or relative, you give a shower gift straight off the registry
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22 August, 2013

Great Local Eats

Posted in : Restaurants & Bars on by : jailavie
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It’s been forever. Between work, freelance work, getting ready for my best friend’s wedding this weekend, and preparing for Italy – it’s been crazy!  But, I can still sneak a few posts in before I jet set to the land of wine and pasta. So in preparation for some good eatin’, I wanted to share some of
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2 August, 2013


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Exactly one block east of my apartment is a subtle brick restaurant with turquoise trimmings, outdoor dining tables complete with table cloths and candles, and bowl-sized ladles that serve as door handles to the cozy cucina. A modest sign tucked behind a tree branch reveals this place as the one and only Cucharamama, which took
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