#SummerofGiving SIMPLE service project

June 12, 2014
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When I think of summer, I think of pool time, the beach, running through the sprinklers and playing on playgrounds.  What I don’t think about is the lack of food that many children experience. According to Raleigh’s Interfaith Food Shuttle, of the 116,000 children on free and reduced lunch during the school year in our area, …

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Summer activities for the kids in Raleigh, NC

June 10, 2014
Summer Activities for Kids in Raleigh NC

Whoa! It’s almost half way through June already. Where is the year going? We are in the throes of summer and I’ve got to find some fun things to do with these kids besides a few weeks of camp and lots of neighborhood playground time. I know I’m not alone in looking for fun things to …

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It’s National Doughnut Day!

June 6, 2014
National Doughnut Day 2014

Um, yum! It’s National Doughnut Day (who came up with that? The Salvation Army of all places) and that means FREE DOUGHNUTS! It won’t do anything good for my diet, but I think the kids and I will roam around this afternoon and find us a tasty afternoon treat. Wondering where to go in Raleigh to score …

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Saks Beauty Week starts tomorrow

May 28, 2014
saks beauty week

Do you revamp your cosmetics during the summer? I try to be pretty basic  - CC Cream WITH SPF, Powder, Mascara and some lip balm. Of course, if it’s date night or we’re going to hit up a concert, I’ll try to get a little fancy, ie throw in some foundation, blush and eyeliner. If you’re …

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Who wants to run like a mother?

April 28, 2014

In the past six months, I’ve run one 5 K and a 2 mile fun run. I’m working hard to stay fit and healthy. If you want to do the same, consider joining in on the inaugural Raleigh Run Like a Mother race on Mother’s Day (May 11). This series of events will take place in …

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My City Monday: Elevation Burger

April 7, 2014
Elevation Burger, Brier Creek

How much do y’all know about grass-fed beef?  I have heard about it now and again, but to be honest, I just never had the time or energy to figure it out. Last week, Elevation Burger at Brier Creek invited me to come in and try their 100% USDA-Certified Organic, Grass-fed, Free-range beef burgers. Um, YUM! …

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