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I have wanted to write about this Christmas tradition for a long time……what you may ask? The Christmas Pickle.  No I am not talking about eating a pickle during the holidays, this is a decoration that is placed on the Christmas tree. I 1st heard about this tradition about 8 years ago.  This intri...
11/24/2019
Every Thanksgiving for as long as I can remember and believe you me that goes back a long way. My family has had turkey at Thanksgiving. I am talking about grandparents and parents. Now me on the other hand I have been outside the proverbial turkey platter and I have had numerous main dishes appe...
11/24/2019
Monticello Woods is a community of 149 homes located right on Monticello Avenue in Williamsburg. It’s location makes it convenient to shopping, 199 and Colonial Williamsburg.Homes range from 2400-3700 plus square feet. All of the homes in Monticello Woods were built by local custom builder, Wayne...
11/22/2019
Welcome to Kingspoint-a quiet neighborhood in James City County. Kingspoint is located on the beautiful intersection of College Creek and Halfway Creek in Williamsburg, Virginia. The community is 272 acres with approximately 224 homes total.  The community is located right off Route 199, close to...
11/22/2019
Join Colonial Williamsburg as the light up the sky above the Capital, with their annual “Grand Illumination”.The Celebration lasts all evening on December 8. Starting at 4pm, there will be entertainment in several locations in Colonial Williamsburg. You can find handbell music by the Westminster ...
11/19/2019
Fun Thanksgiving Traditions to Start with your Family Start with a big breakfastMany of us don’t serve the Thanksgiving Meal until suppertime. Start the day with a big breakfast, and keep everyone full until it’s time for Turkey! Binge Watching MarathonFull of turkey and the fixings? Time to rela...
11/19/2019
How Did The Christmas Tree Tradition Start? In ancient times, trees that stayed green all year had a special meaning for people in the winter. Just as people today decorate their homes during the Holidays with pine, spruce, and fir trees, ancient people hung evergreen boughs over their doors and ...
11/17/2019
Tappahannock Farmers Market The Tappahannock Farmer’s Market is a local farmers market in historic downtown Tappahannock. Started in 2010, the market  is located around the intersection of Cross Street and Prince Street.  The markets are from 9-1 pm on the third Saturday of each month starting Ap...
10/12/2019
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Millers Tavern is a Historic District in western Essex County, Virginia, extending partly into eastern King and Queen County. In total, it is  approximately 3,900 acres. It has not changed much in the past 100 years, and still has predominantly agricultural use. Most of the farm properties in the...
10/12/2019
Pumpkinville is a fun, seasonal pop-up park in Toano, VA, just outside of Williamsburg proper. Pumpkinville is dedicated to Fall Festivities and is operated by a local family farm. You can pick your own pumpkins right from the patch or choose from a large selection of pre-picked pumpkins on displ...
10/10/2019
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