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Finished

Durham Life

Matt is officially finished with business school! Wooo hoo! He doesn’t graduate for two more weeks, but finishing eight terms at Fuqua is definitely something to celebrate! The Dean hosted a reception at the Nasher Museum with all kinds of goodies: The bbq salmon was so awesome!! And how cute are these little pimento cheese biscuits? I’m going to miss Durham’s pimento cheese obsession. More than the pimento cheese, I’m going to miss the people. Good thing some of these…

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Tots and Such

Durham

Food truck Wednesday!    Well not really – I think there are trucks at Fullsteam Brewery most nights! Side note: I love food trucks as long as I have a table. I can’t stand eating while standing up – I’m a fast eater and have learned that I do much better if I can sit down and savor my food! Tonight, we met up with friends and a birthday girl for beers and celebration and it was so nice! I…

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Kicking Off The Holidays

Durham Durham Restaurants Ramblings

I don’t really know what I did this weekend. I’m so excited to be on break, that I’ve just been going with the flow. It’s amazing. And it’s so nice that I don’t have to travel this year, since my parents live 20 minutes down the road! I never remember feeling so relaxed right before Christmas. Friday was the last day of school for students and the principal arranged a huge bbq lunch for all the staff. We had pulled…

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The Recap

Durham Weekend Recap

Spring weekends in Durham have been splendid. There’s just so much to do! Friday, we enjoyed a Mexican fiesta at Fuqua Friday, and then watched many talented Fuquans perform on Fuqua Idol. I went to the event expecting to hear some decent singers/musicians and left absolutely blown away! My favorite performer (and the overall winner) sang a fantastic acoustic version of Gaga’s Poker Face. Her voice was beyond amazing. And the Fuqua musical was hilarious. On Saturday, I joined my…

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I love free drinks

Durham

And I just can’t say no to them. Matt’s end of year bash for his new company was this evening. And it was a blast! We ventured to the Beyu Cafe in Durham – a restaurant/venue I had not yet visited. There was an open bar, and I just couldn’t resist the fresh cocktail menu! So I ordered the 10$ drinks I always dream of ordering… I had the Kentucky 57 – Maker’s, simple syrup, and champagne. So delish! My…

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The Lucky One

Durham

Brrr…I’ve just returned from the movie theater and I’m happy to be under the covers. My day was filled with more babysitting and in the tiny span of time between that and going to the movies, I threw together some bean tostadas. I used the lime refried beans I love so much along with jalapenos, peach salsa, and corn relish all in the oven on two corn tortillas. And my first corn on the cob of the year (wow, that’s…

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Take A Hike

Durham

Despite some looming showers, my mom, dad, and I made it on a hike today. We did a damp three mile loop at Umstead Park and emerged from the woods to sunny skies! It was nice to be out in nature and there sure weren’t many other people out hiking on a chilly Thursday morning. We were hungry for Mexican food afterwards, so we went to Dos Perros in Durham for lunch. I’ve only been once before, but I loved…

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Time for Tacos

Cooking Durham

Monday and I got along just fine today. I’ve got that feeling that something exciting is about to happen because Christmas break is right around the corner. I’m so pumped for some time off! I’m also dreaming of good food, and my brain is full of so many ridiculous recipe ideas for holiday treats. How will I ever narrow it down? In the meantime, I’m eating chickpea tacos. Easy. I don’t think I’ve had the hard shells since I was…

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