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Eat DC: Food Trucks

In honor of Christine & Karen‘s upcoming trip to visit me in DC, I thought I’d share a little insight as to my planning process when it comes to what to show them when they are here. 992 more words


DC's Food Truck Scene

Did you know that the first “mobile” diner was dragged around town in a horse-drawn wagon circa 1872? One would think that the smell of manure and barnyard would have been enough to shut that idea down for good…but here we are in 2014 and the food truck scene is more happening than ever before. 785 more words

Flavorful Farragut Friday Food Trucks, say that ten times fast.

Last Friday on a beautiful, warm Fall day Abby and I finally ventured to Farragut Park for the famed Food Truck Fridays. Farragut was buzzing with activity and a mix of workers, students, and families were swarming the park. 444 more words


The Avon Gorge: Bristol's botanical bucket-list site

On the western edge of the city of Bristol is a nationally important site for wild plants. The Avon Gorge is home to over 500 plant species; as well as whitebeam trees which are found here and nowhere else on Earth, the gorge has two plant species – Round-headed Leek ( 566 more words


Plant it Forward for Earth Day!

In honor of Earth Day, Saturday April 20th VML will be giving garden tours at 11:00am, 12:30pm and 2:00pm with Lori Behrens, our gardening specialist who has been involved with installing new features at our VML sensory garden! 122 more words

Double Breaded Chicken Cutlets

I can’t believe that I don’t have a deep fryer. Of course I think if I did, I might have a heart attack by now lol. 794 more words


Happiness is son asking for my easy/fab mussels recipe. In time for Grey Cup. Here it is with wine/beer pairings. Salut!

This motherofason loves getting a text from the adored son and finding that it isn’t an ask for the car! ((  ”

Just now, I’ve sent aforementioned adored son an easy breezy basic but fabulous mussels recipe from his ma’s kitchen. 326 more words