May 2011

storms cause a small blogging hiatus!

by amy 25 May 2011

apologies for not blogging this week, but nashville was hit by crazy storms the other day. we’re all fine, although the giant maple tree in our front yard was struck by lighting, cracking it in half + bringing down all sorts of power + cable lines with it (pictured above). that means no power, no [...]

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fresh strawberry pie with shortbread crust

by amy 20 May 2011

we went to a strawberry festival last weekend (it’s strawberry season in tennessee) + seeing pint after pint of local fresh strawberries, there was no way i could resist making a new strawberry recipe. this pie did not disappoint!┬áthe shortbread crust is rich without being heavy, while the filling is fresh + springy. the recipe [...]

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reluctantly back to reality after lots of island time!

by amy 18 May 2011

we’ve been back from our honeymoon for about 10 days + i’m just finally getting back into the swing of things. the things i usually love to do – work, blog, cook lots of meals, keep our house looking good – have been surprisingly hard to accomplish. i think i have a case of take-me-back-to-the-caribbean-itis! [...]

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something old, something new…

by amy 12 May 2011

while much of our surprise wedding was non-traditional, there were a few traditions that we wanted to follow, one of which was for the bride (me!) to have ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue.’ here are the details on what filled the role for each of those on our wedding day. something old: [...]

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happy 5th birthday … to skylardog!

by amy 10 May 2011

we are back in nashville, safe + sound, after our wonderful caribbean honeymoon! lots of you have requested pictures/posts about our surprise wedding celebration + vacation, + i’ve got some great ones in the works. until then, though, i must give a birthday shoutout to the coolest pup i know, our dog skylar. skylar turns [...]

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