Always An Time

This past weekend was randomly a long weekend for both the chap and me, so naturally we had to plan a getaway. The dog was at doggy band camp..err boot camp for well-mannered beasts, three days alone…it was fate…until weather interfered with every destination on the Eastern Seaboard. Literally. All of them. Charleston, Asheville, Pinehurst,…

The Definitive Raleigh Cupcake Guide

My chap took a mates’ holiday recently, so I had some time all to myself on hand. You might think I’d have planned a raucous ladies’ night out, spa day, or my own trip as an indulgent use of my “me” time. Instead, I finally decided that Raleigh was due for a clear “best in…

Dessert on Necker Island

The chap and I were having brunch a few weekends ago at a neighborhood joint that is supposedly famous for their sticky toffee pudding. We were too full from a weird smattering of brunch foods that ranged from white chocolate almond pancakes to a hamburger that we had to skip the this favorite. Since we…

Labor Humps

Hump day, we meet again. Hope everyone’s Labor Day was as unlaborious as mine was. Friday night the beau arrived back into town from a week away and surprised me with a reservation at my FAVORITE spot. Delicious dinner and macarons for dessert ensued. I guess I made such a fuss over the new citrus…