The Wharf DC

4 Reasons to Visit The Wharf

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

I’m sure many of you have heard of DC’s newest large development project, The Wharf, but have you visited yet? If not, or if you’re looking for another excuse to head down to the waterfront, here are my top 4 reasons to make a trip. 1. Celebrate the Holidays @thewharfdc The Wharf has numerous holiday events over the next month. No …

7 Favorite Holiday Events in Alexandria, VA

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle , Our Areas

Every first Saturday of December, the Scottish Day Parade and the Holiday Boat Parade of Lights launches the month-long festivities in Alexandria. It’s always a great way to kick off the Holiday Season. There’s still a lot more holiday cheer to come & we’ve listed our  favorite events in Old Town and Del Ray… Del Ray Ladies Night Out. Sip, …

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. …

Fall festivities - Gravelly Point

Fall Festivities for Two

Jessica Richardson Local Lifestyle

Last week I posted about fall festivities for the whole family. This week, I’m transitioning from pumpkin patches and petting zoos to wineries and outdoor concerts. In short, if you’re looking for a fun fall date night with your partner, look no further than the suggestions below. Trip to the Wineries We have no shortage of wineries in Northern Virginia. Lucky …

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 …

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 …