A Date & An Outfit On Bird Scooters

Last Saturday, Chef B and I went on a spontaneous date to the historic Charlottesville downtown mall.  Despite living hardly two miles away, we have always driven (sorry, environment).  This time, we ventured out on foot and flew back on the Bird Scooters, which were just released earlier this year in Charlottesville. Along the brick pedestrian street, we visited a few eclectic boutiques, touched everything … Continue reading A Date & An Outfit On Bird Scooters

Ten+ Hacks for The Frugal Fitness Junkies

It’s been nine months since we moved from our beloved Twin City Winston-Salem to become Charlottesville townies.  Aside from its rich history and culinary scene, there is a fitness craze in C’ville that is hard to neglect.  There seems to be so many fit and stylish people every corner I turn.  Since I can’t chase them away, I took the quest to make myself a … Continue reading Ten+ Hacks for The Frugal Fitness Junkies

Six Things To Consider When Planning A Cabin Gate-away

This past weekend my girlfriends from college and I rented this cozy cabin in McGaheysville, Virginia by the Shenandoah National Park.  Eight of us occupied this gorgeous mountain home complete with an outdoor hot tub. It has been while since the last time this many of us are under the same roof for a much-needed mini reunion. We spent most of our waking hours eating … Continue reading Six Things To Consider When Planning A Cabin Gate-away

What to Read/Listen/Act on Personal Finance?

The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn. – Ralph Waldo Emerson When I started my first job out of grad school, feeling reluctant to subscribe to a Financial Advisor (anyone can claim to be one it turns out), I went through a rigorous phrase of learning about anything I can about managing money.  After all, knowledge is power.  Coming up with creative … Continue reading What to Read/Listen/Act on Personal Finance?

The Fourth Polo Wine Dinner

The Wine Dinner of 2016 was hosted at Pat’s apartment in Greensboro, North Carolina.  His bachelor apartment with high ceiling, exposed brick walls and metal beams gives away unique industrial cool vibes.  Plus his cherry wood table that comfortably seats six, all the vintage silverware and the intricate lace table cloth make Pat’s apartment the ideal location for the fourth Polo Wine Dinner (just don’t … Continue reading The Fourth Polo Wine Dinner

The Third Polo Wine Dinner

The third Polo Wine Dinner (PWD) of Twenty Fifteen took place during the WFU Homecoming weekend.  During that weekend, we swing-danced at the biannual President’s Ball, power-walked through downtown in the rain, strolled around in the blooming Reynolda Garden, and had high tea at Pat’s bungalow.  Chef B masterfully constructed the incredible menu using fantastic ingredients.  More friends came over for drinks and cheese after dinner. … Continue reading The Third Polo Wine Dinner