The Hunt for the Perfect Dining Chairs

I’ve been on the hunt for new dining room chairs for a few months now.  While I’m content with how my home is decorated, I’ve known that the chairs just weren’t quite right.  My dining table was a huge splurge,…

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On My Mind…Lately

Wow, I can’t believe it’s already Friday!  I love long weekends for two reasons: 1) an extra day off and 2) a short work week.  Here is a round-up of what’s been on my mind lately.  (No collage this week…just…

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Book Review: From the Kitchen of Half Truth

I recently finished reading the book From the Kitchen of Half Truth by Maria Goodin. This is a wonderful book about the relationship between a mother and daughter.  It’s a lighthearted read, but at the same time it’s tragic and heart-breaking. …

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“Glamping Trip”

Ok so our Memorial Day trip to Cape Henry, on Fort Story in Virginia Beach, could hardly be considered “glamping” (glam camping), but we didn’t have to set up a tent, so I’m going to stick with that name.  It…

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High Tea for Two

This weekend Tom and I enjoyed high tea at the Willard Intercontinental Hotel in DC.  We always love going to the Round Robin Bar at the Willard, so it was exciting to add this to our list of wonderful experiences…

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Medal of Honor Ceremony

Lovely side garden. Oh you know, just reading a book in the White House library. The Presidential China (each President had their own pattern) is displayed in this vibrant red room. Major Theresa McKeller and I were so excited to…

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