Is Your Heating Working For The Upcoming Colder Months?

Man in jacket tries to keep warm in his car
We’re in for cooler weather before too long, and when those cold mornings return, a reliable heater can make the difference between a casual commute and a shivering slog. You count on your heater to make winter rides bearable, so it’s important to make sure that your heater is ready... [read more]

Enjoy An Otter-ly Amazing Scavenger Hunt With The Kids

"A trio of otters sleep on a floating log
Looking for a fun outing that you can do with your kids, or maybe even an interesting first date? Go on a scavenger hunt for the Fredericksburg Otters. How to Do the Fredericksburg Otters Scavenger Hunt Scattered throughout Fredericksburg are several bronze otters. If you're new to the area, hunting them down... [read more]

Fall Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Modern school girl distance learning and eating healthy snack
The air's getting cooler. Leaves are changing colors. The scent of autumn is wafting through the air. Best of all, everyone's sharing their favorite seasonal recipes. So we thought we'd share some of our favorites as well. Check out these fall snacks your kids will love! Iced Lemon Cookie Energy Balls Energy?... [read more]

Visit One Of These Cool Locations For Fall Break

High angle view in summer of downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee, a popular vacation destination located at the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Fall break is almost here and it is the perfect way to spend time with your family. The weather is starting to become milder, school has started, and there might be some overwhelming feelings. If you are wanting to get out of town and make this year's fall break memorable,... [read more]

Fall Driving Hazards You Need To Be Aware Of

Car crossing a country road.
While fall is a time when most inclement weather takes the backseat, fall is by no means a time when there are no hazards for drivers. Many different dangers occur to drivers in the fall, AARP has nine for you to keep in mind this season. Family Fall is when traveling to... [read more]

6 Actions To Take Before Firing Up That Fireplace This Fall

Fireplace with fire burning
  With cooler months fastly approaching, the excitement of getting cozy in front of the fireplace is racing forward. On a nice, cool night, nothing is better than spending time by the fire. While you wait for it to be time, check out these six steps from Ragsdale to ensure your... [read more]

5 Home Projects To Do Before It Gets Cold Outside

Mature Woman Adjusting Wall Mounted Digital Central Heating Thermostat Control At Home
  While the last remnants of summer fade into fall, it is time to start thinking about preparing your house for the coming winter. It might seem like too soon, but making sure that you will have a warm house in the colder months is needed. Use the remaining sunlight to... [read more]

Say Goodbye To Sand In Your Car With These 6 Tips

Mother with her kids on the beach
Spending time at the beach is a summer tradition for many people in Fredericksburg, VA, and nearby areas. A lot of fun is waiting for you, but there can be some annoying consequences too. It’s easy to track sand into your car when you finish your day’s activities. If you... [read more]

The Do’s And Don’ts Of Driving In Heavy Rain

Car windshield in traffic jam during rain
Living in Fredericksburg, VA, and surrounding areas will mean you will sooner than later run into rain as you drive. When the rain is light, it won’t affect your driving much. However, when larger storms roll in and the rains increase, it can make your job in the driver’s seat... [read more]

Fit The Most In Your Cooler With These 10 Tips

Cooler packed for a weekend getaway.
When it’s time to pack some food for a party or get-together, a cooler can be your best friend. A good cooler will keep your food from spoiling for hours. A cooler is also an excellent way to store everything you need in one place and make it easier to... [read more]