04.06.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of April 6, 2020

Spring has finally arrived! With warmer weather upon us, it is time to refresh both our style and our beauty regimen. We’ve got an indulgent (without the price tag) hand lotion that is […]
04.03.20

What We’re Watching and Reading

As many of us have a little more time on our hands than usual, it seems we’re all on the lookout for the next great binge and/or book recommendation. If you’ve already made […]
04.02.20

Helen Olivia’s Online Floral Workshops

Well, this is not the article I was planning on writing for April. In early March, COVID-19 came barreling into our business and left a wake of destruction in its path. In the […]
04.01.20

How Are You Doing?

This week, I want to catch my breath. The last few weeks have been a weird mixture of intense focus and extreme disconnectedness. It feels like we are settling into a new normal […]
03.31.20

Spring2ACTion 2020

This week has been officially declared the week of Virginia is for Restaurant Lovers Takeout Week. We are loving all of these takeout and curbside options from our favorite local eateries. We are […]
03.27.20

“Proof Through the Night” by Clete Johnson

I have a confession to make that will not be universally popular. Are you ready? I have always hated Facebook. I don’t know why, but it just isn’t my thing. My husband set […]
03.27.20

Beat Boredom

The idea of being stuck at home may seem daunting. What will you do with all of your free time? Can you actually last a week in the same space as your partner […]
03.25.20

Dinner To Go at Stomping Ground

I could write an article, and I probably will, about what the last ten days has looked like for Stomping Ground, Bagel Uprising, the staff that work there and me. Unfortunately, I simply […]
03.24.20

Helping from Home

I’ve talked to so many friends about what’s going on. Everyone is worried and stressed out. But there is one underlying tone with everyone – they wish they could do more. That’s the […]
03.23.20

Coleman’s Canned Food Drive

We’re only getting started in this pandemic disruption, but it has meant so much to see the outpouring of support from our community for The Shoe Hive and The Hive. Folks are emailing […]
03.23.20

My Favorite Bone Broth Recipe

Whenever nasty bugs are going around, or someone in my family is sick, I turn to broths packed with immune-boosting ingredients for an added layer of protection. After I had my horrible fall and […]
03.23.20

Our Top Picks for the Week of March 23, 2020

Between social-distancing and working from home, we know that this time can bring on feelings of anxiety, boredom, and frustration. One of the best ways to digitally escape is through storytelling. Make sure […]
03.19.20

An Update on How We’re Managing Things

I had a post for this week all written and in file for publication. Then, last week, I asked Leigh to add an advisory to it about our updated hours. Now, I have […]
03.19.20

Coronavirus: Impacts on the Housing Market

By now we’ve seen it all over the news and have seen the empty hand sanitizer shelves in stores. Coronavirus is on the forefront of everyone’s mind, but what does it mean for […]
03.18.20

“What makes me feel better when I’m at home? Fresh flowers.”

We’re all spending more time at home than normal, and we’re all a lot more stressed out than normal. You know what makes me feel better when I’m at home? Fresh flowers. I […]


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