lately: winery hopping

Because the hubs and I just cannot get enough of exploring local wineries and breweries, we took advantage of a free weekend last month and made our way up to Charlottesville, VA. Being only a mere 2 hours {and that’s a bit of a stretch!} from our home, it is the ideal weekend getaway – a Saturday afternoon spent exploring venues we’ve not yet been to, dinner down at ‘The Corner’, and a little bit of bar exploring before calling it a night! And, you know us, we couldn’t leave enough alone…we made sure to squeeze in a hike on the way home Sunday morning! Here’s a peak into the places we visited, many of them recommended by my dear friend {and wine connoisseur} Suzanne : ) 

Enjoy! -Alicia xoxo 

Saturday Afternoon: Hopping 

{Bold Rock Cidery, Fly Fox Vineyard, Blue Mountain Brewery, Pollack Vineyard, Loving Cup Vineyard, Albermarle CiderWorks}

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Saturday Night: Out and About {Mellow Mushroom, Basil}

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Sunday Hike: Humpback Rocks, Appalachian Trail

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Sunday Afternoon: {Barren Ridge Vineyard, Rockbridge Vineyard}

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lately: family

The hubs and I had the ABSOLUTE best time this past weekend; my mom and dad were in town! Not only was it her birthday weekend, but my sister found out that she matched at her top choice for her residency program :) Needless to say, lots of celebrations were in order. A fabulous dinner out on Friday and home cooking on Saturday, with lots of good cocktails and conversations, flowed the entire time. I’m so blessed to have such a wonderful family unit – here’s a glimpse into some of our tastes and adventures.

-Alicia xoxo 

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lately: charleston

With the influx of snow and cold that we’ve been experiencing here lately, what better excuse than to go see my baby sister down in beautiful {& warm} Charleston?!

It was the most special weekend – good food & drink, good conversation, and above all, quality sister time. Here’s a glimpse into how we spent our time! 

Alicia xoxo 

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