Sunflowers & Chardonnay

A Youthful Glow

Having good skin is partly a result of the genes you inherit from your parents, but it also has a lot to do with how well you care for your skin. If you’re like me, you started paying attention to skin care around the…
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K2: Mountain as Metaphor

Yesterday was my birthday. (I’m 50-something, in case you wondered.) I started the day with work, then a yoga class, then more work, then a massage, then a hair appointment. Then the theatre! Peter and I went to go see K2 last night presented…
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Apron Strings

When I first met my husband, Peter, in Amsterdam, he was in his early thirties and living at home with his parents. He told me that he helped with rent and that living at home suited him. “I like being with my family,” he…
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Battle of the Chairs

Do you ever get a sore rear end from sitting too much? (Sorry, I just don’t like the word bu**. I just think it is so uncivilized, but I’ll save my rant about bad language for another blog!) Ok, back to my sore rear…
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Be Safe This Summer

Happy Summer! Well, technically it's not summer yet, but after Memorial Day Weekend, it sure feels like summer. I came across these great tips for being safe this summer—courtesy of the International Assn. of Fire Fighters. Take heed! Summer is here. As families have…
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In the Groove

A long time ago a friend of mine told me I just didn’t have the groove. It was the summer I backpacked through Europe, and my traveling buddy, Mugsy, and I decided to go out dancing in Nice, France. We ended up in a…
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Travel With Tidewater Women

Nature's Playground: Burke County

Nature's Playground: Burke County

South US 07-01-2019

If playing in the outdoors is your thing, this North Carolina destination has it all. Read more

Europe for the First Time

Europe for the First Time

Europe & The World 06-01-2019

Going to Europe for the first time? Don't miss these expert tips! Read more

Wish You Weren't Here

Wish You Weren't Here

Europe & The World 06-01-2019

Europe’s major cities are becoming engulfed by tides of camera-wielding bucket-list checkers. Read more

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