Fire Up Your Dreams at the DreamStoke Event


Bring a big imagination and your heart filled with dreams. Let the wisdom and stories these ladies share Ignite And Fuel Your Dreams.     It’s never too late for a dream. Sometimes, you just need a little stoke to ignite it. Join us for an evening of sharing and motivating one another to work on our dreams. Receive soul…

Whistle


THIS is a whistle. How to whistle with an acorn lid. Don’t get discouraged. It takes a lot of practice. Just keep trying and you will get it. Let’s hear those acorn whistles! Happy Haymarket Day 🙂   Christina Chee is a Lifestyle and Real Estate Consultant who loves to share insights that help others to live happy and empowered…

Leaf Peeping Adventure – Three Important Tips


While the warm weather isn’t ideal for releasing the vivid foliage we all look forward to seeing, there are still places in Northern Virginia that will satisfy your leaf peeping adventure. Pretty much, anywhere that’s heavily forested can provide delight, but the trick is timing. You don’t want to be surrounded by hundreds of cars sharing the same roads on…

Sunflower Sunsations


The time to frolic among these flowers that worship the sun is NOW. The beginning of October unleashes multiple activities timed with the season and the hardest part is deciding where to spend your limited hours. This activity is ideal for the two-three hour outing that allows you to mentally reset, let the kids spend some energy in fresh air,…

Autumn Portraits at Stone Bridge


Attention all shutter bugs and painters… the clock has already started ticking on your fall portrait window in the Manassas Battlefields. Stone Bridge is a favorite location for portraits and can be busy this time of year. Come with a strategy.Manassas Stone Bridge If you dare to venture off the trail just a little to the southern banks, the reflection…

Great Country Farms


Play hard. That’s the name of the game at this farm. Giant tube slides echo the squeals of children (and adults). Pedal karts make you work your way around the track to reward you with a fast coast after you cross a bridge. An indoor pen is filled with corn for the hauling with toy trucks and tractors. Meet and…

Local Farmers’ Markets


Some things are worth the sacrifice of time. The ability to eat and provide fresh produce to your family is one of them. You can find the freshest, healthiest, and best tasting produce at your local farmers’ market. Increasing in popularity, farmers’ markets can be found just about anywhere. They provide residents an opportunity to support local business and help…

Fall Fantastic in Virginia


There is nothing like Autumn in Virginia. Sure, summers in California are amazing, and Utah winters are breathtaking in their majesty. But once October turns up and the air gets a slight bite, the colors begin to change from the mountains of Shenandoah to the Piedmont. Shenandoah off Skyline Drive Photographed by Christina Chee    Then, the brilliant reds and…

Burnside Farms Fall Market


This quaint roadside market in Haymarket has something for every season. This season, it’s pumpkins, straw, cider, apples, mums, and gourds. All of the seasonal favorites are here. Unleash the children for a go on the slides, pumpkin bouncer, and to play games. Who: Anyone happy for the arrival of fall What: Fall roadside farm market Where: 4905 James Madison Hwy,…

Colonial Farm Life


Living in an area that is incredibly rich with colonial history, one doesn’t have to drive to Williamsburg to peek into the living past. Just an hour away from Haymarket, the Accokeek Foundation provides us this glimpse through the National Colonial Farm at Piscataway Park. Adults and children alike can learn the crafts of farm life by working alongside costumed…