Monthly Archives: October 2012

Blue Hubbard Squash & Gorgonzola Soup

This year we joined Liberty Mills Farm Community Supported Agriculture receiving weekly bundles of vegetables, herbs, and flowers.  We learned to cook with many new to us vegetables including Blue Hubbard Squash.  I reviewed several recipes before creating a soup to … Continue reading

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Central Virginia Weekend Events for 10/27-28/2012

We’re keeping an eye on the approaching Hurricane Sandy nicknamed Frankenstorm.  Be prepared for the storm and stay safe.  Pre-Halloween celebrations seem to be filling up the weekend agenda in Central Virginia from Wineries to Restaurants.  A few years ago we … Continue reading

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2012 Virginia Fall Fire Season

Check out the Virginia Department of Forestry’s web site for info on Fall Fire Season (Oct. 15 to Nov. 30).  Remember these are the state rules, your locality may have additional rules, requirements and/or permits so check before you burn.  … Continue reading

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Central Virginia October 20-21, 2012

  We’ve got lots of fun community events this Saturday from the Harvest Bazaar at Zion United Methodist Church in Zion Crossroads, Virginia to the Chocolate Festival in Charlottesville, Virginia.  I’ve even heard rumors of Mineral United Methodist Church holding a … Continue reading

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Central Virginia Weekend Events 10/13-14/2012

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?  Check out the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival on Saturday & Sunday;  Head to Montpelier for the Stonewall Jackson Area Council Boy Scouts of America Camporee (fun for the whole family!);  Enjoy … Continue reading

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Fluvanna County, Virginia Updates Tax Assessments

While looking at property values for clients in Fluvanna County, Virginia this week, I found many of the tax assessments posted in VAMANet were down 25 to 50%.  According to the Fluvanna County web site, the field work for the … Continue reading

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Central Virginia Events 10/6-7/2012

Have you been to Yoder’s Country Market in Madison County, Virginia  lately?  If not, Saturday would be a great day to visit the animals and stock up on bulk foods, homemade baked goods, baking supplies, deli meats & cheeses, and more!  … Continue reading

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Virginia Fall Color

It’s early October and our cooler weather begins to bring out additional colors in our trees!  At Kamp Karen we’re seeing the sassafras, wild dogwood and tulip poplars starting to change from green to yellow and red.  As we move … Continue reading

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