The day I ate a bug

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Yep. You read that correctly. My kids dared me to do it and I ate a BUG! It really wasn’t even that gross. Okay, it was a little gross.  Let me give you some background. We took a family outing to the Discovery Place in Uptown Charlotte.  My husband and I firmly believe that children learn best… [Read More]

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]

A little Harlem Globetrotters action

We like basketball in our house.  Bug is only four, but he’ll get the ball out and try to dribble.  It’s pretty cute actually. We recently went to a birthday party in Wake Forest where he got to play a little and he thought it was awesome. So when I heard that the Harlem Globetrotters were… [Read More]

North Carolina weather throws us in a tizzy

Did you hear? We’re supposed to get a massive snow/ice storm in Raleigh today. Well, what I mean is it might snow and sleet for a few hours with very little accumulation. But Raleigh is getting ready! Schools are closing early. Roads are brined with salt. Seems a bit excessive right? Well, only if you… [Read More]