I had another day with migraine symptoms. I did two loads of laundry and I made a cheese cake for tomorrow. My son listened for the oven to go off and then he opened the door to let it set inside for an hour like the recipe called because I fell asleep. Not a fun… Continue reading Play Date Saturday
Happy Good Friday!! Driving long distance while listening to audio books is awesome. It makes the miles fly by. We did Smokin' Seventeen on the way to DC last Saturday and Explosive Eighteen on the way home today. Can't wait to read Notorious Nineteen. Apparently I'm making a cheesecake for Easter tomorrow. My mom requested… Continue reading Random Thoughts Friday
A metro map is not that easy to follow if you are not used to riding the metro and trying to figure out where you are going isn't that easy either. I thought I was a pro at it until this visit. My fault. I normally print off my own copy to carry with me… Continue reading What Are You Reading Thursday?
It will rain in Alexandria and Washington, D.C. even if the forecast doesn't call for it so be prepared. It has happened two days in a row. A drum set can be made from pretty much anything. Kids love to beat on pots and pans. But adult men can make music out of empty gallon… Continue reading Rumor Has It Wednesday
We went to this really great European Cafe while in Old Town Alexandria called Bread and Chocolate. We had awesome hot chocolate and I had the best Chicken Pot Pie I think I've ever tasted. My son tried a Turkey Cordon Blue Panini. My friend had a Panini also and then we shared Chocolate Fondue… Continue reading Recipe Tuesday
I'd like to welcome our guest author -- Mary Manners Marathons, Manuscripts and Mothers What do the three M’s…Marathons, Manuscripts and Mothers have in common? Well, as a former marathon runner, I’m convinced beyond a shadow of a doubt that the countless hours of running and training during my marathon days prepared me for the… Continue reading Guest Author Monday
I woke this morning in the luxurious and historic Willard Hotel in Washington, DC. We arrived after 11:30 last night and our standard room got upgraded to a Junior Suite because they didn't have anymore left. Let me tell you it was NICE with a captial N. I had seen it on the internet, but… Continue reading Sunday Sundaes