Best-Ever Brunch | Easy Recipes for Lakeside Entertaining

Brunch is an easy way to entertain friends and family, especially with recipes you can make ahead. Having a leisurely meal followed by an early afternoon on the dock is ...
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Get Creative | Smith Mountain Lake Community of Artists Offers Something for Everyone

Luckily, those who call Smith Mountain Lake home (even for occasional visits) have abundant options to explore what creativity means to them. From woodturning to ceramics, creative writing to photography, ...
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Antique, Vintage And Used… Oh My! | Shopping Secondhand for the Home

Vintage furniture and decor can add much-needed character to a home, giving your space a collected and worldly feel. By decorating with items you’ve purchased secondhand, you also are helping ...
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Fun And Games | Ditch the Electronics and Unwind with Old-School Fun

Time at the lake is a chance to forget the stresses of everyday life and connect with friends and family. If you’ve noticed that the only connection is through the ...
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Buon Appetito! | Pizza 0n the Patio

We all know the best pizzas are made in the hottest ovens, but as the temperature rises outside, many of us prefer not to heat up our kitchens. A fancy ...
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Cocktail Hour | Easy, Breezy Summer Classics

When the weather is balmy and a beautiful lakeside sunset beckons, a tasty cocktail you can whip up in a snap is just the thing. For maximum ease, a self-serve ...
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Locavore Alert | Outdoor Markets at SML

We’ve long known that locally raised, organic food is beneficial for both health and the environment, not to mention the taste buds! Yes, you can purchase organically grown produce at ...
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Pretty Pitchers | Serving Up Cocktails for a Crowd

Summertime entertaining calls for copious cool cocktails and other refreshing drinks. But as hostess, you don’t always want to be on-call to mix and serve. Instead, whip up large batches ...
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