Shop Local For Hostess Gifts

Throughout the year, but especially during the holiday season, it’s helpful to know where to go for thoughtful hostess gifts. While a nice bottle of wine will always be in style, Lynchburg area shops feature unique and charming gifts which…

Reflect Your Style With Mirrors

Mirrors have been used in design for their beauty and practicality for centuries—one of the most famous examples being the Hall of Mirrors in the Palace of Versailles, France. Completed in 1684, the hall contains 357 mirrors opposite 17 large…

Happiness, Scandinavian Style

Last winter, I began hearing a lot about the Danish concept of “hygge.” It has no exact English translation, but roughly correlates to creating a cozy feeling, and recognizing the joy of a simple moment. More recently, the Swedish philosophy…

Festive Flutes

Nothing says celebrate like a glass of sparkling wine. Champagne, prosecco, cava—even sparkling cider feels like a special occasion when served in a champagne glass. When stemware came into vogue several centuries ago, Champagne was served in a bowl-shaped glass…