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Our daily look at deals and getaways
Thursday, Mar 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Laurita Winery

We traveled off the beaten path to a small town with a big winery: Laurita Winery...View gallery »

Sunday, Mar 2, 2014 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

DIY Quilts, Canning in Kitchen Kettle Village

DIY Quilts, Canning in Kitchen Kettle Village

Go back in time to a world of home-made meals, country charm and a village where you don't need a car to shop around. Kitchen Kettle Village in Lancaster County, Penn. has that and more waiting for you. Read »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 5:09 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Photos: Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Spend some time at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va.View gallery »

Thursday, Dec 19, 2013 at 10:59 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Home for the Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Home for the Holidays at Kingsmill Resort

Make Kingsmill Resort your home for the holidays, with trips to Busch Gardens Christmas Town and Colonial Williamsburg. Read »

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2013 at 5:48 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Pics: Stone Tower Winery

Welcome to Stone Tower Winery, and the soon-to-be newest tasting room in Loudoun...View gallery »

Wednesday, Dec 18, 2013 at 9:35 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Wine Wednesday: Stone Tower Winery

Get ready, Northern Virginia -- in about a year you'll be in the midst of one of the most appealing wineries in Loudoun County when Stone Tower's new tasting room is finished. Read »

Monday, Dec 2, 2013 at 5:18 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va.

B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va.

Keep things sweet with a Holiday B&B Cookie Trail in Cape Charles, Va. this Dec. 15 where a visit to the B&B's will get you a sweet treat. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:30 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Holiday Window Competition in Gordonsville, Va.

Experience the true meaning of window shopping with a visit to Gordonsville, Va for their 2013 "Windows on Main Street" event this weekend. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2013 at 5:31 PM
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By Sarah Pixley

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

A Colonial Christmas in Delaware

Experience the holidays surrounded by the colonial and late Victorian architectural styles of the historic village of New Castle, Del., for the Spirit of Christmas celebration Dec. 14. Read »

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 5:13 PM
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By Alana Wise

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Thanksgivingukkah Sweet & Savory Pie Competition

Pretty sweet, right? Or savory... Yeah, pretty savory, if that's more your thing. Read »

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Sarah Pixley Sarah is a freelance photographer and the founder of True Icon Media. When she's not snapping photos of a ridiculous amount of objects, she spends her time enjoying the splendor of D.C. life. Send her tips and ideas: info (at) trueiconmedia (dot) com.
Carissa DiMargo Carissa DiMargo is an editor and writer for NBC Washington. Follow her on Twitter @dcscene.