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Vegetable Gardening in Charlottesville

Vegetable Gardening in Charlottesville How we began this journey… As we returned from our walk this morning, I turned to Stephen and said, “You know we’re late getting the seeds started.” A few years ago, Stephen and I started the “where will we retire” conversation.  We’re years away from that moment but close enough that […]

How to Define YOUR Home Search

When you begin looking for your new home, you will have in mind specific criteria.  Those criteria will likely include location, price, size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and whether or not a basement or garage is imperative.  Almost any Home Search form you find will include these basic criteria. What if it’s important that […]

Earlysville VA is a wonderful place to call home…

Earlysville VA Earlysville VA in Albemarle County near Charlottesville VA is a small village featuring lovely rural neighborhoods such as Arbor Park, Earlysville Forest, Hickory Ridge, and Loftlands Glen. Subdivisions in Earlysville offer 1 to 3 wooded acre lots, many with mountain views. Major businesses and fine shopping are nearby. Earlysville VA is a wonderful […]

The Leaves Turned and They Haven’t All Dropped Yet!

Finally, some color!  I’ve always heard that we need a cold snap and rain to encourage the best Fall color.  We actually had a pretty wet summer, but we had a dry spell and mild temperatures just as Fall was marching in; it seemed we were going to miss that spectacular Fall foliage color once […]

Yes, indeed, it’s Spring in Charlottesville!

We had a relatively drag-y sort of winter… you know, the type that seems to not want to end.  We had just a couple of heavy snows, and the rest of the winter was dry and cold.  A week ago, I was beginning to prepare the beds for upcoming vegetable planting, and I wondered if […]

Theme and Hobby Rooms Bring the Attractions to You

Theme and Hobby Rooms Bring the Attractions to You Our homes are more personalized than ever before. Gone are the days of being guided by labels such as living room, dining room, and den. Today’s design is dictated by the way we live, not someone else’s notion of what a space should or shouldn’t be. […]