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Low-Point Bacon-Cheddar Creamy Cauliflower

Syndicated From: Points In My Life

Enjoy as a chowder! Enjoy as side dish! It doesn’t matter how you serve it, it is one amazingly tasty dish!Low-Point Bacon-Cheddar Creamy CauliflowerIngredients:- 1 Tbs flour- 1 cup plus 2 Tbs chicken broth- 5 slices of center cut bacon (I used Oscar M…

Year over year price changes

Syndicated From: Fredericksburg Real Estate

If you listen to the news and media outlets, you might get the impression that prices are dropping.  The fact is that as you examine most of the country, this simply isn’t true.  It definitely isn’t true here in our Fredericksburg Real Estate market.  What we are seeing however, is a slowing of appreciation.  In […]

Adventure Bobsled Winter Ale

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

I’d been trying to get back to Adventure Brewing to try out their Bobsled Winter Ale for several weeks now. Life kept getting in the way, but Colleen and I finally were able to stop in this weekend. We had a laugh when we saw the TV behind the bar was …

Low-Point Pan-Fried Fish with Wilted Arugula Salad

Syndicated From: Points In My Life

Seasoned to perfection, this pan-fried fish and wilted balsamic arugula salad is the perfect low-point entrée that will leave you feeling completely satisfied!Low-Point Pan-Fried Fish with Wilted Arugula SaladIngredients:- 1 1/2 cups arugula…


Syndicated From: Fredericksburg Real Estate

  Stunning Home in Hopyard Farm   Home Photos Local Schools   Just Listed     The Edmisten/Buck Team Coldwell Banker Elite 540-538-7222 Questions?Schedule a Showing!     Extras For You!>>> Property VIDEO     11685 HOPYARD DR KING GEORGE, VA 22485 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms : 3 ( 2 full, 1 half ) List Price: […]

Whittle: Number One With a Bullet

Syndicated From: Musings Over a Pint

Bill Whittle fires back at the gun grabbers with facts. They hate that.Seems to me our cities would be safer if we just outlawed Democrats.
[ This content originated at Musings Over a Pint ]

Redeye gravy is a delicious brown gravy made with coffee. No wonder I love it! This healthy dish, using turkey kielbasa and whole grain rice, packs great flavor with just a few ingredients. Easy to make and even easier to devour! Enjoy! NOTE: You …

Misdemeanors in Virginia can carry a wide variety of possible punishments. To determine what exactly your punishment could be, you need to know what class your offense falls under. There are four different classes of misdemeanors: Class 1, Class 2, Class 3, and Class 4. There are also “unclassified” misdemeanors, which just mean that they […]

The post What is the Difference Between a Class 1, 2, 3, and 4 Misdemeanor? appeared first on Andrew Flusche.

If you’re unsure what type of charge you are facing in Virginia, you can find out in several ways. 1. Check your paperwork. If you were arrested or even just given a “Virginia Uniform Summons,” you should have a copy of whatever paperwork is accusing you of violating the law. That paperwork (either a warrant […]

The post Where on my Ticket Does it Tell me if I’m Charged With a Misdemeanor or Felony? appeared first on Andrew Flusche.

DUI Checkpoint Flyer Won’t Fly in Virginia

Syndicated From: Andrew Flusche

Have you seen the video from Florida where a guy rolls through a DUI checkpoint by putting a flyer in a baggie outside his window? Don’t try that in Virginia. Please. Exercise your rights, but this crazy concept likely won’t work. A valid checkpoint is a legal stop If the police setup a valid checkpoint […]

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Stealing the Flying Dog Glass

Tuesday evening the Flying Dog RV was spotted outside Capital Ale House. The occasion was a Flying Dog “Steal the Glass” night, featuring four Flying Dog beers served in an attractive etched glass. How could we resist going in?The four beers featu…


Isley Beer & Cheese Pairing

Thursday evening Capital Ale House set out a Cheese & Beer pairing featuring Isley Brewing Company. Three Isley Beers were paired up with three cheeses; Tall, Dark and Hopsome Black IPA with Lusk Gouda, Off the Boulevard Irish Red Ale with McClure …


Weihenstephan Steal the Glass Night

The beers of Weihenstephan Brewery in Germany were featured for this week’s Steal the Glass event at Capital Ale House. Six different beers were on tap. Fans were able to order any of the six in a tall Weihenstephan glass, or try a flight of small tast…


12th Annual Blue & Gray Oktoberfest

Fredericksburg’s original Oktoberfest celebration is happening this Friday and Saturday at Blue & Gray Brewery. This is the twelfth year for this popular event.The event kicks off Friday, September 19 at 5:00PM with the traditional keg-tapping…


Thirty Years!

September 15, 1984. That’s the day, thirty short years ago, that Colleen and I made our promise before God that we would spend the rest of our lives together. And it’s been a wonderful and amazing thirty years. We’ve had our share of both joy and sadne…



Rappahannock Political Forum 09

Local bloggers are coming to the rescue of local politics again this year in the form of the Bloggers Forum 09. Yours truly is one of several panel members participating in this event to showcase those running for Stafford and Spotsylvania VA superrvisor positions. For more info, click the banner to the right of the [...]


Local Bloggers Pass 4,000 Posts!

Today marks a milestone of sorts. Actually it’s more of a surprise. I was checking some stats and has logged more than 4000 posts from local Fredericksburg, VA area bloggers. Way to go team!
As we grow together, I’m working on changes to the website to group blogs.  You’ll all still end up in the [...]


City Taxes Going UP-UP-UP

For those of you that vote in Fredericksburg VA, here’s who you can thank for higher real estate taxes.
Councilwoman Greenlaw made the final motion to raise the rate to $0.705 of every $100. That’s almost 26% percent. It was seconded by Vice-Mayor Devine.
Councilman Kelly put forward an alternative $.68 of every $100. It was seconded [...]


A few blog changes

First, a new addition. is a photographic view of Fredericksburg, with a bit of history about those places appearing in the shots.
Death of a blog, that’s what happens when things start getting out of hand when ‘friends’ take posts in a direction not intended.  Of course I’m talking about the Fred Vegas Chronicles.  Fredericksburg’s very own [...]


Kindle Mania! Fredericksburg Hits the Big Time

Now get the area’s hottest news delivered direct to your Amazon Kindle! tries to bring together a diverse set of blogging content, and it is now available in more formats than ever.
Hopefully they will drop the price to make getting the local inside story more affordable.