wine o. wednesday #46

I had these elaborate aspirations of coming home from work and cooking dinner for Beth and I to enjoy while trying a new wine for Wine o. Wednesday. But. . .then, this amazing weather rolled in and it was most definitely a “patio weather” kind of day! So when dad asked if Beth & I wanted to continue reading

You Again

You Again

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Tonight I got to be Beth’s Monday Night Movie Buddy, so we went to see a girlie movie for our girl’s night out. . .I know it was a Monday night but I was surprised there was only one woman in the theater when we arrived. Then, I was even more shocked when just before the movie started, a guy walked continue reading

wine o. wednesday #45

wine o. wednesday #45

Silver Oak

I finally got to try a wine I’ve wanted to try for years. . .Silver Oaks! This wine has always been one I’ve seen at fancy restaurants or in the “Fine Wines” section at the liquor store, so to get to try one for free; needless to say I was ESTATIC! Last week my sister got to go to a Silver Oaks continue reading

Star Island

Star Island

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Thanks to the brilliant advertising efforts of Barnes and Noble I purchased and read, Star Island by Carl Hiaasen. I had never read one of his books and was surprised to discover that this was the man who wrote Striptease, and series of children’s books; odd mix if you ask me. This was the continue reading

Sweet & Sassy, well um…

Sweet & Sassy, well um…

Ainsley turns 8

Today Ainsley turned 8. You might be asking who Ainsley is and why is this so exciting? Well, Ainsley is my best friend from high school’s oldest daughter and the first person to ever call me Aunt Kate! She and I have a special bond because her middle name is…Kate! I love this little girl, but continue reading

Grapefest 2010

Grapefest 2010

Grapefest 2010

The thing you should know about me before I go too far is, I hate dealing with crowds. You will never hear me ask to go to Six Flags or the State Fair. . .it won’t happen. To me it’s torture. But for Grapefest I will make an exception. It has been a couple years since I went to Grapefest and I continue reading

wine o. wednesday #44

wine o. wednesday #44

Vieilles Vignes Sancerre

Tonight’s adventure in wine tasting was a Sancerre, please do not ask me to say it I will kill it with my horrible pronunceation. I had a bit of a hard time finding a Sancerre. The first store I went to did not have any and the second store I visited only had 4 options. They ranged in price from $22 continue reading