Monthly Archives: May 2012

Treehouse Vineyards

A month or so ago, there was a Groupon up for a winery not too far from our house in Charlotte. It included a tour for two, a tasting for two and a free bottle of wine (for $15! Can’t … Continue reading

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Couch to 5k: Week 1

As I mentioned a couple posts ago, Nate and I started a couch-to-5k program. Supposedly, by the end of 10 weeks, we will be able to run a 5k. So far, we’ve stuck to the program pretty well. We do … Continue reading

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Itchy Dexter

Poor Dexter has become extremely itchy over the last couple days. I figure it’s probably seasonal allergies. (Yes, they happen in dogs, too. Dogs just express allergies as itchy skin instead of a runny nose and a sore throat.)  I know … Continue reading

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Pinterest Food Experiment: Chicken Parmesan Burgers

I found the recipe for this week’s Pinterest Food Experiment weeks ago and just knew it was one I would try. Nate’s favorite, favorite, favorite food is Chicken Parm. It is reliably what he gets at every Italian restaurant (and … Continue reading

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Softball!

Nate plays on a softball team in a rec league made up of local media outlets. (His team is a combined effort of the Gaston Gazette and WSOC-TV.) This Saturday, we took the dogs out to watch him play! Dexter, … Continue reading

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Pancakes and Schedules

Until I start working (June 3!) and since my parents left, I’m kind of at loose ends, schedule-wise. Nate works from like 10:30PM til 8ishAM. I could become nocturnal so I could sleep next to him or I could go … Continue reading

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New Cars!

Nate and I have both been driving progressively more unreliable cars. Nate’s car, a 2001 Sunfire, has overall served him very well. With over 100,000 miles, it has needed few repairs. The paint, however, has pretty much abandoned us. After … Continue reading

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Pinterest Food Experiment: Zesty Slow Cooker Chicken

Along with most women my age, I am an avid Pinterest user. Again, like most women, I pin a lot of recipes, crafts, home decor and animal stuff. In order to feel a little more legit, I try to do … Continue reading

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The Trip

The drive from Waco to Charlotte is a long one! The Bug’s odometer ended up around 1100 miles. It took 2 days (and a stopover in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.) This was “fur and away” the longest car ride the cats have … Continue reading

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Vet School Graduation

I’ve only ever wanted to be a veterinarian. Well, ok, I had a brief flirtation with a desire to be a dolphin trainer after a visit to Sea World when I was 6 or 7 years old. Other than that, … Continue reading

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