There is snow falling in the mountains so now is the time to enjoy the wide variety of outdoor winter fun Virginia has to offer. Virginia’s Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mountains are home to four ski resorts that offer downhill skiing, snowboarding and snow tubing. Fortunately, for our residents they are all just a day trip away from Embrey Mill. It’s fun for the whole family from beginner skiers to the most experienced. Here are a few resorts we recommend, that are all within driving distance.
The dates of the national Cherry Blossom Festival will vary each year depending on the weather, but the best time to visit is usually March 15 – April 16. However, if you want to avoid the large crowd of tourists, living at Embrey Mill, puts you in a central location to other various cherry blossom destinations.
Though we all love the idea of flowers, chocolates, getting dressed up for a romantic, candlelit dinner and the exchange of sentimental gifts, once we start to have our own little “Valentine’s” running around that picture perfect scenario seems harder to attain. However, just because it’s no longer just the two of you, Valentine’s Day can still be a holiday filled with lots of love for the entire family.
It’s no secret that as the air gets crisper and the sun goes down earlier that it’s harder to get the kids outside to play. Especially this time of year, after they have collected all sorts of new toys from Santa, most are content waiting for spring to arrive for outside activities to resume. However, here at Embrey Mill, with so much open space, parks and trails, it can be the perfect Winter Wonderland to play, explore, and spend family fun time together. Here are some ideas to encourage the kids to be curious and creative right here in their own neighborhood.
With the New Year comes the inevitable New Year’s Resolutions, we all try to make but usually have a hard time keeping. There are many reasons our resolutions fall apart, from unrealistic expectations to not enough time with work. Fortunately, when you live at Embrey Mill, keeping those classic New Year’s Resolutions becomes easier! Here’s a quick guide on how to keep your 2018 resolutions!
It’s Spring time ladies and gentlemen, and we all know what that means, spring cleaning!
No one actually looks forward to cleaning, there is just something about the blooming flowers and sunny days that motivates one to start fresh in their Embrey Mill home. Here are just a few tips and tricks to get the whole family in on the fun of spring cleaning.
Embrey Mill is so excited to be a part of Drees Homes’ 90th Anniversary Celebration!
The Drees story begins in 1928, when German immigrant, Theodore Drees came to the United States, like so many others, searching for a better life. Drees Homes was born, and to this day remains a family-owned and operated business. Drees has now become the 14th largest privately-owned homebuilder and the 32nd largest overall.