Tag - Virginia

Peachy Summer Days by Brian Mellott

August 21, 2014 2:00 PM by Brian Mellott
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:58 AM

Typically, our Saturdays are pretty booked up during the summer. If we aren't out on vacation or visiting grandparents, we are trying to catch up on housework and yardwork that we didn't get to while we were on vacation or visiting the grandparents. With three little ones, there's always something

Cville Niche Goes on a Wine Tour

August 19, 2014 1:00 PM by Cville Niche
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:22 AM

On a bright Sunday morning, a duo of Cville Niche staff - Linnea White and myself - set out on a wine tour hosted by Monticello Wine Tour & Coach Co. to see what the buzz is all about. We tasted some wonderful wine, enjoyed a beautiful day, and, perhaps best of all, networked with new local-lovin'

Girls Getaway in Charlottesville, VA by Karen Dawkins

August 13, 2014 3:00 PM by Karen Dawkins
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:40 AM

A mom's work is never done! The minute we think we're caught up, one of the kids throws up on their clean clothes. We cook a scrumptious dinner then tackle the stacks of dishes in the kitchen. Throw in car-pooling, doctors' visits and homework and it's a wonder we survive a week - much less 18

A Day of Play in Southern Albemarle by Rachael Palm

August 7, 2014 3:00 PM by Rachael Palm
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:09 PM

A summer day filled with nothing but fun ? In Charlottesville and the surrounding area? Oh, my... the possibilities... where to begin? Well, since I currently live in southern Albemarle County, I figure I'm going to start there. The southern part of this beautiful county is chock-full of fun,

Monticello by Dana Cloud

August 7, 2014 1:00 PM by Dana Cloud
Updated: January 22, 2018 11:55 AM

Monticello...it sounds like it could be a flavor of gelato or an Italian city. Well, not quite. Monticello is the home of our country's third President, Thomas Jefferson. The land on which this lovely estate is situated is found on a mountain top just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. This was

A Peachy Proposition

July 31, 2014 12:00 PM by Brantley Ussery
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:49 PM

The dog days of summer have finally arrived in central Virginia. Love 'em or hate 'em, they're here to stay for at least a few more weeks. Of course that means there's no shortage of heat, humidity, and the inevitable sky-high electric bills. Besides the heat, there's something else that is quite

A Morning at the City Market

July 28, 2014 12:00 PM by Shuree Hohn
Updated: June 4, 2018 7:45 PM

Almost every Saturday we wake up, grab our tote bag and head down to the city market to fill up on produce for the week! Spending our Saturday mornings at the market has turned into one of my favorite Charlottesville traditions. It is always full of interesting sights, smells and great local goods.
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