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Staycation at The Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach

In the years I’ve lived in Virginia Beach, I have discovered it is quite charming. From the scenic beaches, to beautiful hikes and growing food scene, Virginia Beach has quite a bit to offer. Watching The Cavalier Hotel get re-built has been a joy and I was incredibly excited when they reached out asking me to do a staycation. Rich history lines the walls of this historic luxurious hotel originally built in 1926. Its guest list is quite impressive including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Frank Sintra, Muhammad Ali and a host of Presidents such as Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman and Lyndon B. Johnson.

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A Trip to Hunt Club Farm during Fall

Living in Virginia for the past few years, Hunt Club Farm is quite the staple. The moment fall arrives, or even a little before, families flock there to buy pumpkins, let their kids enjoy the rides or attend the haunted festival. It’s definitely a destination for families looking to get into the fall spirit and a big part of the Virginia Beach community. Johnny and I love to get out and explore what’s around us, so this was definitely on our list of places to visit! We definitely had fun and even ran into a few Color & Chic readers! 

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Romantic Vibes :: Floral Kimono with Classic Black Pumps

There is something so romantic about florals and beautiful sweet treats. When I first saw this pink tone floral kimono, I knew I had to have it. The mix of soft pinks with touches of vibrant magenta along with the silky fabric is ultra feminine. This is a great piece for spring and summer since you can easily throw it over tops or dresses. This floral kimono only comes in one size, so I can see how this piece can be too long on those who are extra petite. Fortunately for me, the length isn’t too long and is quite sophisticated. It hits a few inches above my ankles and I keep the kimono open to help elongate my body.

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Blush Romper + Fruitive in Coastal Virginia

It is no surprise I love food. Growing up, my Mom would cook dinner every night and it was sure to be scrumptious! I love staying in and whipping up a yummy dish. However, discovering new restaurants is also a passion. The first certified organic fast-casual restaurant in North America, Fruitive really changes up the healthy eating game. Their newest location in quaint Ghent is bright, airy and welcoming – just what you would expect for Norfolk. They had Johnny and me in recently and treated us to some delicious eats! I have experience with their liquid meals, but this was my first time really eating at Fruitive. In typical JonaKim fashion, we got a nice variety and not surprisingly, quickly ate it all!

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Staycation at the Hilton Norfolk THE MAIN

A few weeks ago, I got the chance to do a staycation at Hilton Norfolk The Main, a new high rise hotel set in downtown Norfolk, Virginia. The luxury hotel graciously had me for two nights and I felt so spoiled. It was nice to escape, even just for the weekend! The hotel is steps away from the water and the newest addition to our skyline.

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