Saturday, August 8, 2009

Time Just for Us

Steve and I decided that some time away, just for the two of us, was in order to provide a respite from the stresses of everyday life, work and routine, and to give us a fresh outlook on things. So we spent a weekend getaway at the Scenic Overlook Bed & Breakfast at Pilot Mountain. Upon our arrival, we decided to head to the park first, where we hiked up to the overlook itself.

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There, we enjoyed the breathtaking scenery and fresh air, and just spending time together in a beautiful natural setting. After arriving at the inn, we found our suite to be quite fabulous, including spectacular views of the private lake, flower-ringed gazebo and Pilot Knob; whirlpool for two  complete with scented bath salts and candles; two fireplaces; and extra comfy sofas with tons of fluffy pillows. We were greeted the following morning with a home-cooked full breakfast served to us in our room. Our hosts couldn't have been more welcoming, and Steve and I both felt totally rejuvenated and reconnected by the time we made our way back home. If you've never taken a day - or two or three - just for yourself, give it a try. I don't think you'll be disappointed.

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