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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Winter Storm (Nick) Jonas

Like any good basic white girl, I do enjoy any reference to pop culture. Y’all.  I survived.  It was rough, but I made it with plenty of fat stored up for the rest of winter and jello arms from shoveling. So, here’s what happened on Wednesday…

Winery Wednesday: Vintage Ridge

Vintage Ridge Vineyard in Delaplane, Virginia is, from what I can recall, a hidden gem and perhaps one of the greatest tastings I’ve ever done here in Virginia. As you can see from the only photo of myself below, I was definitely having a good ol’ time…

Quiche Recipe

This is one of my faves.  Enjoy!   Ingredients: – 2 frozen pie crusts without sugar – 6 eggs – 2 cans evaporated milk – 1/2 tsp salt – 2 cups grated Swiss cheese – 2 cups cooked spinach, drained – 3 tsbp minced onion Preheat the oven to…

What I’m Craving: Ted’s Bulletin

There comes a point in every woman’s life where she realizes that she has not yet fully lived. I, of course, am not speaking about some dramatic spiritual encounter..  Because I’m never this deep when I talk about spirituality.  That’s probably not a good…

How to be a Voracious Reader

If we’ve ever had a voice-on-voice conversation, odds are, you’ve heard me mention at least one of the following: 1) The OverDrive App 2) The book, ‘Generation Me’ by Jeanne Twenge.  (life-changer) 3) My dog, Cannoli. 4) Some sort of education…

Live Like Paul: A Year Later

This marks the one-year mark since Paul Coakley left this world for the next.. I never knew him directly; I’m sure we interacted a time or two because of all the mutual friends we had, but were never friends.  However, I think I speak for many of…