I live in Missouri with by boyfriend (who is also my best friend and possibly the most wonderful man in the world). We have a 90 lb. golden retriever that thinks he is human and a 10 lb. poodle which we inherited. Almost every weekend we pack them in the car and head to the family farm. We spend the weekend fishing, boating and swimming (and usually have to squeeze in some time for work). We love to eat, spend time with family and friends and enjoy the quiet away from the city. I read recipe books like they are novels. I don't think I am the most creative cook but I can follow a recipe. We both enjoy trying new foods.