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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crock-Pot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Crock-Pot Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Check out this recipe below, compliments of Katie of Real Food with Gratitude. Whether it’s summer or winter, a bowl of this apple cinnamon oatmeal topped with seasonal fruit is the perfect way to start the day. Quick, easy and delicious! And my favorite…kid friendly! […]

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 […]

Duck Favorites

Duck Favorites

Friday Favorites is all about Duck, NC! In addition to the beautiful beaches, Duck, NC is a charming little town and one of our favorite vacation destinations. It’s a beautiful spot between the sound and the sea and there are so many fun places to […]

Exploring Hollywood Cemetery

Exploring Hollywood Cemetery

Guest Writer: Kieran Wall “My main focus is writing about historic and cultural topics around RVA. I am in the 8th grade attending the IB Program at Moody Middle School and have loved history for as long as I can remember. I enjoy reading, writing, […]