Category Archives: Personal Loves

Chinese Adventures – Beijing & Xi’an

After the wedding, Becca & Mikey arranged a Beijing “Must See!” day trip, starting with the Antique “Dirt Market.” I must say, there were quite a few fabulous finds to be had. Most of the traditional Chinese restaurants are family style (and you better be comfortable with chopsticks!). We feasted at Peking Duck. After lunch, […]

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Chocolate Strawberry Pie – Jacksonville Foodie & Photographer

Few combinations in life are as succulent as strawberries and chocolate. You just can’t improve upon them…. so embrace them! Grocery List: Oreos (family size bag) Butter (1 1/2 sticks) Cream Cheese (4 oz) Whipping Cream (1 pint) Strawberries Bakers Semi Sweet Chocolate 3/4 c. powdered sugar, 1/4 c. granulated sugar; dash salt; tsp vanilla […]

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And the Winner is….

So, this was a somewhat laborious process this year, since so many of you entered the drawing! 🙂 While prepping step 1, MY little Birthday (& Christmas) present stole the goods! 🙂 Of course, since I had to write out 233 names on little slips of paper, I had to have some quality entertainment… 🙂 […]

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Happy birthday to US (you and me), 12.12.12!

Well, it’s that time again this year… And because I love birthdays, gifts, and you, I’m giving us both reason to rejoice! (both ladies for the shopping or gents for the ability to skimp on Christmas buying this year! kidding, of course… :))  On my birthday again this year, December 12th, I’m giving away a few […]

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Pellum Family Photos

Family photo shoot… for my OWN family! Getting everyone in one frame, all looking and smiling with FIVE kiddos under the age of five… tricky to say the least! Sweet Noel said, “Gigi… I have an idea. Can we take a picture with just the kids?!” Perfect idea! Grandma Virginia and the babes.  And any […]

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