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Maybe it's because Scott and I have spent so much of our lives all over the place, and before moving to Virginia we lived in a different state what seemed like every year. Maybe it's because that's the norm for so many of our friends in the military, and in the private sector as well [...]

Family Photos with Susan Kruger Photography

Family Photos with Susan Kruger Photography

I'm so happy that our lovely friend Susan could do our family photos again this year! I'm every bit as much in love with them as I am our son's newborn photos and our family photos from last year. We wandered out along the walking paths at Liberty Lorton, the recently refurbished and repurposed reformatory [...]

Buffalo Gyoza

Buffalo Gyoza

It's amazing how many different things in this world fall under the term "dumpling." I spent about a decade with the Army living in and traveling the Pacific, which meant that dumplings were pot-stickers and gyoza and not the chicken-and-dumplings drop biscuit variety of dumplings I'm getting used to in Virginia. But pretty much every [...]

Food Exploring :: Lemon Breaded Halibut Fillets on Orzo

Food Exploring :: Lemon Breaded Halibut Fillets on Orzo

I've got a ton of work to do before the holidays hit, so what better time to go do a little food exploring? The Food Exploring series is a way to revisit adventures I've been on around the world that have opened my eyes, inspired me to think in different ways, and often left a [...]

Old Bay + Butter Roasted Turkey Breast

Old Bay + Butter Roasted Turkey Breast

Holy smokes, folks! Here I am getting out ahead of the holidays again, with another delicious turkey recipe! Or, considering how long ago I actually made this recipe, I might just be really behind. Because that might just be a photograph of our lovely Thanksgiving spread last year. Don't tell. But never mind the timing [...]

Signs of Fall

Signs of Fall

Hi guys, and happy Halloween! Fall always seems to come late in NoVA. It's already cold where my folks live in California and it has already snowed on our friends and relatives in Denver. And here in northern Virginia? We're just starting to see the leaves turn. The hardest part is getting out to actually see the [...]