Life in Hampton Roads VA

Lifestyle and other information about Hampton Roads, VA!  We love where we live and we want you to, too!

Sep
27

Whether you're already a DIY expert crafter, or you prefer easy over elaborate, we've compiled a list of fall decorating ideas for your apartment to meet your specific needs. Fall mantle ideas, colorful centerpieces and beautiful leaf garlands will bring the beauty of the season outside, inside, making this a fall you won't forget! 

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May
19

May is the start of Farmers Market season in Coastal Virginia, with community markets opening up across the region featuring the area's ripest produce, delcious baked goods, local honey, cheeses and more. Whether you live on the Southside, the Peninsula or in Williamsburg, there are a variety of markets to choose from, and most are open from late May through October. 

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Nov
28

During the busy and chaotic holiday season, it can be difficult to carve out time for yourself and your loved ones, while avoiding expensive meals and one too many holiday parties, but it is possible. Making the most of the holidays requires saying no, unplugging from devices and choosing to do and buy less, while giving more time and attention to the people and activities that fill you up.

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Sep
09

When you want to spend a day with family exploring the farms, play areas and markets in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Hampton and Williamsburg, you'll have a list of beautiful places to visit. From traditional u-pick patches and farm stands to sprawling farms with winding hayrides and peaceful picnic areas, we've found the perfect pumpkin-picking spots for you.

 

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Aug
23

From Norfolk to Williamsburg, there are a host of wonderful festivals to experience in Coastal Virginia this fall. Enjoy!

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Jul
20

We've gathered 10 of the best burger recipes we could find, including recipes for the indulgent, the healthy and the cheese-lover (mmm...cheeseburger). Choose from chicken burgers, turkey burgers and burgers stuff with every kind of cheese (yes, we did) for your next cookout. For those focused on their health, there are simple, tasty options that won't weigh you down, but will still satisfy your need for a burger straight from the grill.

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Jun
17

Whether you prefer an all-American style picnic with thousands of locals beside the Elizabether River waterfront, or a one-of-kind laser show set to class American rock inside the Virginia Living Museum, you can ring in the 4th in exactly the way that suits you best.

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Jun
15

Picking out a gift for the dad in your life can be downright tough. Sure, you can buy him the annual coffee mug with #1 Dad on the front, but wouldn't you prefer to give him something he can really use, or will remember for years to come?

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May
25

Whether you prefer big bands and dancing beside the bay or a more traditional memorial service at the Governor's Palace in Williamsburg, you can celebrate freedom and honor the memories of fallen soldiers in so many ways this upcoming, long weekend.

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