Monthly Archives: October 2011

What to do this weekend (Halloween edition)

With Halloween on Monday this year, this weekend is filled with fun things and links to experiences to help you prepare for All Hallow’s Eve. A quintessential “Charlottesville thing to do” on the weekend preceding Halloween is trick or treating … Continue reading

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Cville Plugged in: WishWish USA

For this week’s segment of Cville Plugged In, Amy Eastlack of SuzySaid joined CBS19′s Jim Hanchett to discuss WishWish USA. October 26, 2011 For this week’s segment of Cville Plugged In, Amy Eastlack of SuzySaidCville joined CBS19′s Jim Hanchett to … Continue reading

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Why Charlottesville?

WishWish is a local company in Charlottesville and it was born from the minds of Joren and Simone van der Pluijm. The second most commonly asked question they get (behind “What is on your car?”) is “Why did you choose … Continue reading

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WishWish in the Daily Progress

Local company WishWish markets experiences as gifts  WishWish By: Caitlin Burnham | Daily Progress correspondent Published: October 23, 2011 Photo credit: M.A.C. Shurtleff   Instead of the latest gadget, a local business hopes holiday shoppers will consider giving the gift … Continue reading

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Rewarding Employees is the same as rewarding customers

Companies will often send the most valued customers with a variety of gifts with a thank you. The customers are very important to the business and the business would not be successful without them. Could a valued employee be seen … Continue reading

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Winter fitness

For many people, it is an annual tradition to gain a few pounds over the colder months.  Rather than adding a few pounds, plan ways to avoid the weight gain while still being able to enjoy the winter comfort foods … Continue reading

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The ‘Art’ of Aging

The Office of Engagement at UVa offers a series of lectures that are available to the public called “More than the Score”. On Saturday, October 22, 2011, the topic will be how art affects the biology of aging. It will … Continue reading

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Classic car ride and foliage tour

It is rare I will take “the long way”, but in the fall I find myself taking side roads instead of the Interstate to go on day trips. That is 100% because of the fall foliage. Every morning in the … Continue reading

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Happy employees

Have you ever been to a store that you just knew that the employees hated their jobs. When one of them asks if they can help, you can just tell that they are hoping you will say “no” and sigh … Continue reading

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Monday Tea Ceremonies

Many cultures have tea at the core of socializing. The British have afternoon tea which is completed with milk and served with small snacks. The German serve a strong tea with a white rock candy and milk. It is served … Continue reading

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