Take a day at the Spa for this week's Great Escape
Your teens are holding a car wash at the high school Saturday. The grandparents volunteered to take the younger children to a movie Sunday afternoon. Your tweens take tap on Wednesday evening. It’s your time. Take it. Each week, we’ll tell you about one great idea to give you a much deserved break, and make your life a little easier, maybe a whole lot easier. Today comes a Valentine’s Day offer from the Solace Day Spa. Check out the Chinese Tui Na massage for a special promotional price of $60 for a $60 minute massage. They are normally priced at $90. For more information, go to the company’s web site. Looking for other Valentine’s Day ideas? Check out our Moms Talk discussionon ways to reconnect again with your significant other that won…
Here's a good reason to coordinate childcare ahead of time: a night of wine tasting with friends.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Liz Miller
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Wine tasting might sound fun at first, but intrigue can quickly give way to intimidation. What types and price ranges are appropriate? Is it necessary to “pair” the right cheeses? Life is complicated enough without having to solve such conundrums during your precious relaxation time. So to have your wine and drink it too, consider raising a glass to Spain. There are a number of delicious and affordable Spanish wines available. Most pair brilliantly with basic Spanish snacks: olives, almonds, and a mild sheepsmilk cheese called manchego (available at Hollin Hall Safeway). Arrange the tidbits in a few platters on the coffee table and you’re ready to bring out the corkscrew. If Rioja comes to mind when you think of Spanish wine, you …