Safeguard Your Security | How to Avoid Identity Theft
Midcentury Makeover | Hometown Couple Transforms House on Spring Valley Lake
Retirement Living Guide | Roanoke Valley Offers Many Options
Summer Suds | Roanoke’s Brew Scene is Bubbling
The Petfriendly Home | Create a Functional and Beautiful Household for Your Furry Friends
Out & About | Make Retirement Count with Meaningful Activities
Let It Go | Finding a New Home for Old Belongings
Roanoke Valley Home Summer 2018



Design, Defined | Southern Style

I’ve spent my life in various parts of the South—from Appalachian North Carolina to the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia to the coastal empire of Georgia. While cultural differences ...
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Sit a Spell | Summer Seating Options for Style and Comfort

With warm summer days and nights at hand, embrace the great outdoors with some good old-fashioned al fresco living. Whether you’re looking for a quiet getaway to read ...
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Exterior Upgrade | What to Know When Selecting Siding

Coming home after a long day should bring a smile to your face. But if your home’s curb appeal has faded, these daily homecomings are a little less joyful. Siding ...
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Critter Control | Keeping Wild Creatures Out of Your Home

Rabbits, squirrels and foxes are fun to watch romping in your yard; birds and even snakes can be interesting to view from a distance, but when these creatures venture inside ...
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New Growth | Gardening Trends for 2018

Gardening is an art form that has been around for centuries. Organizing a vast array of plants, trees and flowers into a dedicated garden is a delightful experience that is ...
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By the Light of the Moon | Summertime Moon Gardens

There is a special sort of magic in the garden at twilight on summer evenings. As the fireflies come out to greet the evening air, the world seems to slow ...
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Frown Lines Got You Down? | Anti-Aging Tips from Skin Experts

While a suntan was once thought to be a healthy glow, we now know it is anything but healthy. Sun exposure can cause premature aging, like lines, wrinkles and age ...
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One-day Excursions to SML | Delights Awaiting the Drop-in Visitor

Smith Mountain Lake, about an hour’s drive for most of us, offers an easy getaway. If you’re thinking about a one-day summer excursion to sample what the lake has to ...
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