Celebrating the Good Life, Tastes and Trends in Northern Virginia

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Mindfulness in the Mountains

Mindfulness in the Mountains: ‘Healing by the Sea’ Comes to Virginia Reducing Stress Through Mindfulness If you are feeling overwhelmed by the holiday stress right now, you may want to head to the mountains for a mindfulness retreat. Mindfulness could be your answer to coping with long lines, holiday travel, shopping, or the perfect images… Keep Reading

Christmas in Middleburg

Christmas in Middleburg Dazzles the Crowds This past weekend, NVSL Magazine headed out to the charming town of Middleburg, Virginia to take in their gorgeous Horse and Hunt Club review.  Afterwards, we enjoyed a delicious meal at the King Street Oyster Bar, visited with Pauline and Aliloo at their gift shop and rug parlor on… Keep Reading

Holiday Happenings Across Northern Virginia

Your Holiday Celebrations: Enjoy the Region, Support Your Local Small Businesses & Artists, and Do it in Style! The holidays are here! From holiday displays to winter celebrations, to visits with Santa or watching a parade, the Northern Virginia region offers much to see and do that will keep help you celebrate through end of the year.… Keep Reading

Tchaikovsky & the Nutcracker in Northern Virginia

Tchaikovsky’s Ballet: A Staple of the Holiday Season Anticipating the holiday magic means looking forward to family and friends, gift giving, food, drinks, and merry cheer-making.  And, it’s also the time where we anticipate The Nutcracker.  It’s the quintessential holiday ballet that has become synonymous with the season. The Nutcracker was the first ballet I… Keep Reading

The Joy and Hard Work of Equestrian Life

Equestrianism, also known as horseback riding, is a way of life for many who reside in Northern Virginia.  The good news about living in Northern Virginia is that even if you don’t ride horses, you can still enjoy the equestrian lifestyle that the horse community provides.   As local equestrian Virginia Costa recently shared in a… Keep Reading

Reston’s Used Book Shop: Where Books and People Meet

Reston’s Used Book Shop is the place “Where Books and People Meet.” Reston’s Used Book Shop on Lake Anne Plaza, which is has been operating as a community resource and business for close to 40 years, is everything that the avid reader looks for in a bookshop.   The bookshelves are packed with new titles, hard… Keep Reading

Morven Park: Beautiful Landscape and Rich with History

Set on 1,000 acres in Leesburg, Virginia, Morven Park is an estate both rich with history, eventing, and gorgeous landscapes.  Morven Park is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places as a Virginia Historic Landmark. The stories of those who lived at the estate are told when you visit the beautiful and eclectic Davis… Keep Reading

Castaneda Cigars: Flavor and Enjoyment

Master Roller, or torcedor, Mr. Arian Castaneda is a Cuban with more than 10 years of cigar rolling experience in Cuba. Castaneda promotes the history and culture of cigars, from Hoplantation, curing, to rolling, packaging, storage, and smoking. In the Summer/Fall issue of Northern Virginia Style & Living, Castaneda shares his tips to better enjoy… Keep Reading

Farm Fresh Real Ice Cream

Farm Fresh Real Ice Cream Delicious Real Ice Cream Worth the Drive to Hillsboro and Remington, Virginia Fresh milk and hand dipped ice cream available in over 20 flavors make a beautiful drive out to western Loudoun or  Fauquier County well worth it.  Fresh milk is pasteurized and available for purchase in glass bottles, pints… Keep Reading

5 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Northern Virginia

5 Most Anticipated Restaurant Openings in Northern Virginia in 2017 Word is out that new dining establishments are opening all around Northern Virginia. And they can’t come soon enough. Northern Virginian foodies are in for a treats of all kinds this spring and summer with the arrival of new venues serving fine cuisine. • Rick Allison is said… Keep Reading

Lucketts Design House

The motto at the Design House at the Old Luckett’s Store is “grab your girlfriends, bring the trailer, and make a day of it!”  The Design House at the Old Lucketts Store is a monthly interior design showcase where everything is for sale.  Each month the Design House is redecorated from top to bottom and… Keep Reading

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