Around the Valley by Jennifer Chasse

Around the Valley by Jennifer Chasse

There's so much to celebrate this week! A very happy Mother's Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, and women who care for children in any capacity. I hope you get to relax and put your feet up! And Happy Teacher ...

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Enter to WIN 4 passes to the Starlite Drive In

Enter to WIN 4 passes to the Starlite Drive In

Have you ever enjoyed a drive in movie? At the last count I could find (June 2014) there were only 338 drive-in movie theaters left in the US. The Starlite Drive-In Theater in Christiansburg is only one of seven left ...

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Thank You Baby, for Making Me A Mother #ThanksBaby

Thank You Baby, for Making Me A Mother #ThanksBaby

To my son on Mother's Day,When I found out I was going to become a mom, I could not have been more thrilled. And when you arrived late that May day you were gorgeous. Almost 10 pounds and sporting fuzzy ...

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Thank You NRV Schools- Your Notes of Thanks from Cool School Voters

Thank You NRV Schools- Your Notes of Thanks from Cool School Voters

Congratulation to St. John Neumann Academy winner of the 2016 Cool School Contest. They will be awarded a prize pack which includes lunch for the staff catered by Mellow Mushroom Blacksburg, a traveling petting zoo visit from Precious Valley Farms, ...

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Flower Pot of Thanks

Flower Pot of Thanks

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 1-7), and Teacher Appreciation Day (May 3), my daughter and I made these fun flower pots for the special teachers in her life. Here's what you need: Terra cotta flower pot (big enough ...

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Summer Camps and Programs Guide

Summer Camps and Programs Guide

Summer is an ideal time to try something new, improve skills, and meet new people. The 2016 Summer Camps & Programs Guide includes programs ranging from a single day programs to overnight camps for babies through adults. Each of these ...

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Life Lessons We've Learned from Our Moms

Life Lessons We've Learned from Our Moms

As teenagers we swore we would never, ever use the same "lines" on our own kids as our mothers used with us. Then one day we look in the mirror and discover — much to our surprise and horror — ...

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5 Ways to Appreciate Teachers All Year Long

5 Ways to Appreciate Teachers All Year Long

Teachers deserve thanks not only during Teacher Appreciation Week, but all through the year. Here are five ways that you can thank teachers for all their hard work and let them know how much you appreciate them any day!1. Think ...

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An O-Fish-al Thank You

An O-Fish-al Thank You

As the end of the school year approaches, there are sure to be countless teachers and coaches who have played an important role in your child's life. Whether it's the dance or drama teacher, the piano or art mentor, the ...

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