Wade’s Mill: A True Taste of American History

  With so many processed options and quick assembly lines instituted to boost profits, many foods no longer taste the same as they once did. Bread, or any flour product, is one of those dramatically changed food groups. The bread that you buy at the grocery store is nothing like what people ate many years […]

A Quilter’s Paradise: The Many Faces of the Virginia Quilt Museum

  Quilts keep you warm, they remain in families for generations, and they serve as a source of comfort for many. For those who create quilts of their own, it goes without saying that quilts are indeed a work of true art—a creation that can express feelings, moods, memories and periods of time. At nearby […]

Animal Adventure: Fall in Love with the Alpacas of Maple Grove

  Forget dogs, cats, and ponies—Alpacas are the coolest pets you can own! In fact, those who have Alpacas don’t typically stick with just one or two; instead, Alpacas are often kept in herds, as just one of these adorable, and rather profitable creatures, never seems to be enough! If you are wondering what an […]

Explore the Blue Ridge Parkway from the Comfort of your Couch

  Every year around February to March, I get a little tired of all the cold, snow, ice, and wind, and look forward to warmer days for exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway. I miss the Parkway, even though I live only two miles from it. You see, in the winter, the Parkway stays closed most […]

Shenandoah National Park – True Beauty

  Shenandoah National Park is one of the most beautiful national parks in the entire United States, boasting over 200,000 acres of protected lands, providing you access to incredible views, forests, waterfalls, and wildlife. If you decide to visit Shenandoah National Park, you need to be aware of at least the top 5 things to […]

A Special Blend of Country – Country Connections

  If you have not taken the time to stop by Country Connections, a country furniture and accessory store just south of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, you are missing out on a little country gold mine! The store, established in 2000, was founded by Harry and Peggy Moore after Harry had the idea to develop part […]

Buchanan – Civil War Era Recreated

  Only an hour from Cabin Creekwood, the town of Buchanan will be hosting its 6th annual Buchanan Civil War History Weekend the weekend of April 26th 2013. This event brings to life the events that occurred 150 years ago in an amazing and educational way that you and your entire family will enjoy. All […]

Glass Blowing in Virginia – The Virginia Hot Glass Festival

  On April 27th and 28th, 2013, the Virginia Hot Glass Festival will be hosted at Sunspots Studios in Staunton, Virginia. This two day, family-friendly event will leave you amazed at the various sights and creations you’ll see. Festival hours are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm on April 27th, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm on […]

Park to Park Half Marathon – A Scenic and Memorable Race

  This year Waynesboro, Virginia will host the 5th Annual Park to Park Half Marathon on Saturday, April 27, 2013. This 13.1 mile run features some of the best and most beautiful scenery in the country, likely improving your run time because you’ll be so focused on the scenery and not any discomfort you may […]

Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival – April 20-21, 2013

  This year in Waynesboro, April 20-21, 2013, the 13th Annual Virginia Fly Fishing and Wine Festival will get underway on the banks of the South River. On both Saturday and Sunday there will be events for anglers of all skill levels starting as early as 8:00 am and lasting until 5:00 pm.   Festival […]