Sitting by a cozy fire, curled up with a book and a nice hot bowl of soup? No way! Winter doesn’t get all the credit for this delicious and easy culinary delight. Soups are meant to be enjoyed year-round. If…

Holiday Lights Help Make a Home By Carrie Waller “Home for the holidays.” It’s an age-old phrase that marks the season with thoughts of warmth and comfort. Perhaps no other time during the year are those yearnings for home quite so strong.…

Eight beautiful homes on the shores of Smith Mountain Lake will open their doors to visitors during the 22nd Annual Smith Mountain Lake Charity Home Tour, to be held Friday, October 5 through Sunday, October 7. Tour participants will enjoy…

Beneath its hard, unforgiving exterior, winter squash offers a sweet delicious treat worth the preparatory efforts—on its own or combined with other fall flavors. Harvested in the fall, winter squash varieties include butternut and acorn squash (which are typically available year-round),…

Potters Guild to Host Show and Sale The Blue Ridge Potters Guild will hold its 13th Annual Show and Sale October 19 – 21 at Patrick Henry High School in Roanoke. The show and sale is the largest all-pottery show…