The Foodie’s Guide to Earth Day

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If you know me at all, you know that Earth Day is my jam. My locally sourced, homemade organic jam. That’s why this year, I came up with this guide to help fellow foodies (and non-foodies – I don’t discriminate!)…
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How to Grow Your Own Micro-Greens

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  Growing your own food is one of the best ways to ensure that you’re eating local, organic and fresh produce. However, if you don’t have an ideal plot of land for gardening, you’re probably feeling left out of this green…
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Celebrate Earth Day: Save Water, Drink Green Beer

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“Save Water, Drink Beer” may be a silly phrase that’s plastered on t-shirts and beer mugs, but depending on which beer you’re drinking, there’s actually some truth to it. This Earth Day, City Tap House will be serving up five beers from eco-friendly…
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Airlie’s Wine Dinner Featuring Early Mountain Vineyards

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On Saturday, I had the chance to experience a hidden gem in Warrenton, VA: Airlie! Originally a conference center exclusively for government events, Airlie recently opened it’s doors to the public as a gorgeous, secluded spot for weekend getaways complete with…
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Proof That We’re Not So Different After All

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I realized I’ve been holding onto something. It’s something I don’t want to lose or forget. I figured keeping the memory all to myself would make it last forever. But now it’s time to relive it and share it. (On…
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Delicious Homemade Mayonnaise

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The recipe I was using for the adorable deviled egg chicks for Easter called for homemade mayonaise, so I decided to whip some up! It’s super simple, and tastes way better than the stuff from the grocery store! DISCLAIMER: I think…
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Adorable Deviled Egg Chicks

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I’m obsessed with making food that looks as good as it tastes. I’m not just talking about a well-plated dish. I’m talking about a dish that elicits ooh’s and aww’s when it’s served! These deviled egg chicks are absolutely adorable…
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Here’s to New Beginnings!

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Friday was a pretty big day for me – it was my last day as an employee at NewsChannel 8! So, what’s next? I’m glad you asked! I’ve decided to take the plunge into the wild and wonderful world of…
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International Tourists Take Yogyarkarta by Storm!

As a 13-year-old traveling around the world with my parents, there was one thing I feared more than anything else. It wasn’t food poisoning…culture shock…getting kidnapped…strange insect bites….or unpronounceable foreign illnesses.  Nope. It was something much more terrifying: looking like a tourist. We…
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In the Shadow of a Volcano

You can learn a lot about people when you understand how they react to disaster. We all like to think we’d be completely in control in the face of chaos, but the fact is, you just don’t know until you’re there….
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