Nature/Outdoors

Anniversary Celebration- Visiting The Wineries Of The Monticello Wine trail

Anniversary Celebration- Visiting The Wineries Of The Monticello Wine trail

This year, to celebrate our 23rdwedding anniversary, my husband, kids, and I decided to head out to visit some wineries on the Monticello Wine Trail here in Virginia. If you have not visited a winery (or now cideries!) in Virginia, we highly recommend them! Not […]

My Favorites for July & Wrap-up!  

My Favorites for July & Wrap-up!  

Hello everyone! We have officially wrapped up the month of July, so it’s time to recap some of my favorite things from this month!   Books I Read… Over the past few months I haven’t done much traditional novel reading, and I still have a […]

All about Succulents & Cacti: What I’ve learned so far (Part 1)…Moon Cactus!

All about Succulents & Cacti: What I’ve learned so far (Part 1)…Moon Cactus!

Hello everyone and in today’s post I’m going to be starting a new series with you where I talk about what I’ve learned about succulents and cacti…so far! I’m still very much a beginner, but I’m always learning more about these fun plants and how […]

A family tradition-Picking strawberries at Holly Fork Farm-from two different perspectives

A family tradition-Picking strawberries at Holly Fork Farm-from two different perspectives

A family tradition-Picking strawberries at Holly Fork Farm-from two different perspectives Ciarra’s Perspective…. I look forward to the different seasons we have here in Virginia, because they mark the start of fun family traditions like this! Going to our local farms and orchards is something […]

SHAPING UP FOR SUMMER SERIES-My favorite ways to get fit for the summer season.

SHAPING UP FOR SUMMER SERIES-My favorite ways to get fit for the summer season.

Shaping up for summer…my favorite ways to get fit for the summer season. I feel so much gratitude for being gifted the chance to live in an area where there are 4 seasons. Every few months I have new sights, sounds, weather, and foods to […]

The “La Dame Blanche” Dress

The “La Dame Blanche” Dress

The “La Dame Blanche” dress           La Dame Blanche The mystery and lore that surrounds “La Dame Blanche” or “White Lady” is vast in its depiction and origin. From Eastern and Western Europe, to the Americas, every country has folklore surrounding […]