Sunflowers & Chardonnay

Life’s Short~Travel!

Here are Travel Tips to inspire you to TAKE OFF into the Wild Blue Yonder! Remember my mantra: Life's short. Travel! Last Chance to See Elvis and the Mummy If you’re heading to Richmond, stop in the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts for their…
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Happiness Within

Here’s a heady question to start out the new year. What do you think is the purpose of life? I’ll admit I haven’t considered this question much lately. I’ve been way too busy with meeting deadlines, running errands, and trying to spend quality time…
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Tempting Travel Ideas

Snowmotion Sweepstakes Virginia has just announced the mother of all snow sports sweepstakes for moms and dads looking to share a love of the slopes with the kids. Families can go to www.Virginia.org/sweeps and enter to win the Virginia Snowmotion Sweepstakes. One lucky family…
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Empty Nest at Thanksgiving?

Here are a few suggestions from Kate Forgach on how to make your Thanksgiving meaningful—even if the kids have flown the coop! 1. Host a Dinner for Those Far from HomeThere are plenty of people who'd greatly appreciate an invitation to socialize while enjoying a…
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Fall Travel Tips

Thanksgiving Celebrations across the State From mountainscapes to cityscapes, Thanksgiving celebrations across Virginia offer something for everyone. Here are a few to consider: • Nov. 6, 2011 - Virginia Thanksgiving Festival at Berkeley Plantation, the site of the First Official Thanksgiving. Enjoy tribal dancers, Brunswick…
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Poetry is Alive and Well

After attending the Old Dominion University Literary Festival, I am newly inspired by the creativity and thoughtfulness of writers. Poets, especially, fascinate me. Poetry used to scare me. I always thought it was hard to understand. I was probably trying too hard. Now I…
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Volunteer to a Healthier Life

I have invited Marcy Germanotta, communications director for the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast, to blog about volunteering. There are many ways to reach good mental and physical health. Dieting, exercising and meditation are quick to come to mind. But what about volunteerism?…
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Travel With Tidewater Women

Cape Charles Getaway

Cape Charles Getaway

Virginia Destinations 07-01-2020

Grab your gal pal and head for the Shore, where old-fashioned fun—and great food—await! Read more

Get Outside Guide

Get Outside Guide

Virginia Destinations 06-01-2020

Exercise and fresh air are an antidote for the blues, so get outside and just do it! Read more

Southern Spain At Your Own Pace

Southern Spain At Your Own Pace

Europe & The World 06-01-2020

Discover Europe in the fall when the crowds are gone and the weather's just right! Read more

Explore Three Continents by Sea

Explore Three Continents by Sea

Europe & The World 05-02-2020

Discover bucket-list ports, tasty Mediterranean fare, and Greek disco on board the Celestyal Crystal. Read more

Find Your Favorite Beach

Find Your Favorite Beach

Europe & The World 05-01-2020

Plan now to visit one of these beautiful beaches, where you can relax and reset. Read more

The Mellow Side of Greece

The Mellow Side of Greece

Europe & The World 04-02-2020

Lose yourself in the serenity of the Greek Peloponnese, where calm tranquility awaits. Read more

Exploring Athens & Beyond

Exploring Athens & Beyond

Europe & The World 03-02-2020

Find out why Athens is Peggy’s new favorite city in Europe.  Read more

Falling in Love with Barcelona

Falling in Love with Barcelona

Europe & The World 02-01-2020

Barcelona is blooming into a world-class city. Join us for design tour, brunch with a view, and more! Read more

Savor the Slow Pace of Madrid

Savor the Slow Pace of Madrid

Europe & The World 01-03-2020

Slow down and get to know this delicious city. Read more