Category: Living

Celebrate Your Teacher!

Celebrate Your Teacher!

National Teacher Appreciation Week is coming up in May and WOW! Our teachers are amazing! We’ve had some fantastic teachers over the years who truly love what they do and we love to celebrate them with fun and meaningful gifts. One of the things I did […]

Our 6 Favorite Spots to Get Away

Our 6 Favorite Spots to Get Away

There are so many great restaurants, sights and fun places to explore in RVA, but if you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway, with or without kids, you’re in luck. There are lots of great options within a 3-hour drive. Here are 6 of our […]

A Quick Getaway

A Quick Getaway

I don’t like to travel far when we’re only going to be a night or two. I mean who wants to waste that precious kid-free time in the car driving?! I’d rather be at my destination enjoying the alone time with my husband. I do […]

Greenbrier Getaway

Greenbrier Getaway

We were looking for a fun spot, within close proximity to RVA for a quick weekend getaway. A friend suggested The Greenbrier, a national historic landmark and world class resort that’s been welcoming guests since 1778. We’ve been wanting to try it out for quite […]

Behind The Northern Southern Blog

Behind The Northern Southern Blog

I was so excited to meet Elizabeth Gow, the face and fashion behind The Northern Southern and take a peek into her beautiful Hallsley home. From the minute I walked into that beautiful front door (don’t you love that color?!), I fell in love. Her […]

Spreading JOY through celebration!

Spreading JOY through celebration!

I had the pleasure to sit down and chat with Julia Warren, the founder of Celebrate! RVA and this girl is the real deal! This is an amazing organization – I was so excited to learn more. Celebrate! RVA is a non-profit organization with a […]

Giveaway: SCOUT Bags, Tweed, & RVA

Giveaway: SCOUT Bags, Tweed, & RVA

Today combines three of my favorites – SCOUT bags, Tweed and RVA! I love SCOUT bags and use them for so many things. They’re my go-to summer bag for the beach and the pool, and my favorite for running around town. Not to mention how […]

A Blooming Business

A Blooming Business

Carrie Walters is Paper Rose. You may have seen her beautiful flowers at the Brunch Market this past spring, or in various places around RVA. Her flowers are truly amazing. I loved getting to know the creative artist behind these beautiful works of art. What […]

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 […]

A Southside Jewel

A Southside Jewel

  It’s easy to see why Hallsley, located on RVA’s Southside, was named 2017 Community of the Year. Resort style amenities, beautiful architecture, great schools and minutes away from some of RVA’s fabulous dining and shopping. We loved getting to peek inside one of their incredible […]

Meet Ruth & Ollie

Meet Ruth & Ollie

Mike and Kat Liebschwager both left their corporate jobs in 2004 to pursue new careers and do something they loved.  Kat studied interior design and opened her own design firm, with Mike joining her shortly after. At the High Point market, the ‘must-see event in […]

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 […]