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VIRGINIA

Alexandria :: La Fromagerie

With Scott working in Old Town Alexandria these days, we’ve had a lot of fun exploring the area around where he works. I could seriously get lost all day just poking around in the various antique and specialty item…

What Are Your Autumn Projects?

This is our second autumn in the Big Brick House, and it’s feeling cozy and familiar and welcoming and we love it. I can only imagine what it will feel like after we’ve spent two more here, or maybe…

Best Places to See Fall Colors in Virginia

Despite the warm temperatures we’ve had in Virginia lately, fall is definitely settling in! The humidity is dying back and the American sweetgum and liquid amber and the occasional maple are starting to show some of their early golden…

Crispy Garlic Butter Chicken

I have been promising this recipe forever, so now, before the fall flavors hit, I’m delivering! And believe me, this buttery garlicky juicy chicken delight is worth it inΒ anyΒ season! I wish I knew where this recipe came from. I…

Summer :: Great Falls Revisited

“Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.” –Β Stanley Horowitz I’ve used that quote a few times when I’ve talked about the fun of exploring nature through different seasons,…