Where to Eat in Lynchburg on Thanksgiving

If you’re not up to wrangling a turkey, if you want to avoid doing any dishes AT ALL, or if you simply want to enjoy a quiet meal out on the town, you’ll want to know which restaurants are open on Thanksgiving. My family recently moved to Lynchburg, Virginia, which is a fairly traditional, family-oriented town, so I thought most of the restaurants would be … Continue reading Where to Eat in Lynchburg on Thanksgiving

Daylight Savings Time & Children

A Mother’s Perspective On Saving Time: We’re about to finish our first week of “spring forward,” also known as Daylight Savings Time, better known as The Week Parents Dread Every Spring. Since our children are notoriously bad sleepers, I spent more time than I should have psyching myself out over this time change—after all, one kiddo going off schedule is hard enough on weary parents, … Continue reading Daylight Savings Time & Children

(warning: this is not a recipe)

This is NOT a recipe,   but this IS a warning. I would never steer my readers wrong. Hubs and I have put forth vigilant efforts to detox our bodies post-Christmas-over-indulgment-of-fattening-deliciousness. Hence, I have been spending more time at the gym and less time writing, for which I apologize and plan to remedy soon. (NOT that I will be spending less time at the gym … Continue reading (warning: this is not a recipe)

it’s beginning to taste a lot like christmas

This past Saturday, my little Main-Street-USA town hosted its annual Christmas parade.  I look forward to this event each year, as it marks the introduction of the holiday season.  Hubs was up and at’em early, since he had to gather his band together to march, and I had a few hours in between the parade and my mom and my mother-in-law both joining me for … Continue reading it’s beginning to taste a lot like christmas