• Bella Finds

    All Hail the Queen

    Discover twenty true stories of royal intrigue, power, and passion, brought to life through the gorgeous illustrations of Jennifer Orkin Lewis and the witty words of Shweta Jha.

  • Area Happenings,  Featured

    Your Perfect Day Awaits

    Bent Oaks Manor is a historic treasure nestled in the heart of the Roanoke Valley. Its romantic beginnings date back to 1910, when it was built as one of five Boxley family homes in the area. This particular estate was built as a wedding present for one of their sons and his new bride. Although it has changed hands several times over the years since, many of the historical touches have been preserved and await new generations of families who seek the space for their most important memories.

  • Bella Outdoors,  Featured

    Kitchen Swaps for Big Impact

    In America, our kitchens are one of the biggest waste-producing rooms in our homes and one of the easiest areas to make simple, environment-friendly swaps with BIG impact. With spring in full swing why not turn May into a fun month-long challenge that will benefit you, your home and the planet!

  • Featured

    Indie Bookstores

    Virginia has no shortage of fantastic indie bookstores spread across the state, nestled in towns and communities. If you haven’t already visited one, perhaps it’s time.

  • Area Happenings,  Bella Outdoors

    Back to Basics: The Good Living School

    With an ever growing focus on living more sustainably while reducing our consumption and waste an upcoming local event is offering instructionals on how to provide some basic needs right in our own backyards. The urgent call for global climate action leaves many of us asking, what can we do to lessen our impact on Mother Earth?