I do believe that one of the many beauties of food is that we are constantly able to have new experiences by either trying new foods while out or cooking something new. Now, I don’t remember the first time … Continue reading Gruyere Butternut Soup? Yes, please!
I’ve been many places for Brunch. In fact, it’s one of my favorite meals, if not the favorite when someone asks me what my favorite meal is. I’ve been expensive places, inexpensive places, and just right places, and they’ve been … Continue reading Did someone say Brunch?
I wonder sometimes if we really think about what we put on hold in life because we aren’t prepared to take the risk it requires. Maybe it’s not even the risk, but it’s the belief in ourselves that we don’t … Continue reading You’ve Got to Believe
When it comes to supporting local businesses, I’m one of the first to stand up and show my support. Recently, a little coffee shop opened up in our historic downtown area of Burlington, NC. I had been trying to get … Continue reading Keeping it local with The Blend & Co.
I know that you all know how much I truly love my mother. The things she and I have been through the last two years have made us stronger than ever. She is indeed my best friend, confidant, and amazing … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day and Weathervane in Chapel Hill
It’s no April Fools joke…today’s the day the house was sold. It’s been a very emotional ride since Maw-Maw passed. Isn’t it always when someone you love dearly passes? I thought I’d share a few thoughts through photographs I’ve … Continue reading Today’s the day…
Sitting here on a cloudy afternoon, bored and with no one to talk to but my cat, I can’t help but think about last night’s meal. Another blogger friend and I were invited to a special preview of the new … Continue reading LaRue – A great addition to Greensboro dining
Wow. Just wow. Four years ago I decided to open up to a world I never thought I could connect to. Well, let’s be honest here. I really started writing it just for friends and family. Isn’t that really who … Continue reading Happy Four Year Anniversary to The Onyx Plate!
Life has been very active lately…good, bad, all the above! That’s why when the opportunity presented itself for me to go and see the Paula Deen Live tour that was coming through Charlotte, I was NOT going to pass that … Continue reading An Evening with Paula Deen!!!
This was published in the December 2013 issue of Alamance Magazine. I want to share it with you now, because it’s never a bad time for gift giving. With love, J ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Gift Giving There’s so much that comes to … Continue reading Gift Giving – Music and Brownies