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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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Eyre Hall – Antiques, Gardens and a Letter from Lafayette

| July 2, 2016 | 2 Comments
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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Isle of Wight Historic Garden Week Tour

| April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments
Isle of Wight Historic Garden Week Tour

Being new to Virginia, this year is the first I’ve heard of Historic Garden Week.  I love beautiful gardens, as well as lovely and historic homes. Plus I thought I could learn a thing or two about the Commonwealth, history and gardening by checking out a few tours. I hope you’ll join me in the adventure. Did […]

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Food Experiences – Truffles & Mushrooms

| January 2, 2013 | 1 Comment
Food Experiences – Truffles & Mushrooms

I’m so excited about all the info that I’m discovering about food and farm related experiences, so I’ll be running a series over the coming weeks. Today I’ll be sharing about Truffles and Mushrooms for those who enjoy these odd little fungi. Did you know that there’s an organization devoted to promoting, pursuing and advancing […]

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