Seven Oaks Lavender Farm

Did you know that Virginia has a lavender farm? I didn’t either until I saw a friend post about it on Facebook. We were fortunate enough to get the very last blossoms of the year on our recent visit to Seven Oaks Lavender Farm. Normally, there’s an entrance fee to get in, but since it’s […]

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Swannanoa Palace

I’m a little (okay, a lot) delinquent on this post, considering we visited Swannanoa in the Fall, right when those gorgeous changing leaves are about to be at their peak. Even though it’s been a few months since the visit, I couldn’t not share. Swannanoa is too beautiful not to share. Swannanoa is nestled in […]

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The Apple House

A few weekends ago, David and I drove out to the mountains to Linden, VA to visit The Apple House. I knew they had freshly made cinnamon donuts, so that was our main mission. I snapped this on the way there. David’s trying so hard to get that man bun going! Ha! I love it! […]

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The Old Lucketts Store | Antiques

My friend Briana, and I love meandering through antique shops. I’d say it’s one of the things that we bonded over early on in our friendship. A few weeks ago, we went to The Old Lucketts Store, in Leesburg, VA, and I fell in love with it! The possibilities there seemed endless between old doors, […]

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The Rosewell Plantation Ruins

About six years ago I was introduced to these beautiful ruins, hidden behind thick woods and back roads. Instantly, it was love. I’ve been back a good handful of times since I was first shown this skeleton of a mansion and each time it still manages to impress me. The mansion began being built in […]

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Gunston Hall | The House of George Mason

A few weeks ago we had the pleasure of going to check out George Mason’s home, which is nestled above the Potomac River, in Mason Neck, Virginia. This used to be a thriving colonial plantation but now is a scenic historic site. The grounds are absolutely gorgeous, so forgive me if I put a few […]

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Waterford Fall Festival

I remember going to this festival with my family as a kid once, and I remember it was such a new experience for us since we didn’t typically do Fall festivals back then. I believe that’s where I first tried apple cider, even! We made such warm memories of that time that I knew once […]

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Route 11 Potato Chip Factory

Last weekend after we visited the Shenandoah Caverns, we went to the Route 11 potato chip factory. Personally, I was excited because I haven’t been to a potato factory before and I planned on buying some awesome chips. When you go through the red door, you enter a room where you can sample the chip […]

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Shenandoah Caverns

Yesterday morning we headed out the door around 7:30 to start our venture into the Shenandoah Valley. As we drove, we were surrounded by early morning sunlight and fog, which made me wish I had a better camera because the views as we left the city behind and watched as the land became more rural […]

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