Music & Crepes & Wine, oh my!

So this past Friday the squad decided to spend the evening at North Gate Vineyard for their first Friday event.  This one featured live music from Jason Masi and fresh crepes from La Petite Lou Lou Creperie + Bar a Vins, plus discounts on wine and of course a guaranteed great time! We started arriving … Continue reading Music & Crepes & Wine, oh my!

The Squad goes to the Outer Banks!

Wow, it's been over two weeks since I've graced my adoring fans with a blog post.  So sorry about that but you know how life gets sometimes right?  I'm sure you've already forgiven me!  This has been a crazy summer, jam packed with tons of fun (and a little work).  Two weeks in Florida for … Continue reading The Squad goes to the Outer Banks!

LoCo Wine Squad goes to Florida

So our summer vacation this year was three nights in Vero Beach, Florida followed by a week at Disney World.  Disney is right up there with wine on our list of favorite things, so we end up there way more often than we should.  But that's ok, never grow up right?!? We left home on … Continue reading LoCo Wine Squad goes to Florida

A lazy Saturday afternoon at Corcoran

We recently had a cousin visiting.  He arrived by way of San Diego, where he had recently gotten out of the Navy, and South Carolina, where he picked up his new puppy, Lulu.  So yeah, four whole days in the car including one with a 10 week old puppy and you're ready to get off … Continue reading A lazy Saturday afternoon at Corcoran

First Friday at Northgate

Hi everyone!  We're baaaaaaack!  Just home from a nice long relaxing vacation in Florida.  Just what the doctor ordered.  We visited a winery and a couple of breweries while there, more to come on that in a later blog.  But today we're back to featuring things to do in good old Loudoun County, VA! Sometimes … Continue reading First Friday at Northgate

Winery 32

Next in my series of 'Favorite Places' posts (kinda like Oprah's 'Favorite Things' without the free stuff) is an awesome place called Winery 32 in the beautiful metropolis of Lucketts, Virginia!  We've been hanging out at Winery 32 regularly since they opened in July of 2014.  We'd moved to Lucketts in February 2014, so visiting … Continue reading Winery 32

2017 Spring Farm Tour – part Deux!

Let's see where did we leave off?  Oh yeah, we'd visited Edgegrove Farm in Purcellville and had an encounter with a goat that was very suspicious of our motives and a poor sheep dog who just couldn't get no respect.  If you haven't read the first installment of this thrilling adventure you can find the … Continue reading 2017 Spring Farm Tour – part Deux!

2017 Loudoun Spring Farm Tour – Part 1

We've been participating in the Loudoun Farm Tours for several years now and this year's Spring tour was no exception!  For those of you who have no idea what the farm tour is here's a quick overview; each Spring and Fall Loudoun County hosts a farm tour and invites local agri-businesses such as farms, wineries, … Continue reading 2017 Loudoun Spring Farm Tour – Part 1