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Peggy Sijswerda
Works at Tidewater Family Magazine
Attended Radford University
Lives in Virginia Beach, VA
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I publish two local monthly magazines: Tidewater Women and Tidewater Family
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Writing, editing, graphic design, photography, sales
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  • Tidewater Family Magazine
    Editor & Publisher, 2013 - present
    We launched Tidewater Family in 2013. It's a monthly print magazine that targets local parents and features articles about raising healthy, happy children.
  • Freelance Writer
    1995 - present
  • Tidewater Women Magazine
    Editor & Publisher, 1999 - present
    We launched Tidewater Women, a monthly print magazine, in 1999 and have watched it grow into a much-loved, respected publication featuring articles about business, career, education, health, travel, and more.
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Virginia Beach, VA
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Writer, adventurer, mother, wife, seeker
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Peggy Sijswerda lives in Virginia Beach and edits and publishes two regional magazines: Tidewater Women and Tidewater Family. She freelances on the side, combining her passion for travel, her love of writing, and her insatiable curiosity about everything from architecture to zydeco. Currently she’s planning a trip to Andalusia, where she will follow the brandy route and try not to get lost. Her Dutch husband, Peter, and their three sons sometimes accompany Peggy on her adventures, but she also loves traveling solo. She recently completed a memoir, Still Life with Sierra, which follows Peggy and her family as they lose themselves in Europe for six months, trying to find home.

Bragging rights
Received Woman of Courage, Confidence, and Character Award from the Girl Scout Council of Colonial Coast in 2012
Education
  • Radford University
    English, 1975 - 1979
  • Old Dominion University
    MFA in creative nonfiction, 1999 - 2005
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Back in the day, I was Peggy Heberling.

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Here I am quad biking with my son in New Zealand!  Highly recommended. Nigel is the best guide and an all-round great guy. http://www.wellingtonadventures.co.nz
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Enjoy my latest #travel  piece about #mexico #loscabos 
"Escape to Dreamy Los Cabos" by Peggy Sijswerda for January 2016 Tidewater Women magazine.
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Giddy up! Discover the real #Mexico and take a trail ride through its heartland. #travel #horse
"Haciendas by Horseback" bu Peggy Sijswerda from August 2009 Tidewater Women
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Please enjoy insider recommendations of Virginia Beach! #travel
Virginia Beach native Peggy Sijswerda can remember when her hometown was a sleepy little city covered in cornfields. Today, acting as editor and publisher of
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The Cook Islands: In a word, Paradise! 
"The Cook Islands: Paradise & More" by Peggy Sijswerda from Feb. 2015 Tidewater Women magazine.
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A cool property in Merida, Mexico.
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Nuestro hotel se encuentra situado en la más importante y emblemática avenida de Mérida: Paseo de Montejo, un corredor con un pasado histórico y memorable en la península de Yucatán. A tan sólo 6 calles del zócalo en el centro histórico, comienza Paseo de Montejo, una calle que alberga elegantes ...
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Love to share my #LosCabos article in TidewaterWomen for your reading pleasure. #travel #warm #sunny
We're happy you've discovered the original women's magazine for the Virginia Beach-Norfolk area. Published since 1999, Tidewater Women continues to provide unique resources for readers.
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"Enchanting, Other-Worldly New Zealand" by Peggy Sijswerda for August 2015 Tidewater Women magazine.
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Looking for peaceful nature? It's here @wildhorsepassaz @arizonatourism#travel
"Perfect Nature at Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Spa & Resort" by Peggy Sijswerda for June 2015 Tidewater Women magazine.
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Good Morning. If you are so inclined, please like the page of our new magazine Tidewater Family. Thanks and have a great weekend!
Welcome to Tidewater Family Magazine, the go-to resource for area parents. Want to reach the parent...
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Yep, yoga in the desert. Mesa, AZ is the best!
View our guide to the perfect Mesa, Arizona vacation! Find hotels, events, restaurants and things to do in Mesa with our visitor guides and planning tools.
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Planning a visit to http://www.banyantreemayakoba.com next week! Can't wait!
Nestled along the edge of the exotic Mayan jungle, Banyan Tree Mayakoba flawlessly blends luxury, nature and tranquility in exquisite harmony. An extraordinary blend of Mexican culture and Asian hospitality, Mayakoba is the perfect getaway for tranquility, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining. We are also the most sustainable five-star resort development on the shores of the Caribbean.
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