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I found the food trucks!

Those of you in more urban/cosmopolitan/not-the-suburbs areas may be thinking, “So?  There are food trucks all over the place.”  Yeah, not so much where I live.  Sure, the county has finally given the green light for food truck operators to apply … Continue reading

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So, it’s been a little cold…

 The polar vortex/arctic blast/whatever you want to call it has had our area in a bit of a chill over the past week, along with a good chunk of the rest of the country.  It’s not the end of the … Continue reading

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Sound the Alarm!!!

It would seem that there is a Velveeta shortage!! Now, before we go any further, please keep any Velveeta hate to yourself.  I understand it is certainly not everyone’s cup of tea.  But I also think you can love a … Continue reading

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Today’s high: 22º

I ventured outside long enough to get some snow off my car, and that was it.  How to deal with weather this miserably cold?  Stay inside, read, and make the best cheese grits ever. The trick is using chicken broth … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Wrap Up

I know – you’ve been sitting and refreshing the page for days, waiting for my last day of antics in Williamsburg!  Well, here we go. It was a pretty leisurely day, which was good considering that this trip also confirmed … Continue reading

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Williamsburg, Day 2 – the rest

So, after Great Hopes Plantation, it was definitely time for lunch, so I popped into Shield’s Tavern. Crayfish and shrimp stew and beef pasties (think colonial empanadas) absolutely hit the spot.  Honestly, I was kicking myself that I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Three Cheers for Chownings Tavern

Yes, this one gets it’s own post.  My second day in Williamsburg I headed to Chownings Tavern for dinner and had a terrific time.  Flight of ale – check.  Welsh Rarebit – check.  Salty Virginia Ham on top?  Check.  Enough … Continue reading

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