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5 Great Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

| September 20, 2016 | 0 Comments
5 Great Reasons to Attend Monticello’s Heritage Harvest Festival

I’ve said before how impressed I was on my first visit to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello (on a normal day). I’m here to say that after the 10th Annual Heritage Harvest Festival last weekend I’m recommending it even more fervently. Over the coming days I’ll share 10 big reasons why you should reserve the date on […]

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Chef’s Table Cooking Class – A Southern Picnic for Foodies

| August 4, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chef’s Table Cooking Class – A Southern Picnic for Foodies

When planning a trip do you research the restaurants and regional cuisine before booking your flight? Do you love fresh ideas for cooking, entertaining and serving? If so, then this may be just the class for you, whether you’re a Hampton Roads local or merely visiting the area for a few days. Recently I sat in […]

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Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

| July 2, 2016 | 1 Comment
Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

In this second installment about Virginia’s Historic Garden Week (HGW) Tours of 2016, we’ll be visiting Eyre Hall on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. This centuries-old plantation has been one of the enchanting properties included on the Eastern Shore HGW Tour every year since 1941 and soon you’ll see why. Designated as a National Historic Landmark, the […]

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