Hidden Treasures

  One of the neat things about living in Virginia is all of the little secrets hidden in the countryside.  As you drive along the rural roads, you can see all of these abandoned farm houses and barns.  Before I had to be so…adult…I would top, if I could, and explore these places if it…

Creature Comforts

Keeping this short again tonight.  I had hoped to have this posted a little earlier, but RL got the better of me…so you benefit by getting a short post late in the evening. LOL As I worked on this, I couldn’t help but think about the fact I am such a country girl who loves…

Dinner In Bed

First…Valentine’s Day may be over with but if you are putting all of your romantic energy into one day of the year, we need to talk… Second…who says we can only have breakfast in bed?  Why not dinner in bed too? As for what’s for dinner…you and your partner get to decide on that… 😉…

Weekend Retreat

While I am a big believer in the “staycation,” I also am a big believer in simple getaways. When I was married, my ex always wanted to take the big trips.  She wanted to go to the five star hotels and resorts. She wanted to be wined and dined.  She wanted the fancy spa. When…

Post College Life

“Don’t they ever leave you alone?  I thought you weren’t on call?” These were the questions posed to me by my new roommate just last night as I she and I tried to have dinner together.  While we sorted a lot of things out…chores, shared responsibilities, parking, etc….when she signed the lease to rent from…

Sick Days

When we aren’t feeling well, all we want is to be at home where we are most comfortable.  That is usually either our bedroom or the sofa.  For me…I usually flip a coin to see where I end up for the day. I had to call out sick today.  I started feeling ill about 24…