Your Guide to the Perfect Richmond Day Trip

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richmond virginia skyline

Are you in need of a little escape? After the year we’ve had, a mini-vacation is well-deserved. However, with everything going on, a true vacation isn’t always in the cards. Luckily, Richmond is just a hop and a skip down the road from Charlottesville! If you’re in need of a change in scenery, Richmond is the perfect place to visit … Read More

Make these DIY Candles for Holiday Gifts or Your Apartment!

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candles with red bow and greenery

December 5th is National Candle Day! Candles are the perfect way to fill your home with a warm glow and a delicious scent. Just in time for the holidays, you can fill your home with the smells of cinnamon, pine, and more. Of course, you can go to the store and buy a candle just about anywhere, but what’s the … Read More

National Healthy Skin Month: Skin Care Tips

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November is National Healthy Skin Month! Did you know that the skin is the body’s largest organ? The purpose of our skin is to block unwanted pathogens and other agents from penetrating our bodies. Perhaps you’ve noticed more acne and blemishes on your skin as a result of wearing masks. In fact, the term “maskne” has been coined to describe … Read More

Ways You Can Protect Our Oceans from Afar

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pathway to beach

It’s the heat of the summer, and you know what that means– beach trips! Now that the 4th of July has come and gone, it’s likely that many of us have been or are planning to go to the beach. Did you know, that while the 4th of July is the most popular beach day all year, it is also … Read More

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List

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friends and the sunset

Although times are far from normal, it is still summer. It’s easy to feel as if you can’t engage in as many fun activities due to COVID-19. While restaurants, coffee shops, and many other places are open with restrictions, it is still nerve-wracking to live life like we’re used to. However, we all still deserve to make memories and enjoy … Read More

Working From Home? Try These Helpful Tools

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June 25th is National Work From Home Day! In the past few months, your work situation may have gone from sitting in an office to sitting at your kitchen table. The transition from working in an office to working at home can be difficult if you don’t have the right tools to make you successful. If your job has switched … Read More

Ways to Support Local Businesses During COVID-19

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shop local

Within the past couple of months, to no one’s surprise, life has not been the same. We can’t go to the mall, we can’t dine at our favorite restaurants, and some people can’t even see their own family members. Because of this, small, local businesses do not have as many customers entering through their doors and therefore, could be experiencing … Read More

Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

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happy mothers day card

Given the recent happenings, this Mother’s Day is going to be a little bit different this year. Maybe you are lucky enough to be able to see your mother during these times. Or, maybe you will have to celebrate from afar in order to follow social distancing guidelines. No matter what your situation is, there are plenty of ways you … Read More

Lights, Camera, Action: Time for a Movie Marathon!

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couple watching movie marathon

While we are all practicing social distancing, it is likely that you’re getting a little stir crazy in your home. With all this extra time on your hands, how should you spend your days? If you’re looking for something to occupy your time this weekend, there is no better time than now to have a movie marathon. We’ve compiled some … Read More