Top Ten Things I Love About North Carolina


After living in New England for five years, I can’t help but compare it to my home in NC. Moving back to the South has been a harder transition than I anticipated. The mild summer was so much better than the sweltering heat that local people say isn’t that bad… OMG. It is. It gets… [Read More]

Plan a Trip to Carowinds’ Great Pumpkin Fest!

Great Pumpkin Fest

“Mom, when can we go back to Carowinds?” My son has asked me this pretty much every week since we went in July. We haven’t been able to go as much as we’d like, but he’s in luck because in two weeks, we’re headed for a quick trip to Charlotte to check out the Great Pumpkin… [Read More]

Carowinds with Kids: Tips for Your Visit

Tips for Doing Carowinds with Kids

Last month we took a two-day family trip to the Carowinds Theme Park on the NC/SC border. We had a fabulous time, despite the 100 degree temperatures. Sure, there were some meltdowns, but all in all, it was a really fun trip. Here are our tips to going with young children. 1. Go on a… [Read More]

Whose tractor’s sexy? Win Kenny Chesney Tickets!

Kenny Chesney Concert PNC Arena

Look out Raleigh, here comes Kenny Chesney. His “Great Revival” tour will be at the PNC Arena on May 28 at 7pm. “The Big Revival,” his 13th #1 Billboard Country Album debut, already yielded his 25th #1 with the multiple week chart-topper “American Kids,” also nominated for Best Country Song at the Grammys. “This new… [Read More]

Southern Women’s Show Back in Raleigh

Southern Womens Show Fashion Show

What are you doing the weekend of Friday, April 24 to Sunday, April 26? This spring, the Southern Women’s Show celebrates 30 fun, flirty and fabulous years in Raleigh with its most amped up shopping and lifestyle event yet. Tickets are on sale now where fans can shop and experience more than 400 different clothing, beauty,… [Read More]

New Earth Fare Open in Morrisville (GIVEAWAY)

Earth Fare Morrisville NC

I’m going to be honest here. When I first got the invite to check out the new Earth Fare store at Park West Village, I almost declined. There’s a store about four miles from me and I don’t love it. It’s dark and uninviting, which is weird to me for a store focused on health… [Read More]