Hello there stranger or should I say "soon to be friend"?! My mini-bio will tell you that I am generally happy by nature, sarcastic to the core, witty, super duper sensitive at the worst of times, happy-go-lucky, charming and oh so modest. I am also happily married to the love of my life. We both have a passion for great food, excellent wine and fantastic beers! We both love, love, love to cook which is probably a good time to mention I am a pastry chef by trade. Hubby is a naval officer so spending quality time together is always our first priority as he often has to sail. We love getting out and about but we also love watching a good flick, playing a rousing game of crib or reading. I am an avid photographer as well as an artist though I tend to use the term loosely seeing as I am my own worst critic. We are happy meeting new people and just as comfortable being hermits! Our family is completed by our giant marshmallow cat named Newton who also happens to be deaf and boy the stories he has provided us with. We have vowed not to become "those pet people" who endlessly talk about their pets so suffice it to say he has brought us endless flashes of misery and countless moments of joy...we really do love him :) Well coming from the peanut gallery that's me in a nutshell!