I bought a wedding book…

I bought a wedding book…

Anyone who knows me may have been confused by the title of this post. Not because I bought a book (which I do far too often), but because it has to do with weddings. Since last April when Brad and I got engaged everyone has been pretty much been driving me crazy. Sure, I was excited/happy/shocked/ when we got engaged, but I also realized I was going to dread part of it too. I generally like to keep to myself and have always been pretty defensive to other people prying into my life with all … [Read more...]

Virginia Wine Tour

Virginia Wine Tour

Labor Day weekend we continued the Williams family reunion at Brad's aunt and uncle's house in Ashburn, VA. During our time there they took us to visit a handful of vineyards in the Northern Virgina region.  I did a little research following our visit and learned that the region's wineries are known for producing fine examples of every wine Virginia offers, including Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Chardonnay, Mandolin, Merlot, Norton, Petit Verdot, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, … [Read more...]

Day Trip to Lancaster, PA

Day Trip to Lancaster, PA

This weekend we had a great visit with Brad's sister, brother-in-law and two adorable girls.  We always love when people come to visit from out of town because it is a great excuse to do something super touristy!  On Friday we made our way to Lancaster, PA where we spent some time learning about the lives of Amish people, shopping for handmade crafts and enjoying all the delicious food.  It's been about 15 years since I had been to the area with my family and I couldn't really remember much … [Read more...]