Category: Food & Drink

Proper Pie

Proper Pie

I love sweets but I’m not a big pie lover…but maybe it’s just because I haven’t had one that I actually love. One of my dear friends loves pie. That’s her choice of dessert, which seems so crazy to me. For her birthday, I gave […]

A Genius Idea for RVA

A Genius Idea for RVA

Have you ever tried to plan a fun date night, but have no idea where to go? Or a girls night out but not sure what would be fun with your group of girls? Or even worse – you’re sitting there on Monday morning looking through […]

Cool Down with Nightingale Ice Cream

Cool Down with Nightingale Ice Cream

Summers are HOT in RVA! The perfect time to grab a good old-fashioned ice cream sandwich…or maybe a new and improved version. If you haven’t tried Nightingale ice cream sandwiches, you are missing out! Last summer, waiting in line at Tom Leonards, we saw a […]

Crazy for Stir Crazy

Crazy for Stir Crazy

One of my favorite things we’ve been doing as a family, is visiting local coffee shops. I love coffee and my kids love tea and hot chocolate, which we can usually find at these fun, local shops. One Sunday, we ventured to a whole new […]

I Heart Vegetables

I Heart Vegetables

Last week I had the chance to sit down and chat with one of my favorite veggie loving bloggers, Liz Thomson, the talented blogger behind I Heart Vegetables. I mean, have you see her Instagram? Those beautiful pictures? I would be vegetarian if I could […]

Farm to Table Really is Better

Farm to Table Really is Better

Farmers markets are open throughout the week in different locations – but the weekend is our favorite time when it comes to browsing the markets because there are so many places with so much to see, taste, and hear! We love visiting local farmer’s markets. […]

Shyndigz for a Sweet Date Night

Shyndigz for a Sweet Date Night

As RVA’s first dessert only restaurant, Shyndigz is such a fun place to go for any occasion. It’s been voted 5 years in a row as Richmond’s BEST dessert. One bite, of ANY of their desserts, and you’ll agree. And follow them on Facebook to […]

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Mexican food is my favorite. And the funny thing is, I had never tried guacamole until a few years ago. I mean how crazy is that?! Who doesn’t like guacamole?! My sister and her husband hosted a party in their new home years ago, and […]

Pizza is a Superstar in our Family

Pizza is a Superstar in our Family

When I had my first daughter (many, many, MANY years ago), we had some wonderful friends and neighbors supplying us with dinner nearly every night for a few weeks. A friend showed up with a Caesar salad and a take-and-bake pizza from Superstars Pizza. We’d […]

The Scoop on a Local Favorite

The Scoop on a Local Favorite

Have you ever wondered about the scoop on Gelati Celesti? I have too so I popped in to talk to the owners! In 2010, Steve and Kim Rosser purchased Gelati Celesti from the Edmunds family – long time family friends. Gelati was started in 1984 […]

Get Back to the Market

Get Back to the Market

Did you know that many farmer’s markets in RVA are open year-round? That makes it easy to find some fresh ideas for meals anytime. If you’re interested in taking advantage of the year-round markets, visit the Back to the Market Movement website and find a […]

RVA Farmer’s Markets Open for Business!

RVA Farmer’s Markets Open for Business!

With spring just around the corner, our thoughts turn to fresh fruits and vegetables. And what better time to explore Richmond’s farmer’s markets than right now! One of the fun things we’ve found about farmer’s markets is they not only have delicious food, but they […]