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Smith Mountain Lake | Charity Home Tour

Now in its 29th 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 ...
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A Pig Tale | From Hook to Plate

It’s a chilly morning in late October when we meet at the smokehouse and get into the pickup. After the obligatory stop for coffee and something unhealthy to eat, we ...
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Self-Care | Practical Strategies for Your Best Mental, Emotional, and Physical Health

“Self-care” is one of the buzzwords heard on social media and pop culture news lately. Though it is often shrugged off as a Millennial/Generation-Z trend, many physicians are heralding self-care ...
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Fall into Easy Weeknight Dinners | One Pot, One Pan or Skillet

After the long. lazy days of summer, fall is such a busy time; it sometimes feels like someone pushed the fast-forward button on our lives. School is back in session ...
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Living the Festival Life | Glamping Your Way Through Virginia

Ah, summer. This is the season synonymous with trips to the beach, family gatherings and an ever-growing schedule of outdoor music festivals. Over the past 10 years, these festivals have ...
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Gadgets, Gizmos & Whatchamacallits | Advances and Assists for 2019

Seniors today are working longer, harder, and smarter than any generation before them. A significant part of this new era of senior living is technology, both at home and on ...
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‘tis delicious; ‘tis delightful! | Adding Anti-Aging and Anti-Oxidant Ingredients

Comedian George Burns once said, “You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” Aging gracefully requires healthy habits such as getting at least seven hours of ...
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The Last Word

Alison Conte is a Roanoke Valley transplant originally from Newport News and a graduate of William & Mary. Alison and her family share their home with their 13-year-old westie, Rocky ...
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