DESIGN

Gather Round | Choosing a Dining Table that Fits Your Style

Gather Round | Choosing a Dining Table that Fits Your Style

Come in, stay awhile and gather at the table. Share your hopes, dreams, fears and passions. Eat, drink, and be merry as we bask in each other’s company. This is ...
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Sleep Well, Lake Better | Making the Best of All Your Beds

Sleep Well, Lake Better | Making the Best of All Your Beds

At the lake we seem have more overnight guests than the average person, and who could blame us (or our friends) for not wanting to leave? Yet the hassles of ...
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IMPROVE


GARDEN

Foliage Container Gardens | Just the Leaves, Please

Foliage Container Gardens | Just the Leaves, Please

While flowers are lovely, have you ever stopped to think about what the real stars of your container gardens are? Consider the foliage—the plants that often get added as filler ...
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Planting for the Birds and the Bees

Planting for the Birds and the Bees

With recent declines in pollinator populations, more gardeners are taking care to plant items that attract and sustain these essential creatures. Over 75 percent of the world’s flowering plants depend ...
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LIVE

Loving Life at Smith Mountain Lake | Why Residents and Visitors Flock to the Area

Loving Life at Smith Mountain Lake | Why Residents and Visitors Flock to the Area

People who enjoy Smith Mountain Lake, whether as full or part-time residents or visitors, are quick to proclaim it “best” for waterfront fun. “Best” is always a subjective term. But ...
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From Young to Younger | Special Ways to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday at Home

From Young to Younger | Special Ways to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday at Home

While every birthday should be celebrated, it’s the big milestones—one, 16, 21 and basically any birthday with a zero at the end—that we hope to make especially memorable. Whether you’re ...
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