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Organization is the Glue to Crafting My Success

The first week of October is National Get Organized Week, and to celebrate, Vera is sharing about one of her favorite organizational tools–the planner! If you have ever worked for VeryVera, you have been introduced to a planner. When I say “Planner,” you may be referring to my experience in events, but I actually mean

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Come to the Table

“Come to the table.” How often did I hear those words growing up, and as a mother, how many times have I said those words to my own children? On a Saturday evening this summer, I sought to honor the lady who spoke these words so many times. My mother, Ruth McBrayer Roberts, will turn

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Advice for Young Professionals

Hi! I’m Emily Yates, Creative Director for VeryVera. I do the food photography you see on our website and produce the Vera’s Corner segment in every show. On August 17th, I will celebrate 3 years with VeryVera. The above picture is from my first day on set! Recently, an academic advisor from the University of

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Hi! I’m Caroline McCully. A year ago around this time, I wrote my first blog for VeryVera. I was an intern, fresh out of my first year of college, and everything was new to me, from sending professional emails to having my own desk. I arrived at the Cottage armed with my laptop and my

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A Cinco de Mayo Party

Cinco de Mayo is just a few days away! In Episode 2 of Season 6, we shared a few recipes and presentations ideas that are perfect for your Cinco de Mayo celebration! Here are our tips to make your party a success: 1.) Remember the history! It’s always a good idea to have some idea of the

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Of Potholes and Possibilities

Who would’ve ever thought VeryVera and Indianapolis would go hand-in-hand? We’re so excited that The VeryVera Show is taking off in Indianapolis on WISH-TV, and we’re equally excited that Park Tudor School has taken VeryVera Cooking Camp for summer 2018. Recently, Vera and I (Emily Yates, Creative Director) made the trip to Indy to officially

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My VeryVera Internship Experience

VICTORIA KIRBY

Hi! My name is Victoria Kirby and I have the pleasure of interning as the Culinary/Special Projects Intern with VeryVera this semester! I came all the way from Auburn, AL, where I am receiving a degree in Hospitality Management from Auburn University. I started my internship with VeryVera because I knew I wanted to get

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VeryVera on Draper James

You know who Reese Witherspoon is, right? If you’re an American (especially a Southerner) between the ages of 0 and 100, you should’ve answered “yes” to that question. Well, I’m so excited to be featured today on the blog for Draper James, Reese’s fabulous clothing line! I’m sharing my recipe for Red Velvet Cake, an

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Sponsor of the Month: Star Granite Interiors

My February Sponsor of the Month is a family-owned Georgia business that I’ve absolutely loved partnering with–Star Granite! The Star Granite team were the helping hands that took the measurements and installed our gorgeous countertops and backsplashes. Throughout our entire renovation project, they were so helpful, friendly, and knowledgeable. The day they showed up to

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Valentine’s Scratch-Off Card

Our February Saturday Campers had a blast making these too-cool scratch-off Valentines! Keep reading to learn how to make your own! Supplies Valentine card sheets Markers Clear tape Small dish ¾ tablespoon dish soap 1 tablespoon metallic paint, gold or silver Paintbrushes Instructions Click here to download the Valentine card template. Print on white cardstock

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Brotherly Love

This weekend we celebrated Ward Wingfield Stewart’s 1st birthday. Ward is Catherine’s maiden name and Wingfield is mine. I’ve had fun watching him grow this year alongside his brother, and I have often reminisced to when his dad, Daniel, and his older brother, John, did the same things and had completely opposite personalities. The closeness

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January Sponsor of the Month: Cambria Quartz

Introducing our January Sponsor of the Month: Cambria! Cambria was started in 2000 when the Davis family, already successful in the dairy industry, got the opportunity to enter the quartz processing business. Since that time, the company has expanded its facilities and its collections to give you endless options when remodeling your kitchen. We first

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December Sponsor of the Month: Hershey

Our December Sponsor of the Month is Hershey! We’re so excited to feature America’s favorite chocolate company this month, because who isn’t stocking up on cocoa powder, chocolate chips, and Hershey’s Kisses for all their holiday baking? We began our partnership with Hershey after making a connection during Masters week in Augusta. We reached out

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November Sponsor of the Month: SubZero-Wolf

Since this is the month of Thanksgiving, we want to express our gratitude for our show’s overall sponsor: Sub-Zero and Wolf. SubZero-Wolf became our sponsor at the beginning of Season 6 and told us they were going to fully outfit our studio kitchen with their appliances. The first day we filmed at the studio with our

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October Advertiser of the Month

My Advertiser of the Month is a real GEM–Crown Jewelers in Augusta, GA! Crown Jewelers has been a loyal advertiser during The VeryVera Show for several years and has become one of the southeast’s leading wedding and engagement ring stores. The owner and president of Crown Jewelers, Joel Conte, has over 49 years experience in

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September Advertiser of the Month

We’re excited to announce Jeff’s Sewing and Vacuum in Augusta, GA as our September Advertiser of the Month! Jeff’s has been on board with the VeryVera Show since Season 5, and we’re proud to have an Augusta staple supporting our show. Jeff’s Sewing and Vacuum is locally owned and operated, and they’re all about service!

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New Kitchen for a New Season

During Season 6 of The VeryVera Show, you might notice a new location being filmed: my brand new test kitchen! Back in April, the VeryVera Cottage underwent a total kitchen renovation. Starting with an outdated, family-sized kitchen, we were on a mission to make the best VeryVera test kitchen possible. We started by tearing down

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August Advertiser of the Month

This month is all about our most stylish advertiser- Amelia Myers Interior Design! Amelia Myers is a fantastic interior designer who studied at the University of Georgia and now works out of Camden, SC. We are so proud to be able to work with her! She has been with the show since we began airing

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