Take The Kiddos To George Washington’s Ferry Farm

School's almost out for winter break, and while there will be plenty of holiday activities going on, sometimes your kids will find themselves with a bit of idle time. When they do, many of them might turn to their devices, but here's another idea: Take the kiddos to George Washington's... [read more]

Turkey Day Tablescapes To Try

small pumpkins and guards used to create a festive fall tablescape
When you're planning your Turkey Day feast, the festive display surrounding the meal is just as important as who's bringing the sweet potato pie and whether your great aunt's green bean casserole makes the cut for the menu this year. A strikingly elegant tablescape can boost the feeling of family... [read more]

Start Your Day With Hyperion Espresso

Coffee making
Need a morning pick-me-up to start your day? A cup of coffee at Hyperion Espresso will do the trick. Serving the community of Fredericksburg, Virginia, for the last 28 years, Hyperion Espresso knows a thing or two about a good old cup of joe. Coffee Blends For true coffee connoisseurs, coffee is... [read more]

Make These Halloween Crafts With Your Kids Today

Girl making craft
You've picked out your costumes. You've bought candy to give out. You've even cut up that pumpkin into a scary jack-o-lantern. Or a happy one. Either way, you're all set for the big night. But we have a suggestion for a little more fun before everyone heads out to go... [read more]

6 Tasty Snack Recipes

An array of tasty snacks - wings, pretzels, tortilla chips and dip
If you have kids, keeping great snacks on hand for them or their visiting friends is a must, but these savory snacks aren't just for the little ones. This list of great snacks to whip up in your kitchen has a few dishes that will score a touchdown on game... [read more]

5 Must Do Vehicle Maintenance Tasks

mechanic working on engine
With autumn here, there are several automotive tasks that you need to complete in order to have your vehicle ready for the cooler months ahead. It's true that vehicles behave differently and have different needs in the spring and summer than they do in the winter. With that in mind,... [read more]

Enjoy Excellent Italian Cuisine At Orofino

Tasty appetizing lasagna served on plate on table. Closeup
There's nothing quite like authentic Italian food, and that's why we love Orofino, the authentic Italian restaurant here in Fredericksburg owned and operated by Danilo Orofino. Danilo is a native of Palermo, Sicily. He began studying how to cook very early on, opening his first restaurant and coffee bar by... [read more]

Get Ready For Fall With These 6 Tasks

autumn leaves and a wrench on a wooden background
It's snuggle weather outside and that means it's time to prep your home for the cooler months ahead. If you haven't gotten your home ready for fall and winter, take a look at these tips from Family Handyman. Fall Cleaning Everyone is familiar with the concept of spring cleaning but preparing for... [read more]

Plan A Day At Fun Land

Close up shot of person playing with a arcade machine
Nothing screams fun more than attractions, games, and food. Watching your kids try new games and chowing down on burgers and fires is what makes weekends memorable. The whole family needs time to decompress and unwind with fun. Plan a day trip to Fun Land and watch your family enjoy... [read more]

5 Tips To Keep Your Vehicle Tidy

woman cleaning car with portable vacuum
Here at Volvo Cars Fredericksburg, we know your vehicle isn't just a means of transportation. Sometimes it's a makeshift office, a break room, or even a lunchroom.  With everything that happens in the cabin of your vehicle, it can get pretty messy. To prevent it from getting out of hand,... [read more]