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Menu Planner & Some RVA Real Estate Updates

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Here goes....

Sunday - Steak Tacos (We used the marinade from this recipe and it was delicious!)

Monday - Store Bought Ravioli and Vodka Sauce

Tuesday - Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad (We never actually had this a couple weeks ago)

Wednesday - BBQ Chicken Pizza on Homemade Crust

Thursday - Turkey Sloppy Joes, French Fries

In other news, some exciting things going on in the real estate world.

My listing on W Grace near Willow Lawn is SOLD.

My new listing on University went under contract in 1 week!

And my clients from W Grace closed on this awesome house in Roxshire in Midlothian.

I have really been missing my thrifting and have all these projects to complete but need to find the time! Hoping to get my garden and flowers planted this week. Stay tuned! Happy Monday everyone!

MIA & Some Random Updates

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Life has been busy. Sorry no menu plan this week....I actually served this on Sunday night. Yikes! 

I have this great new listing in the Tuckahoe School District. Click here for more details. 


In other news, I purchased these yesterday from Piperlime.  And these! They had 20% off all sandals. 

Menu Planner

Here goes....

Lunch: California Veggie Sandwich

Sunday - Mustard Marinated Flank Steak (Barefoot Contessa Foolproof), Sauteed Zucchini, Squash & Red Onion

Monday - Salmon & Guacamole Sandwiches, Vigo Black Beans & Rice 

Tuesday - Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad

Wednesday - Fire Roasted Tomato & Hot Sausage n Beef Rigatoni

Thursday - Turkey Salisbury Steaks, White Bean Mash


This week's highlights

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I have had one of those weeks where the laundry I started on Sunday and usually finish on Monday still had loads on the floor to be washed today, Friday! The weather has been so nice we have been outside enjoying it. And this is my busy season with work and I have a really great listing coming up next week. Stay tuned for that one!

Here are some highlights from our week....

We started thinking about our garden. I found these pots at the Dollar Tree and we planted seeds in them. They are the cardboard like pots that you can pull off the bottom and plant directly in the ground. Not sure it will work...I don't have much luck with seeds but I always try to plant them directly in the ground which  I don't think is the correct way.

 But I thought it would be fun for Camille & Clyde to watch grow.

I registered Camille for Kindergarten yesterday. So excited but I can't believe she is old enough to go...already getting a little weepy thinking about her first day!

Last summer, Camill…

Even More Drugstore Favorites

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I have done a couple posts on favorite drugstore beauty items. You can read more here and here. Today, I have even more to share with you from the poll I emailed out to my friends a few weeks ago.

Lindley has a very "green" approach to skincare. One of her favorites is Physicians Formula Organic wear 100% Natural Lash Boosting Mascara.


Lindley also uses Aura Glow instead of body lotion and loves it. I recently switched to Aura Glow on her recommendation and I really like it. It is an oil but soaks in immediately. 
Augusta recommends the POND'S Clean Sweep Original Clean Wet Cleansing Towelettes. She adds that they are also great for removing the festival and fair face paint from your kid's faces. 
Brooke recommends Maybelline Fit Me Foundation. She writes..."My favorite item...and I have a few...is one that I found by accident. One day a while back, I had to go to dinner that evening and I was out of foundation with no time to run to Sephora, so I went to CVS and pi…

A Condominium Update

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My client, Sydney, recently purchased her first home. Look at the fabulous transformation she has made with  a little paint, furniture and artwork. It really shows what staging can do!  


Here are more views of her awesome changes....




What a great job! Thank you so much to Sydney for letting me share the photos with you all. You can check out more client before and afters here and here.