Shop, Eat, Live, … Local.  

Today was a Sunday well spent. My daughters and I got up early and ventured out to Carytown. Carytown is an urban retail district lining Cary Street at the southern end of the Museum District here in Richmond, Virginia. The area that surrounds Carytown is called The Fan District, the district is very popular and is…

Blueberry Picking: A Handful of Health

Today was a great day. My daughters and I awoke early and headed to Swift Creek Berry Farm to pick fresh blueberries. It was a lot of fun. They have rows and rows of blueberry bushes with blueberries growing in all stages. It was not hard at all to find full colored, plump, ripe blueberries to…

Strawberry Picking with Friends

My friends and I all have children around the same age which makes it fun for us to plan outings. Each summer we do something fun and meaningful with our children. From picking apples (upcoming post) in the fall or picking strawberries in the summer. Normally, I share about places to go in RVA, but…

Pomegranate Push

So for the last two weeks I have been replacing 1 meal a day with a green smoothie. I have found that starting my day off with smoothies is best. The loaded fruits and kale/spinach really give me a healthier boost than coffee. I have been throwing everything into my living well blender. I really…