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The Roanoker

SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017 I VOLUME XLIV NUMBER 9/10

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35

DEPARTMENTS

12

Worth a Click

14

From the Editor

16

Lunch With

18

Streets of Roanoke

20

The Gist

66

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FEATURES

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49

Bobbie and Mitch Bowman didn't plan to
turn their home into a B&B . . .

These veteran cleaners tell how.

by Liz Long

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Home Transformed!

35

Finding a House Cleaner
by Dan Smith

Organization Tips from the Pros

The Kitchen as Central

Wait, don't buy in bulk?

Whether you're remodeling or building,
it's the key area.

by Nicole Brobston

by Liz Long

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Plus more tips for selling your home.

Curb Appeal

Interior Tips & Trends

by Liz Long

Long-time designer Elaine Stephenson
has the answers.

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by Liz Long

Great Marriages

46

Plus a look at a different kind of
"marriage."

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How a House Becomes Home

by Dan Smith and Bryan Paiement

Part of the key is a warm welcome to a
set of unexpected strangers.

66

Events Calendar

The Dish

82

Then & Now

ON THE COVER
Julianne Rainone photographed the
beautiful home-turned-B&B in Fincastle,
featured on page 28. Lily acts as the
welcome wagon for excited guests.

6 | SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2017

by Bryan Paiement

Special Sections:
Retire-VA
Your guide for Central and Southwest
Virginia. After page 58.

The Grandin:
History with a Future
Director Ian Fortier has grand plans.
by Joan Vannorsdall

74

Dining: Floyd for the Fall

Home and real estate pros have the

Both Chateau Morrisette and
Oddf3llows are well worth the pretty
autumn drive.

answers. Page 56.

by Shari Dragovich

Q & A with the Experts

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