Category: Fun Finds

RVA’s Top Coffee Spot

RVA’s Top Coffee Spot

I love a good cup of coffee. I especially love a creamy, rich vanilla latte. And Lamplighter Coffee did not disappoint. It’s easy to see why Lamplighter is often named top coffee in RVA. One of my favorite things to do, especially on a cool […]

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 […]

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. […]

Local Finds at Shops at 5807

Local Finds at Shops at 5807

Let’s talk about one of RVA’s many eclectic, fun, local gift shops! The Shops at 5807 is a concept store, owned by sisters Leigh Johnson and Anne Brasfield, located at 5807 Patterson Avenue. It’s a unique shopping experience for the customer, as well as a […]

Celebrating MOM!

Celebrating MOM!

Today’s Friday Favorites are all about MOM! I know it sounds so cliché and every mom says it, but honestly we mean it when we say our favorite gifts are the ones our kids make…and time…time is such a great gift. Ok…so maybe a little […]

Celebrating with an Evelyn Henson Giveaway

Celebrating with an Evelyn Henson Giveaway

“Evelyn Henson is dedicated to creating colorful fine art and gifts that inspire you to lead a brightly decorated life.” I had the pleasure of chatting with Evelyn and she’s as joyful and colorful as her artwork! Evelyn graduated from college and wasn’t quite sure […]

RVA’s Celebrity Bloggers

RVA’s Celebrity Bloggers

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to spend some time chatting with John and Sherry… RVA’s own celebrity bloggers and the dynamic duo behind Young House Love. Their popular blog, book, coloring book (so fun!) and now podcasts (love them!) have been my […]

All Things Pineapple

All Things Pineapple

I have always loved pineapples. I love the southern meaning behind them “hospitality” but I’ve also loved the newest slogan I share with my teenage daughter often “Stand Tall, Wear a Crown, and Be Sweet on the Inside.”   Last week I found some really […]

Friday Favorites from RVA Living

Friday Favorites from RVA Living

What’s better than Friday? How about a look at a few Friday Favorites from RVA Living? One of the things we love about RVA is the incredible selection of unique things to do, see, eat, and enjoy. That’s why we’ve designated Friday as a special […]

Spring Florals Anyone?

Spring Florals Anyone?

Who doesn’t love flowers? And spring is such a great time of year. Floral arrangements don’t have to be fussy to make a statement. Watch for some great ideas on the blog – coming your way soon!  

Turning Passion into Business

Turning Passion into Business

I love Etsy. It’s my go-to place for fun finds. It’s a wonderful place for unique gifts. And it’s just a great place to browse for inspiration and fun anytime. But most of all, I love Etsy because I can find really unique gifts and […]