Reality 101

Guilt-Free Summer Cocktails

What’s more relaxing than kicking back with a fresh cocktail on a hot summer day? Not much. We tried, double-checked, and picked our favorite bikini-friendly cocktails. Sip on these and indulge without the guilt all summer long. Raspberry Mint Mojitos1 shot rum    …
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Dining Etiquette 101

When we were younger, manners weren't that important. But now that we are entering the "real world," we're finding out how necessary good manners are, especially when asked to attend lunch meetings, dinner interviews, and family dinners with dates. Once you’ve mastered a few…
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On-the-Go Recipes

Between juggling our careers, hobbies, work-out regimens, and personal lives, we’re always on the go. This is a good thing, but sometimes in our efforts to be consistently productive and in control of our lives, it’s hard to find time to relax and enjoy…
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Unconventional Beauty Secrets

We asked mothers, professionals & friends share their beauty tips that have kept them looking naturally gorgeous. These unconventional secrets are tried and true and make looking great both faster and easier. Beer For lush locksBeer is rich in proteins and vitamins; through the…
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Something More, Something Better

Three months ago I moved out of my parents’ home in order to accept a full-time writing position in another state. Finally, I was going to get paid to do what I loved. At work, things were looking great. I was promised a consistent…
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Getting Things Done—Not!

My mother tells me all the time that I would forget my head if it weren’t attached. When most people say this, you would assume they’re only kidding. When my mom says it, she is dead serious. If, in some alternate universe, our body…
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What’s Your Status?

In the past week, I have deactivated my Facebook account no less than fourteen times. Now, it’s not that I don’t enjoy social networking, because I do. I most certainly do. I also did not deactivate my account to keep me from getting distracted,…
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Travel With Tidewater Women

California Dreamin'

California Dreamin'

West US 05-01-2019

Join Peggy on a California adventure, where incredible nature and tasty wines await. Read more

Always a Party in Lafayette

Always a Party in Lafayette

South US 04-01-2019

Travel to Cajun Country and sample hot sauce, meet a gator, and dance the night away. Read more

New York City: My Solo Adventure

New York City: My Solo Adventure

Northeast US 03-01-2019

Wander the vibrant streets of the Big Apple with Peggy from MudSpot to Mean Girls and a Park Terrace Hotel After Party! Read more

The Cavalier Reimagined

The Cavalier Reimagined

Virginia Destinations 02-01-2019

A storied hotel comes back to life in a new, reimagined style. Read more

Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal

Sweden's Kingdom of Crystal

Europe & The World 01-01-2019

Immerse yourself in the fragile beauty of art glass in Sweden. Read more

Escape to Maryland's Eastern Shore

Escape to Maryland's Eastern Shore

Northeast US 12-01-2018

There’s something so relaxing about sitting around a fire pit, especially on a cool autumn evening when you have a good friend by your... Read more

Stockholm: Inspired by Nature

Stockholm: Inspired by Nature

Europe & The World 11-01-2018

All eyes seems to be looking northward these days. Find out why Stockholm is becoming the trendiest design destination in Europe. Read more

FloydFest: Peace, Love & Music

FloydFest: Peace, Love & Music

Virginia Destinations 10-01-2018

Music festivals—like FloydFest—can be addictive. Check out why we crave them! Read more

They're Off! To the Gold Cup Races

They're Off! To the Gold Cup Races

Virginia Destinations 09-01-2018

You don’t have to be a horse fan to enjoy steeplechase racing—it's much more. Read more