Back Road Trips: The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

Back Road Trips: The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

I realized that time has quickly slipped by and it’s been almost a year since the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. I wanted to see what the festival was all about for several years. 2015 was the year I was finally able to get there. Tickets were purchased, the hotel was reserved, leave was scheduled, […]

Making Fresh Ricotta Cheese at Monticello

Making Fresh Ricotta Cheese at Monticello

Last September I was finally, after many years, able to attend the Monticello Heritage Harvest Festival. It was everything I thought it would be and more. Thomas Jefferson was an avid gardener and scientist – you should see his garden! The Heritage Harvest Festival celebrates gardening, sustainability, and natural history. If you’re planning on going, […]

Monticello in Photos

Monticello in Photos

Monticello is an amazing estate. Saturated in history, there are many words to describe this piece of American history. I would rather show it in photos. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a US National Register of Historic Places Site, and a US National Historic Landmark, Monticello gives us a peek into the life of […]

Fellini’s of C’Ville

Fellini’s of C’Ville

Fellini’s, located on the mall, was a short distance from my hotel in Charlottesville, VA. They have a great rating on TripAdvisor and you can never go wrong with Italian, so why not try them for dinner? It just so happened that on the night in question, Charlottesville had a crazy torrential rain with flash […]