Home goods for a happy holiday season

Holiday gifts that will make a home warm and welcoming, safe and sound Ess-scential candles Even if the weather outside is frightening, you can enjoy nature indoors with the warm,...

Tech the halls with the season’s coolest electronics

Eight smart gifts of gadgets, toys and accessories for electronics lovers Plug into fun this holiday season with these awesome devices and tech toys that will make the holidays...

Click and gift for a stress free holiday season

Save a trip to the mall by filling up your virtual shopping cart with these great gifts The holidays should be a season of joy, not a marathon of...

Sunday supper memories, and cherished family meals

Our family's Sunday treks to both grandparents' homes made for a very filling day, in many ways Sundays are supposed to be a day of rest, but growing up in...

The all-nighter survival guide for midterms

8 items that get the grade for studious students It's midterm time, and staying up until the wee hours of the morning is and unfortunate reality for hard-studying students,...

Girl’s Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide helps women keep on driving

Engineer creates women's car care clinic and guide to help women perform basic car fixes and maintenance Patrice Banks' Girls Auto Clinic Glove Box Guide is just the kind...

Kids learn music and coding through gameplay with Osmo

Coding Jam is the latest gameplay system that teaches kids to code while they play The other day my son commanded Google Home to play a custom playlist he...

Messick’s Market and fall festival is a cornucopia of fun

Country market offers fresh farm fare and fun It’s that time of year when the pumpkin patches start sprouting up all over Fauquier County. Each year it seems to...

Vint Hill Fall Festival celebrates a new season

Annual event showcases beauty of the former grounds of Vint Hill Farms Station U.S. Army Base There are many small town festivals, but Vint Hill Fall Festival is one...

Check the back seat when heading back to school

More children get left in cars during back-to-school season GMC has announced a new vehicle feature to help prevent caregivers from accidentally leaving children in cars, which can be...

10 essentials for the end of the summer season

Gear up for the last days of summer A hot Indian summer can last for weeks, or longer, after Labor Day, so don’t give up yet on fun in...

A bedroom retreat for all seasons

Beautify and refresh your bedroom, any time of year Many a travel-weary soul has exclaimed, “There’s nothing like being home in your own bed.” Your bedroom is your private...