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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]