Mira Roberts studied writing at New York University, graduating with a BA in English Literature before pursuing a career in media, marketing and management with PARADE Magazine, Portfolio Magazine, AltDaily, skirt! and lululemon athletica. A full time mother, writing instructor and part-time freelance writer, Mira lives and laughs with her family in Norfolk, VA.
Starting the new year with a clean slate and a fresh perspective means letting go of the past and clearing out what no longer serves you. In the case of your home, if you want to truly welcome the new year and a new beginning, you may need to do some serious refreshing.Read More »
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.Read More »
You don't have to slave for days preparing a pie that tastes as good as it looks. In fact, many pies can be made a couple of days in advance to save you prep time. With the right ingredients and a simple recipe, you can whip up a delightful, beautiful pie for your entire family to enjoy. You'll have one more thing to give thanks for this year: Easy baking without the fuss.
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Making these small changes will help you avoid costly energy bills while preserving natural resources. You can also rest easy and comfortably at home knowing you're protecting your savings and your environment. It's a win-win, all season long!Read More »
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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From Norfolk to Williamsburg, there are a host of wonderful festivals to experience in Coastal Virginia this fall. Enjoy!Read More »
Your belongings, furniture and assets at home are all extremely valuable to you, and you've probably worked hard to purchase them. Just as homeowners must purchase insurance to secure the value of their home and their assets, as a renter, its important to do the same.
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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.Read More »
We created a move-in checklist to help keep you on track and prevent you from forgetting crucial steps (how long do you really want to have to live without internet?). Whether this is your first move or your fifteenth, you'll breathe easier getting your boxes, pets and people move in with this handy dandy move-in checklist.Read More »