Virginia Museum of Natural History
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Virginia Museum of Natural History

There is so much to learn about in the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Take a look at what they have to offer for a day full of fun and learning!

Mill Mountain Star and Zoo
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Mill Mountain Zoo and Star – Roanoke, Virginia

Vacationing in Virginia? Learn more about the famous star that gave Roanoke it's nickname and plan your visit today!

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Christmas 2018

I'm usually really good about putting up all the Christmas decorations before the first day of the new year. However, that just didn't happen this year. As I write this my living room is still Christmas. I went to the basement to get the boxes to pack away the Christmas stuff until next year. Boxes… Continue reading Christmas 2018

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Christmas in Our Town

Every year our small town holds a Christmas event where everyone gathers together downtown. Downtown is completely shut off and the streets are lined with vendors selling their products, delicious food, hot chocolate stands, rides, games, carriage rides, and pictures with Santa. Some of the stores stay open late so people can shop. The performance… Continue reading Christmas in Our Town

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Weekend Happenings

Happy Monday! It was so cold this weekend! Saturday was in the 40's but with the wind blowing it felt like it was mid 30's. Saturday night the temperatures dropped down into the lower 20's. That is crazy for us here this time of year! It's normally in the 50's or lower 60's. I found… Continue reading Weekend Happenings

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Crochet Scarf

I've been working on this crochet scarf for about a week and I finally finished it. It seems that whenever I sit down to crochet a scarf something always comes up and I have to put down my work. So I'm glad to have finally finished! I loved making this scarf. It was so easy… Continue reading Crochet Scarf

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Crazy Michael

Hurricane Michael was supposed to hit Florida, go up a couple of states and then zoom back off into the ocean. However, Michael decided to stay a strong tropical storm and come right up over us here in Virginia. We are okay, but our small town could not handle all that rain and the damaging… Continue reading Crazy Michael