All of the Green Things

Happy St. Patrick's Day! We had a little shindig over the weekend to celebrate both an early St. Patrick's Day and the fact that my hubster, and most of his grad school pals, completed their comprehensive exams last week. A HUGE ACCOMPLISHMENT. Now they just have ot pass all their classes, and they will be… Continue reading All of the Green Things

Daily Notes, Mmm...Food...

Wine and Cheese {and Sangria}

Yes, another wine and cheese party! A new addition: an experimental Sangria which I would say turned out quite tasty. Be warned, this is not a very sweet sangria (unless you start with a sweet red wine) but I would say it was QUITE delicious. And next time, I will definitely double it. Champagne Sangria… Continue reading Wine and Cheese {and Sangria}

Life As I Know It, Mmm...Food...

Yazoo Beer, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing

Yes, you read correctly! Our local brewery, Yazoo, recently hosted a beer, cheese, and chocolate pairing. So, duh, we went. The chocolate and cheese was provided by local makers... we ALL love Olive & Sinclaire Chocolate around here. One of my favorites of the night was the salt and pepper chocolate, which was second only… Continue reading Yazoo Beer, Cheese and Chocolate Pairing

Life As I Know It


Can we just take one second to note that in the little tag cloud, over on the right, I have recently noticed the word "cheese" pop up.  This means that I have used the tag "cheese" on enough posts to render it tag-cloud-worthy.  Christmas, 4th of July, dog, hope, and summer are of equal size. Discuss.