Archive for January, 2010

Viva Las Vegas!

January 17, 2010

We arrived in Las Vegas around 3:30 MST yesterday. The flight out was uneventful except for the crying baby the whole way from Charlotte to Vegas! The girl sitting next to me is a costume designer and her husband is a lighting designer for the new Cirque du Soleil show at Aria, Viva Elvis. He […]

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Forget to be Afraid

January 14, 2010

Lady Bird Johnson was actually a good friend of my grandmothers (mothers side). She has been an inspirational role model to many, including me. Her accomplishments, stories, and quotes remind me of my purpose here on earth. This is one of my favorite quotes: “Become so wrapped up in something that you forget to be […]

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Steamin’ Hot

January 5, 2010

I recently bought a food steamer. I have no idea how I’ve made it this long without one! After much research and deliberation, I ended up buying the West Bend 86604. It has 3 tiers to cook rice, veggies, and a protein all at the same time. The great part about this is that the […]

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Zucchini Bread

January 4, 2010

I LOVE zucchini bread! It’s sweet and savory nature, coupled with a soft bread is one of many comfort foods. As a child, I remember my mother making this all of the time and taking it to work as gifts for her fellow teachers. Often times, it was hard for me to keep my sticky […]

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What’s Up Doc? … Carrot Cake!

January 3, 2010

Carrot cake may very well be a legend in my family. That, right alongside the family red cake recipe. Some tips to making your carrot cake stand out in a crowd are to add a 1/8 – 1/4 cup apple juice or juice of 1 medium lemon, nutmeg, or ground cloves, or any combination of […]

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Salute to 2009

January 3, 2010

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve checked in here. My life has been slightly nuts the past 4 months – lots of changes. 2009 was a year of great achievements for me. In June I moved from my social media position to a much bigger opportunity within the same company. Since June, I’ve been […]

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