Easy dinners: Date night bags from Society Fair

Easy Local Dinners for Chilly Fall Nights

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

Pulling together delicious dinners at the end of each workday gets more and more challenging as the days get shorter and the nights colder. Lucky for you and me, some of our favorite local restaurants are making this nightly challenge virtually non-existent! Stomp at Home Bags from Stomping Ground Stomping Ground has you covered for Sunday or Wednesday night dinners! They offer …

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Why Acting Now Could Benefit you NOW

Jessica Richardson Real Estate

With Thanksgiving just a few weeks away, the holidays are upon us. The real estate market has wrapped up for the year. Or has it?   We all know that spring is a usually prime time for real estate but selling during the winter months has some advantages. Here are some the perks to selling during the holiday season. 1. …

Old Town wears Fall well

Welcome Fall ~ A Checklist for Fall Maintenance

Jessica Richardson Real Estate , Tips

Autumn is here… Fall has arrived along with all the tell-tale signs of the season: mums, maple donuts, Fall festivals and,of course, everything pumpkin. It’s also a great time of year to get your home ready for winter and, for sale, if you’re contemplating a spring move. Here is a checklist to get you started on Fall Maintenance items. Start …

Celebrate fall at Cox Farms

Fall Festivities for the Whole Family

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

Even though the truly-feels-like-fall weather has temporarily taken a step back, it has made way for 80-degree, low-humidity days… at least for the next two days. And while some loyal fall activity partakers argue that seasonal festivities should only be done when it feels like fall, I’m going to enjoy and appreciate these last few warm days, and then relish …

Contemporary gray paint color in this living room

Find the Perfect Color for your Home

Jessica Richardson Remodeling

Picking a paint color is hard.  Is it just me or are swatches getting smaller and smaller, and who really wants to buy 3-5 samples, paint different parts of the room with each, and wait 2-3 days to see how the colors look at different times of day?  Not me. Houzz photo by ProRail Systems Ltd Houzz photo by tvizz Narrow …

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Why I Love Living in Braddock Heights

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle , Our Areas , Real Estate

If you’re thinking of moving outside of  the city but still want to be close to the action, you should take a look at the Braddock Heights neighborhood.   Part of the greater North Ridge section of Alexandria City, Braddock Heights is a quiet  suburban neighborhood located between Russell Road, Braddock Road and Quaker Lane. Living in Braddock Heights is …

Vine on the Waterfront

Two Fantastic Annual Alexandria Events this Weekend!

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

Alexandria is a wonderful place to be each summer – there are festivals galore, and with the lovely weather we’ve had lately, albeit hot, there is no better time to enjoy the festivities.  This weekend is no exception, with two of Alexandria’s favorite festivals on Saturday. Vine on the Waterfront Each summer Wine Lovers hosts its annual Vine on the …