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New Year, New Moon and Afton Mountain…

Can you call it a tradition on only the second time? Well tradition or not, we rang in 2014 in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, Afton Mountain to be precise in a cozy little cabin. My husband and I headed out of Richmond and towards those gorgeous Blue Ridge Mountains; first stop, The Southern Way Café in Crozét.

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Dinner at Tio Pablo!

Friday night in the bottom and we were in the mood for something authentic. I remembered hearing a lot about this little place over by the 17th Street Farmer’s Market, called “Tio Pablo”. A taqueria and tequila bar by acclaimed owner of both Lulu’s and Millie’s, Paul Keevil. My husband and I both agreed a… Continue reading Dinner at Tio Pablo!

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Vinaceous Raconteur Cabernet Sauvignon

I love a rich, bold red!  Lately, the Cabernet Sauvignon is my wine of choice.  I stumbled upon my new obsession at a local quick mart on Hugenot Road, of all places.  The Raconteur Cabernet Sauvignon from the South Australia company called Vinaceous is simply a delight to pair with a meal or a snack.… Continue reading Vinaceous Raconteur Cabernet Sauvignon