Christine Ennulat

Virginia Living's Associate Editor

Wanting to reconnect with cooking, caterer Tuffy Stone leaped into the weird and wonderful world of competition barbecue. more

Aug 11, 2017 8:30 AM Food

A Carolina bug on the Virginia stage. more


In northern Virginia, two generations of one family built upon and preserved a 200-year-old legacy, creating a home where the landscape is the heart of the matter. And always will be. more

May 14, 2015 8:54 AM Home


Robert Meganck

Good or bad, sassafras is powerful stuff. more

Jan 23, 2015 9:05 AM Culture

nut sweets

Photography by Kip Dawkins, food styling by J Frank, prop styling by Tyler Darden

… or a Christmas carol mash-up in which we fight nuts with nuts. more


A pot of hearty food, nicely seasoned and bubbling away in the kitchen, goes a long way toward warming winter nights. more


No Cranks - Feature

Photography by Patricia Lyons | Food styling by J Fran

Our first and third presidents, Virginians both, were ice cream pioneers. You can be, too: The homemade summer miracle is back, sans the elbow grease. more

Jun 30, 2014 4:41 PM Food


Robert Meganck

A remarkable mammal with an apt name more

Sep 12, 2011 10:45 AM Culture


Roger Foley

Landscape architect Richard Arentz didn't just build a country retreat in Fauquier County. Running Cedar is his serene "personal environment." more

Apr 29, 2011 12:47 PM Home 1 Comments


Robert Meganck

Spring beauty signifies spring, with a nod to early Virginia botanist John Clayton more

Mar 11, 2011 1:51 PM Culture 1 Comments

Dam Beavers

Illustration by Robert Meganck

Busy rodents make their mark more

Dec 15, 2010 11:27 AM Culture

Christmas Cookies

Kip Dawkins

A seasonal sugary snack more

Nov 15, 2010 9:50 AM Food

Snake Mistake - Feature

Illustration: Robert Meganck

Look before you shoot more

Aug 5, 2010 8:00 AM Culture

A Fondness for the Grape

Scott Baldwin

A wine-themed exhibit features historic silver, glass and maps—some of the latter related to Thomas Jefferson’s 1787 tour of France’s wine country more

Aug 3, 2010 9:17 AM Culture

Manatee or Myth - Feature

Robert Meganck

See sea cows by the sea shore - sometimes. more

Jul 26, 2010 10:10 AM Culture 1 Comments

Hallowed Ground Feature

Roger Foley

A succession of families has gotten their hands dirty at Oak Hill Farm, the estate of James Monroe, but it fell to the current owners to turn 3.5 acres of sprawling potential into a showplace. more

Jul 14, 2010 6:28 PM Home 3 Comments


Robert Meganck

Know your blood-sucking parasites. more

Jun 8, 2010 3:55 PM Culture



Minds Wide Open is a statewide extravaganza aimed at promoting the arts. With more than 630 separate events, there is plenty to see. more

May 25, 2010 11:18 AM Culture


Kip Dawkins

Sweet twists on the simplest summer fruits. more

May 20, 2010 12:26 PM , Food


Courtesy of the Garden Club of Virginia

The Garden Club of Virginia gets things done. For nearly eight decades, its Historic Garden Week has helped to revive properties both celebrated and forgotten. more

Apr 14, 2010 5:27 PM Home

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