Sometimes I feel like we get so wrapped up in the new, the unique, and the expensive that we forget about our friendly neighborhood restaurants. We forget that they are there as well, and looking to serve us delicious food … Continue reading Your Neighborhood Chinese Delivery – Peking House
When someone speaks about putting money in the dirt, I immediately think about finding a shovel. However, when Carolina Jubilee founder, Zack Wyatt, speaks about putting money in the dirt, he isn’t burying money for me to dig up. What … Continue reading Carolina Jubilee – A Music Festival for the farm lover in all of us
I’ve reached a point in my life to where I am excited to tell people what I do for a living. I could refer to it as a job, but wasn’t a “job” what we grew up knowing as something … Continue reading My day “job”…
Ok ok ok, calm down. Don’t assume that because I have THAT word “Vegan” in the title that I have gone off the deep end. (Not that if you are Vegan I think that about you…I just love my meats and honey way too much.) I recently made a new friend that, lo and behold, knows how to cook. Or, at least she has led me to believe that fact. Time will tell. See, when it comes time for snow, my sweet tooth inevitably kicks in, and this time, she came to the rescue. After deciding to avoid the … Continue reading Almost Vegan Chocolate “Caramel” Oatmeal Cookies
In this day and age, I’m rarely amazed by people remembering faces and names. I find that we spend so much time looking down into our smart technology that we forget to look up and meet people. Also, in the … Continue reading LaRue – My Cheers
I’ve been many places for Brunch. In fact, it’s one of my favorite meals, if not the favorite when someone asks me what my favorite meal is. I’ve been expensive places, inexpensive places, and just right places, and they’ve been … Continue reading Did someone say Brunch?
I wonder sometimes if we really think about what we put on hold in life because we aren’t prepared to take the risk it requires. Maybe it’s not even the risk, but it’s the belief in ourselves that we don’t … Continue reading You’ve Got to Believe
When it comes to supporting local businesses, I’m one of the first to stand up and show my support. Recently, a little coffee shop opened up in our historic downtown area of Burlington, NC. I had been trying to get … Continue reading Keeping it local with The Blend & Co.
I know that you all know how much I truly love my mother. The things she and I have been through the last two years have made us stronger than ever. She is indeed my best friend, confidant, and amazing … Continue reading Happy Mother’s Day and Weathervane in Chapel Hill
It’s no April Fools joke…today’s the day the house was sold. It’s been a very emotional ride since Maw-Maw passed. Isn’t it always when someone you love dearly passes? I thought I’d share a few thoughts through photographs I’ve … Continue reading Today’s the day…