Outdoor projector makes holiday decorating easy

A variety of inserts make it fun to change up images for many occasions If you’re one of those people who hates taking down and putting up holiday decorations, the Oxyled Led Projector Light with 12 Lighting Modes, may be just the solution for you.   This tiny unit projects colorful images on your home…

Stocking stuffers to fit everyone on your holiday list

Surprise your secret Santa with one of these great gifts that come in small packages Stocking up on socks Stuff stockings with stockings, er, well, socks, that will give the recipient good feelings head to toe. Balega Limited Edition Grit and Grace socks ($14) from Enduro are made from US yarn and spun in South Africa,…

Home goods for a happy holiday season

Holiday gifts that will make a home warm and welcoming, safe and sound Ess-scential candles Even if the weather outside is frightening, you can enjoy nature indoors with the warm, soft light of a candle flame and nature-inspired fragrances from the Heritage Collection by Chesapeake Bay Candle ($15-25). These stylish, modern designed candles can make a home…

Click and gift for a stress free holiday season

Save a trip to the mall by filling up your virtual shopping cart with these great gifts The holidays should be a season of joy, not a marathon of stressful shopping. Make it easy on yourself and order up these sure-to-please gifts, all available online – and in stores – if you must, for everyone…

Messick’s Market and fall festival is a cornucopia of fun

Country market offers fresh farm fare and fun It’s that time of year when the pumpkin patches start sprouting up all over Fauquier County. Each year it seems to be more competitive, with local farms endeavoring to create the most circuitous corn maze, the scariest haunted hayride, and of course, the largest market of pumpkins…

Vint Hill Fall Festival celebrates a new season

Annual event showcases beauty of the former grounds of Vint Hill Farms Station U.S. Army Base There are many small town festivals, but Vint Hill Fall Festival is one of the loveliest I have attended, mostly due to its beautiful surroundings and its rich history. The festival was held this year on September 23 on…

Check the back seat when heading back to school

More children get left in cars during back-to-school season GMC has announced a new vehicle feature to help prevent caregivers from accidentally leaving children in cars, which can be a fatal mistake in hot weather. GMC’s “Rear Seat Reminder” is an industry-first technology intended to help remind the driver to look in the rear seat…

Celebrate America’s Birthday with a bang

Get your red, white and blue on for the holiday Independence Day is around the corner, so get ready to celebrate in style and spirit. Be a star at your July 4th party with festive food, drink and Americana accoutrement made for entertaining and enjoying your holiday. Hole-in-won! You can’t miss with a flag themed bean…

REVOQ: The fidget spinner to end it

REVOQ creators dazzle with fully loaded fidget spinner that just won’t stop The hot new fidget spinner REVOQ from WeFidget is the best thing I’ve seen since the faux Cartier diamond encrusted solid gold spinner on SNL. https://youtu.be/iN6df0twmJQ Though I’m not a connoisseur of fidget spinner’s, my nine-year-old son he is. He and his friends are…

Car care before you hit the road for summer

Protect your paint and interior and keep all systems go for summer road trips Just like your Mom told you, even if the sun is behind the clouds, UV rays can be damaging to your skin; but bet she didn’t mention what those rays can do to your vehicle.  Sun, heat, salty sea air and…

Three amazing DIY ways to transform a room

Bring out your inner interior decorator and give a room a new look, in a day, or minutes Giving a living space a new look does not always require a major renovation, or a contractor.  Here are a few DIY ideas for refreshing and reviving a room with a fresh new style, no home improvement…

Yummy pudding that will have you saying “Merci”

Glad to be a puddin’ head when it comes to the world’s most delicious pots de crème My cousin used to call people Puddin’ Head if they were dorks. Well, I’m glad to be a puddin’ head, if that means eating Petit Pot gourmet puddings every day, and every night. These amazingly delicious French-chef-made concoctions come…