food

Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

How in the world is it the end of January already? Obviously, I am starting off super well at celebrating what’s happening at Flat 493. As mentioned, I’ve found a great group of cooks and food photographers who come up with Instagram collaborations to challenge my menu – and iPhone photography skills! • Technique – […]

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A Mini-Break Means True Love

Much like one of my favorite fictional heroines, Bridget Jones, I love a good mini-break. Hampton and I originally had plans to do a big French vacation for our 5th/my 40th… but then we bought a house. So we did three mini-breaks this spring and summer instead. And totally saved money, I’m sure. Since I’m […]

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Birth Days and Birthdays

Last weekend we took a minibreak to DC for a surprise baby shower and Hampton’s birthday. It started off with a bang. Literally. I was washing my hair Friday morning and heard a massive crash of glass. The globe from the ceiling fan on our upstairs landing had fallen and smashed EVERYwhere. Luckily, I didn’t […]

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