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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 […]

Shagbark Brings Local to Life

Shagbark Brings Local to Life

With three children and our busy lives, it’s rare my husband and I are able to enjoy a ‘date night’ out for dinner. But when we do, we love to explore some of RVA’s local restaurants. Being on the ‘four diamond list’ and named Taste50 Best […]

Wedding & Floral Design with Amanda Day Rose

Wedding & Floral Design with Amanda Day Rose

It started as a hobby that became a passion that grew into an incredible wedding design and floral business! Let me first say that I am so proud of my ‘little sister’, Amanda Day Rose, who has turned her incredible love of nature and creativity […]

Welcome The Daily to Short Pump

Welcome The Daily to Short Pump

The Daily Kitchen & Bar has two locations in Richmond, VA — Carytown and Short Pump. It is owned by the Richmond Restaurant Group which also owns The Hard Shell Downtown, The Hard Shell Bellgrade, The Hill Cafe, East Coast Provisions, Pearl Raw Bar  & The […]

Holiday Home Tour

Holiday Home Tour

As soon as I pull up to the Clifton’s West End home, I’m mesmerized by the garland, dripping with colorful, hand-blown ornaments, framing those beautiful double doors. Amy and Steve Clifton, and their three children, love Christmas decorating and have so many wonderful collections, each […]

Our Christmas Home

Our Christmas Home

I love Christmas. I love decorating and baking and singing Christmas carols. And I love Christmas traditions. We have a lot of them and try our best to stick with them but we’re far from perfect. And I love adopting new traditions with our kids […]

A Goochland Getaway

A Goochland Getaway

Welcome to this beautiful Richmond home in Randolph Square, one of my favorite neighborhoods. A few weeks go, on an unseasonably warm day, I had the opportunity to visit Denise and Patrick, the lucky homeowners. This gorgeous remodel is a nice balance of her casual, […]

Turn Over a Good Leaf

Turn Over a Good Leaf

  One of my favorite spots to grab a salad is at The Good Leaf in Carytown. I know that no matter what I order, it’s going to be fresh and full of flavor. The Good Leaf works with local growers and producers and is […]

River Run Dental for Relaxing Dental Care

River Run Dental for Relaxing Dental Care

I don’t know about you, but I really don’t like going to the dentist. It’s not even like I’ve ever had dental problems. I just don’t like going. And I’m sure I’m not alone. I would guess that most people don’t like going to the […]

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 […]

PRAI 5K for a Cause

PRAI 5K for a Cause

Mark your calendars for the PRAI 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run at Westchester Commons in Midlothian on September 30, 2017. What is PRAI? PRAI stands for PANS Research Advocacy Initiative. Did you know that 1 in 200 children are estimated to suffer from PANS […]

Love in Every Nook & Cranny

Love in Every Nook & Cranny

From the minute I walked into this precious house and met Rachel with a hug, I knew we’d be instant friends. She was a delight and Wally…well, Wally was just about the cutest thing I’d ever seen (other than my own Winston of course). Rachel […]