Tour For A Cause | Charity Home Tour

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Now in its 27th year, the Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour showcases eight spectacular lakeside homes in Franklin and Bedford counties—and it’s all for a great cause. The three-day tour, October 6-8, is a true collaborative community effort to…

Recipes From The Orchard

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Apples are a great go-to when looking for a delicious and sometimes unexpected ingredient in both sweet and savory dishes. Whether making dessert, dinner, or in need of a simple snack, apples offer thousands of varieties, each with its own…

Refreshing Desserts for Hot Summer Days

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When the seasons change, my taste buds crave new, exciting flavors and textures. Cooler seasons call for rich, decadent desserts like dark chocolate tortes smothered in warm sauces and rich creams. Summertime, however, signals an entirely new set of desserts…