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OBX Restaurant Reviews

OBX Restaurant Reviews

I recently had the opportunity to spend a wonderful week in the Outer Banks of North Carolina.  We stayed in Salvo, a laid-back area of the Outer Banks, and it was just charming.  Since it is before the summer season really starts, we had the beaches to ourselves and it was like having a private island. One of our favorite restaurants, [...]

The Painted Lady Restaurant and Tea Room is Open

The Painted Lady Restaurant and Tea Room is Open

I recently had lunch at the Painted Lady Restaurant in Norfolk.  I used to frequent the restaurant when I worked in downtown Norfolk but, last year when I made plans to meet a friend for lunch we realized The Painted Lady had closed for renovations.   It turns out The Painted Lady reopened last May and the original owners, after several [...]

Toast to Surfers Healing- Raise Money by Raising Your Glass

Toast to Surfers Healing- Raise Money by Raising Your Glass

Surfers Healing is a National Non-Profit that seeks to enrich the lives of children with autism and the lives of their families by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing. Surfers Healing comes to Virginia Beach to offer our local families with a child with autism the opportunity to surf.  I went out to the Surfers Healing Day [...]

Cupcakes are all the Rage at Just Cupcakes in Hilltop

Cupcakes are all the Rage at Just Cupcakes in Hilltop

Cupcake shops have been opening across the nation over the past 3 years and we are fortuante enough to have a Cupcakery that is open in Hilltop (near Taste Unlimited) that makes fresh, melt-in-your-mouth mini cakes. Just Cupcakes have lots of great flavors every day in the regular cupcakes.  To buy a large quantity or to ensure they are [...]

A Trip to Mt. Trashmore- A Park worth visiting in Virginia Beach

A Trip to Mt. Trashmore- A Park worth visiting in Virginia Beach

For those of us who live in Virginia Beach, we drive by Mt. Trashmore heading North or South on 264 often.  But how often do you make the trek to Mt. Trashmore when the weather is nice? Mt. Trashmore is the perfect park to get away from our daily schedule and the business of life and spend a few hours with our kids or grandkids.  The park is [...]