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Take a Cooking Class at Pippin Hill

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Do you enjoy cooking, or do you wish to learn more about it? Head to Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards for a cooking class! Executive Chef Ian Rynecki teaches each class, leaving you with kitchen skills you will use for a lifetime. Enjoy a cooking demonstration, along with two glasses of Pippin Hill wine. Afterward, sit down for a family-style …

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National Cheese Lover’s Day: Cheese Recipes to Try

In Food & Drink by Tammy Brown

January 20th is National Cheese Lover’s Day! Nothing hits the spot like creamy, macaroni and cheese, or really anything with cheese for that matter. What better way to celebrate the holiday than making one of these delicious cheese recipes? For all the cheese lovers out there, this one’s for you! Cheesy Overnight Hashbrown Breakfast Casserole Start off your day the …

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National Hobby Month: Find Your Hobby

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

We all fall victim to routine: wake up, go to work, come home, watch tv, and go to bed. If you feel that every day is a drag, and are looking for a change in your life, you’re in luck! January is National Hobby Month. What better way to celebrate than to work on finding a hobby that suits you …

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Charlottesville Elegance in Bridal Show

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

Are you preparing to walk down the aisle, or maybe you have a close friend who is? If so, you won’t want to miss the Charlottesville Elegance in Bridal Show! Planning a wedding can be stressful, but the Elegance in Bridal Show is your one-stop-shop for wedding planning. Whether it’s almost time to tie the knot, or you simply want …

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Get in the Spirit With Christmas Crafts

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

Baking cookies, watching movies and seeing Christmas lights are a few ways to get into the holiday spirit. If you want to try something new this season, why not try these Christmas Crafts? Perfect to do with the family or with your friends, you’ll love this instant holiday tradition. No-Sew Sock Snowman Craft A simple and cute DIY Christmas craft …

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Tips on Hosting a Holiday Party

In Food & Drink, Tips for you by Tammy Brown

‘Tis the season for family, friends, and festivities! Surely you have many holiday parties to hit within the next few weeks. Or, maybe you are the lucky one who gets to host this year. Whether you’re having your friends over for a gathering, or you’re hosting family at your house for the holidays, check out these tips for hosting a …

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How to Save Money This Holiday Season

In Tips for you by Tammy Brown

The holidays are a wonderful time, full of family, friends, food, and of course, presents. With gifts oftentimes being the focus of the holiday season, money can be tight! While you want to give everyone a gift or feel that you have many people in your life who you would like to show appreciation for, this can all add up …

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Decorate Your Apartment for the Holidays

In Apartment Life by Tammy Brown

The holiday season is finally here! Baking cookies, sipping cocoa and watching holiday movies are activities we wait for all year long. Of course, we can’t forget about decorating the house! Nothing puts you more in the spirit than string lights, holly, and the scent of pine. For some inspiration, check out these tips on how to decorate your apartment …

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Places to go Hiking Near Charlottesville

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

November 17th is National Hiking Day! How will you celebrate? Luckily, living in Charlottesville puts you in the perfect place for exploring the outdoors. Surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, there are many places for hiking near Charlottesville, and you don’t have to go far! Not to mention, the colors in the fall will take your breath away. So, what …

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Visit Carter Mountain Orchard

In Things To Do In Charlottesville by Tammy Brown

There’s nothing quite like the look of the mountains in fall. Colorful leaves and crisp mountain air make Charlottesville the place to be once autumn rolls around. Before it gets too cold, spend some time in the outdoors! If you’re looking for something fun and festive to do with family and friends, visit Carter Mountain Orchard for apple picking and …