Author Archives: penultimatist

About penultimatist

Columbia Heights living, yoga practicing, avid reading, arts loving, nonprofit working, soccer playing semi-yupster

Friday Favorites

Happy Friday! Favorite Chuckle: Convos With my 2-Year OldĀ  Favorite Food: I made my own bbq sauce! Everything about this recipe from IowaGirlEats is perfect for summer Favorite Gadget: Mom is getting us a mixer! Kind of geeking out over … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Virtual Vacation

I don’t remember where I found this picture (sorry!) but it’s my current background on my work pc and it makes me really happy.

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Saxapahaw

It has been a crazy few months with lots of ups and downs. My life has been as extreme as the weather: We Got Engaged! Grandma got sick. We Went to Mexico! My parents had to put our beloved labs … Continue reading

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Virtual Vacation/Happy Thursday

Giant Rubber Duck in Hong Kong via Huffington Post.

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Paint by Numbers

I’m always looking for new art inspiration – this website pops out “watercolor” maps that you can print and paint yourself. I’m totally putting this on my crafty projects list – you can see my DC map below – I … Continue reading

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Belated Easter Dinner

It’s been a crazy few weeks! I wanted to share the fantastic lamb recipe we used for our Easter feast.   It was so. good. We simplified a little and just used regular sea salt – the combination of kalamata … Continue reading

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Yup, We Made This!

The doctor was away for a community week earlier this month, so my friend and I made this fantastic dinner. Seriously delicious. The pasta especially is one of my new favorites – it’s easy and different and tastes so much … Continue reading

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