Category Archives: Our Top Picks

10 Questions for Ellen Picker

Today we are featuring the work of photographer Ellen Picker, the very first subject of “10 Questions for a Charlottesville artist”. Ellen’s work is ethereal and just so beautiful. I was intrigued by it so much that I had to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Glad Rags

Kristin came over on Sunday to take some photos of me and my sweetie. I haven’t seen the final products yet, but she did send over this shot above as a little preview. She is so great at making the … Continue reading

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Music You Should Know About

My husband and I went to hear Nettles play earlier this year. (Full disclosure; we are friends with some of the people in the band and went to a free show they were giving.) But being the effete snobs that … Continue reading

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Greenwood through a Holga

Today’s guest is the author of my favorite Charlottesville blog. Simply put, Sean Santiago is just too cool. His impeccable style and quality writing make KanKan visually stunning, a source of inspiration but also intelligent and witty which is a … Continue reading

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Casual Summertime Boutonnière

I am so thrilled to introduce this guest post today. One of my best friends also happens to be a very talented floral designer. A native New Yorker, Margaret Kelley splits her time by being both a floral designer and public … Continue reading

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Diary of a New Space

Today I am so proud to introduce our guest, Sarah Tran. Sarah is a very old friend of mine (we go back 10 years!). We have stayed close since our days at VCU together.  She has a very active social … Continue reading

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Peach Picking

Peach picking is definitely one of my favorite things to do in the summer.  Last weekend we went to Chiles and enjoyed walking through the orchard, eating peaches, and loading up bags of peaches to bring home with us. There is … Continue reading

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