Hit the Slopes! Places to Go Skiing & Snowboarding

Arden PlaceLifestyle

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With the cold weather in full swing, there’s no better time to get out and enjoy it. You might be wondering how you could possibly endure the crisp winter air, but being at a ski resort makes it worth it! Whether you’re a first-time skier or snowboarder or a seasoned pro, check out some of these places to go skiing … Read More

4 Ways to Cut Energy Costs

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January 10th is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day! What better time to focus on lowering your energy bill than now? Doing so will help you save a few bucks and create a positive impact on the environment. Forming small habits to implement in your daily life is a great way to begin! Check out these simple ways to cut … Read More

Ring in the New Year at these Local Celebrations!

Arden PlaceThings to Do in Charlottesville

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Another year has come and gone! While Christmas Eve and Christmas haven’t arrived yet, you’re likely already determining your New Year’s Eve plans. Gather your friends and celebrate the ending of a great year and the start of the new one. There are plenty of places to spend New Year’s Eve in Charlottesville! Check out some of these local events … Read More

Stuff the Stockings With These Small But Value-Packed Gifts

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With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time to hit the ground running on gift shopping! Keep in mind, the best gifts don’t always come in big packages. We can’t forget about the stockings! Switch it up from socks, gift cards, and the other typical small gifts we often find in stockings. This year, check out some of these awesome stocking … Read More

Thanksgiving Desserts to Try This Year

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

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Thanksgiving is almost here, and you know what that means! Family, friends, fun, and — of course — food. It’s no surprise that the turkey is usually the center of attention on this holiday, followed by tasty side dishes like stuffing and mashed potatoes. However, last but certainly not least is the dessert! If you have a sweet tooth, the … Read More

Fall Date Ideas Around Charlottesville, VA

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It’s no secret that fall is full of fun activities — the pumpkin patch, apple picking, and more. Not to mention, these fall festivities also make for perfect dates! Whether you and your special someone have been dating for years or you’re a new couple, going out on dates will always be important. With this in mind, check out some … Read More

Spooky Season is Here! Watch these Halloween Movies

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There’s no season quite like Spooky Season: the crisp, fall air, the pumpkins and scary decorations scattered about, and the buzzing anticipation of Halloween. So now that the time is right, you can begin prepping for the big day by watching these Halloween movies! Some family-friendly, some intended to scare, no matter what you’re in the mood for, it’s time … Read More

Adopt a Dog at one of these Charlottesville Animal Shelters!

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For those of you that have been wanting a furry friend, you’re in luck. Did you know that October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month? There’s no better time to adopt a dog from one of these Charlottesville animal shelters. In doing so, you’re not only changing your life for the better but also the life of a pup. The … Read More

Best Places to Get a Burger in Charlottesville

Arden PlaceFood & Drink

cheeseburger and french fries

September 18th is National Burger Day! With this in mind, the only way to properly celebrate is by going to a local burger joint to enjoy a juicy burger. Luckily, Charlottesville is home to a number of delicious burger joints. If you aren’t sure where to start, here are some of the best places to get a burger in Charlottesville! … Read More

Skip Starbucks: Try These Homemade Coffee Syrups!

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iced coffee with creamer

There’s no better way to start your day than with a delicious iced coffee or warm latte. While it is very tempting to grab yourself a specialty coffee from the local coffee shop or Starbucks, it can become very costly! Why not try making your own at home? With these homemade coffee syrups, you can enjoy a fancy coffee in … Read More