5 Decorating Ideas for your Front Porch

On a long summer day, there’s nothing better (or more Southern) than kicking back on your front porch and watching the sunset with a tall glass of iced tea. During warmer weather, I like to entertain my friends and family outdoors. I also like to just relax outside in...

Sightseeing Along the Blue Ridge Parkway

When the temperature soars, I love to escape to the cooler air of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As a kid, I enjoyed hiking and horseback riding in the mountains, but with age, I have grown to appreciate more sedate activities like sightseeing, dining and shopping. Along...

Strike a Pose: Find the Right Yoga for You

I remember my first yoga class well. I have never been very limber (I can’t even touch my toes), so I went with the main goal of improving my flexibility. The class was much harder than I was expecting. Since I am not the most naturally graceful person (in other...

Surprising Skin Cancer Facts

It’s summer time, which means sun, sun, and more sun! Whether you are at the beach, the pool or just enjoying the great outdoors, it is important to stay covered up and protected. (See our blog post, “Sun-Safety Picks.”) We all know (or should know) about the...