animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

dinner out

The days post-holiday have been rather uneventful. But I remedied that by going out to dinner with Jake, Amelia, and her mom last night. She’s heading back to school this weekend, so that was the reason. We went to one of my favorites, Tap814. They have the best cocktails there! …

phipps conservatory

I’ve been wanting to go to the Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for the longest time, so I went there this morning. As much as I hate driving in Pittsburgh, at least this wasn’t dahntahn. But, it was definitely worth fighting the traffic and the nonsensical roads of Pittsburgh–it was …

a golden gathering

Apparently this amazing event in Ligonier has been happening for a few years. I don’t know how I didn’t hear about it before. Basically, there’s a show dog (a Golden Retriever) who’s from Ligonier and they started this event a few years ago in his honor. There were over 80 …