Monthly Archives: April 2013

Homemade Parisian-Inspired Card

  I’ve been making all my cards lately, including one for our favorite 6 year-old’s birthday party this past weekend.  Here is one that we are sending to my husband’s aunt who lives in Paris ( the same aunt we will be staying with this summer in Paris and who married us in front of […]

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Baby Break

The surprise event this week occurred upon opening Judah’s bedroom door one morning and witnessing the little monkey out of his crib and roaming the grasslands aimlessly.  When this occurs for the first time for a first time parent the experience is a bit like walking into your bathroom in the middle of the night […]

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Why FVB?

People ask me all the time why I named this blog Fat Vegan Baby.  The truth is, there is no particular reason. The phrase came up when my husband and I were having dinner with friends one night in Annapolis.  The group was joking how our son, who had only experienced life on this earth […]

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Succulent Tablescape for Spring

Spring is here!  I’ve just rescheduled an interview today because I didn’t want to sound nasally and sick.  It’s still unclear what my exact diagnosis is:  whether I’m sick with a cold or have fallen victim to pollen coated in misery. But, to the point of this post and out of my cloud of congestion. […]

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Vegemania: Part Deux (Brussel Sprouts)

So, I’ve attempted brussel sprouts a few times in the past few weeks and have reduced my experience to  3 conclusions: 1.  The sprouts must be cooked until they are dark brown/black-burnt for optimal taste and flavor. 2.  Roast at a high temperature (400 or 425 degrees F) for at least 20 minutes, but it […]

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“A Morrocan Night” Invitation

This is the first draft of my husband’s 40th birthday invitation.  Isn’t it darling?! It still needs a few edits, but I love the design, colors, and the general feel for how it turned out.  A family friend provided the lettering at the top in Farsi, which, loosely translated and reworded into what I can […]

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Teddy B.

For me, Ted Baker is to the 30s what J. crew was to the 20s. Meticulously-crafted, well-conceived, and fun to wear clothes just out of your pay grade. Instead of focusing on the  list of impracticalities that accompany wearing a shirt with this price tag (which, by the way,  is more lengthy than a list […]

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