Crock-Pot Chili with Chicken and Hominy is an easy to prepare and tasty meal. Get the printable recipe at virginiasweetpea.com

Crock-Pot Chili with Chicken and Hominy…

Who doesn’t love a crock-pot meal?  It’s so nice to set up the crock-pot in the morning, forget about it, and then enjoy a great dinner in the evening. I’m always looking for a new recipe to try and we really enjoyed Crock-Pot Chili with Chicken and Hominy.   A jalapeno, chili powder, and a […]

10 Mason Jar Ideas

10 Amazing Mason Jar Ideas…

Mason Jars have been hot for decorating and crafting for a few years now.  Even though Mason Jars have been an “in thing” for a number of years, I still like them, and I enjoy getting ideas for different ways to use them. I am lucky to have a collection of mostly blue Mason and […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Amy, Ginnie, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. […]

Tour of Maymont in Richmond, Virginia - virginiasweetpea.com

A Visit to Maymont in Richmond, Virginia…

Greetings, friends!  Before I share my recent visit to Maymont in Richmond, Virginia, I want to share a bit of good news.  Last Wednesday I had my second set of scans since my January cancer diagnosis and I am happy to report that my tumors are much smaller than they were in January.  My doctor […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Amy, Ginnie, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Amy, Ginnie, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. […]

Stitch Fix Review for June 2017 - virginiasweetpea.com

June 2017 Stitch Fix Review–Fix #48…

Who doesn’t like to see a package by their door?  It’s even better when it’s a box from Stitch Fix!  My 48th Stitch Fix box arrived at the end of last week and like always, it was so much fun to open it and to try on all of the goodies inside. I am a […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. It’s the first weekend in June!  What summer activities do you have planned for the weekend?  Leave a comment and let me know what fun things you are doing. Amy, Ginnie, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting […]

10 Outdoor Decor and Furniture Ideas

10 Outdoor Furniture and Decor Ideas…

Even though it isn’t the official start to summer, Memorial Day weekend means the beginning of summer to many.  Now that the weather has warmed up, we are enjoying spending time outside and are looking for ways to make our outdoor spaces and pretty and as functional as possible. The All Things Creative Team has […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Can you believe that it is Memorial Day weekend?  I’m looking forward to hosting a get together tomorrow at the lake.  Fingers crossed that the rain will stay away at least for part of the […]

Smith Mountain Lake Patio and Walkway Update

Smith Mountain Lake House Update–Patio and Walkway–Part II…

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!  Not only is this Memorial Day Weekend, tomorrow is my 48th birthday.  We are headed to the lake for my birthday and plan to spend the weekend there.  The weather isn’t looking great, but it’s always fun to be at the lake. Back in February I shared plans for a walkway […]

Best of the Weekend Party

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Amy, Ginnie, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. […]

Amish Community Cookbook

Amish Community Cookbook…

I am just like my grandmother, I love cookbooks.  Granny used to sit in the evening and read cookbooks just like she was reading a novel.  I do the same thing and love marking recipes that I’d like to try. I recently had the opportunity to review a newly released cookbook, Amish Community Cookbook:  simply […]

Vintage Oyster Cans

Vintage Monday–Oyster Cans…

Welcome to Vintage Monday.  Today’s topic is Vintage Oyster Cans.   My mom used to own a beach cottage and part of her kitchen décor included these oyster cans.  She grouped them on top of her kitchen cabinets along with large shells and mason jars filled with sand and shells.  It was a pretty display […]

Best of the Weekend…

Welcome to Best of the Weekend!  We are glad that you are here and are starting your weekend with us. Amy, Ginnie, Cindy,and I enjoy hosting the Best of the Weekend Party each Friday night at 8pm. If you don’t already follow us in some way, we’d love for you to do so. Amy, Ms. […]