April Books

April was a very busy book month and I was definitely using my time to read as a stress reliever. I read a few classics/standards for me, deep dived into a Nora Roberts trilogy, tried 2 that I was unsure of, and checked out 2 that were mentioned repeatedly on the Bad on Paper podcast.... Continue Reading →

Stress Relief

How do you handle stress? Everyone experiences it differently - some thrive under it and some buckle. I think I'm somewhere in between. I can handle a lot of things thrown at me, but once I reach that breaking point :: GAME OVER. There has been a lot of stuff going on this month, both... Continue Reading →

March Books

I set a goal to read 6 books in March and to not spend any money doing so. I rocked my goal and forced myself to start re-utilizing the library and their e-books. I only read 2 amazing, would recommend to anyone books but I'm also trying to branch outs and try different genres/styles so... Continue Reading →

Speechless

Somehow March flew by with nary a peep from me (with the exception of the February Book Review). Every time I sat down I felt like I had nothing to say or my thoughts weren't interesting enough to share... so I stopped sitting down and a month goes by. I seem to have this paralyzing... Continue Reading →

February Books

I only read 3 new books in February, though I also re-read a 3 book series. So far I've knocked out 12 out of 60 new books for 2019. I'm on the hunt for new ones to try! I just started listening to the Bad on Paper podcast so hopefully I'll stumble on some good... Continue Reading →

Snow Day Musings

K and I both got lucky with a snow day today so we definitely made the most of it. Slept in, shoveled snow, tackled some house projects and surprised our niece with a birthday snow ball fight (we won). Now we're enjoying a fire, creating some custom rugby kits for his tournament over the summer... Continue Reading →

Reliving the 80’s

I took a mini girls vacay this weekend by meeting my sister in Charlottesville for some wineries and a concert. We only spent half a day together but managed to cram in 2 wineries, dinner & drinks, and the Legwarmers before crashing in our hotel room! I'll do a review of the wineries later on... Continue Reading →

January Books

I started out 2019 with a pretty impressive January reading list. I have a goal of reading 60 NEW books this year (can't count the re-reads) and I knocked out 9 in January! It helped that I made it to the library twice and I'm still forgoing most TV so I end up with more... Continue Reading →

Morais Vineyards

  I visited Morais Vineyards today for a tasting with some friends. It's rare for us to get a chance to get together without our husbands or kids so this was a nice afternoon for us to sit down and just enjoy our friendship! Morais Vineyards is a Portuguese winery setting its roots in Virginia.... Continue Reading →

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