Sauced – Not Your Typical Bistro

There’s a new restaurant in town…a restaurant that is certainly one of a kind. Deb and I tried it out for you, so we can give you our honest opinion of whether this is a good place to eat, or a place to avoid. Our opinion? As Siskel & Ebert would say about a classic […]

Virginia’s Presidential Summer Camp: Our County’s Future Meets Their Past

The magnificent state of Virginia was given its name in recognition of England’s “Virgin Queen,” Queen Elizabeth I. Nicknamed the “Old Dominion” and often referred to as the “birthplace of the nation”; Virginia was the first part of the country to be permanently inhabited by British settlers. Although the state played an integral part in […]

52nd Shenandoah Antiques Expo: An Exquisite Event

Hello Readers, there is an exquisite event occurring this upcoming weekend, May 10th through 12th, 2013 that I simply must tell you about. If you have a passion for art, fine jewelry, enjoy beautiful collectible items and 18th century English and American furniture accompanied by vintage accessories; you are in for a delightful treat. Come […]

Mother’s Day at Woodrow Wilson Library & Museum – Create a Memorable Weekend

  Picking up after the kids, planning and preparing “well-balanced” meals, doing the laundry, cleaning the house and attending after-school activities, most of the time struggling to maintain one’s sanity amidst all the chaos; speaking from experience; a mother’s work is never done. If you are nodding your head while reading this article, you are […]

Virginia Vacation Destinations – How to Plan for Maximum Enjoyment

  Researching a vacation destination is one of the most important, if not the most important thing you can do when planning your vacation getaway. How to begin, sources to reference, questions to ask, are all very important when conducting your search.   Where do I want to go?   To begin, you of course […]

Stay at Cabin Creekwood – for Free!

  Book any of our Blue Ridge Mountain cabins for two nights between now and the end of May 2013, and stay the third night absolutely free!   Take that extra day to hike yet another trail, or to visit a local vineyard, or to do some strategic planning.  It really doesn’t matter what you choose, […]

Shenandoah Valley – A Storied Civil War History

  Aside from the natural beauty and spectacle that is the heart of Virginia, from the Cabin Creekwood area, there are ample opportunities to see and explore the history of the Civil War. Each area of the state offers many historic sites to visit, photograph, and explore, including museums, trails, monuments, and actual battlefields. Below […]

Antiquing in Virginia: 4 Shops Worth Visiting

  Antiques represent a hunk of history, a moment in time far away in the past. Antiques carry an air of mystery, one that keeps people collecting year after year. Perhaps there is no better way to understand the world our relatives resided in than to own a literal piece of the past; better known […]

Rockfish Gap Outfitters: One Stop Shop for all Your Outdoor Needs

“Rockfish Gap Outfitters is the gateway to your next adventure.”   If you love the outdoors, then you know that in order to withstand the natural elements you will need some man-made gear! The thing is, not all gear is made equally, which is why finding a trusted and reputable shop to supply you with […]

Local & Luscious: A Tour of the Nearby Wineries

    Virginia is full of vineyards; some of these vines are yours for the picking! Visiting a winery can be a real blast; not only do you get to learn the finer points about wine, all while enjoying a picturesque environment, but you will also be in the company of family and friends. Plan […]