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Scenes From Dinner

We have moved! Thursday night was the last night in the condo.  We are now in our new home, and we're ecstatic.  My sweet parents came up this weekend to help us get settled into the new house.  You've never met two people more eager to help!

The new house is so perfect for us.  But I have to give some props to the condo!  It really brought us a lot of fun memories.  When we moved from Columbia, we downsized from a 2200 sq. ft. condo to a 600 sq. ft. condo.  Did I mention we have a 70-lb dog?  We went from 3 bathrooms to just one.  We went from separate closets to one shared teeny closet.  An open closet that masks no new purchases.  Dang.  We  lived on the lightrail in Charlotte and got used to the constant ding-ding-ding of the train.  We took weekend runs from our condo straight into the heart of uptown Charlotte where we stopped for a coffee (Ian) and iced soy chai (me) and then leisurely walked back home. 

We had some of the most fun just cooking together in the tiny kitchen.  Scenes from dinner the other night:

Delicious broccoli rabe steaming for dinner

Fresh mozzerella used to make a salad with basil, tomato, avocado, EVOO, & balsamic

Yes, I drank my sauvingnon blanc with some ice cubes.  Don't judge :)

We've had a lot of great times and fun memories together.  Now, time for more great memories in our new home, which we LOVE!  More details on how that's coming together soon.

PS - If you are the one person left in the world that has not yet joined Rue La La, you're in for a treat.  Click here to join for free before 4/25 and you'll automatically be given a $20 credit.  No lie!  You will have to spend it before 5/25, but I don't think you'll have a hard time with that.  :)

10 comments:

  1. Yum, cheese! And believe me, I don't judge :) So happy the move went well!

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  2. Ha, I put ice in my wine too sometimes! Can't wait to see some pictures of your new home!

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  3. Did you make the simply syrup? It was delish! I can't wait to see pictures of the house!

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  4. Love what you are drinking your wine out of! Those jars are perfect for cocktails and wine. As you sister, I so wish I thought of that first. :)

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  5. Congrats on your move!! I am always jelly of the people who live on the light rail, makes it so easy to get around, and such a nice area. Those dinners look yummy too!

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  6. You live in Charlotte, too?! Is your new home still here? I live in Southpark! How crazy!

    following :)
    linds.eliz@ 413

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  7. Just found your blog! It's adorable. I go to school at UNC but I'm originally from Charlotte. It was such a great place to grow up! I love the sights and sounds of uptown Charlotte, and moving in itself is such an exciting experience! :)

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  8. Can't wait to see pics of the new house! So sweet that your parents came up. Check out my super cute giveaway on my blog!

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  9. congratulations on your new home! that is so very exciting!!!

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