April 22, 2020

Virtually visit NC & SC spots!

Running out of shows to binge watch on Netflix? Mix things up and get a virtual breath of fresh air when you visit some of North and South Carolina’s most unique destinations and museums, virtually!

The Blue Ridge Parkway virtual experience

Explore all 469 miles of beautiful scenery from the Shenandoah ...

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March 20, 2020

Floor Plans

Take some time to play these with the whole family and get going!


The floor is lava! Take any pillows, pieces of paper, towels - whatever and lay around the house.

Don't touch the floor. Super simple. Here is a video to help with rules and items from the ...

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Posted in Community, Fun Times, Kiddos
March 20, 2020

Greenways Here

The Mecklenburg County greenway system is quickly becoming one of the finest in the nation. Greenways are linear parks that connect people and places. Greenways are vegetated natural buffers that promote water quality, help reduce the impacts of flooding, and provide wildlife habitat. Greenway trails provide recreation, transportation, fitness, and economic ...

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Jan. 14, 2020

Kids Eat Free Around Town

56 kids eat free deals in Charlotte restaurants

Jody Mace
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Save money every day by knowing where the “kids eat free” deals are around Charlotte.

We contacted every one of these restaurants in March, 2019 or later to verify the deals but keep in mind ...

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Nov. 29, 2019

Wine Road Trip

Road Trip To 38 Different Wineries On The Yadkin Wine Shuttle In North Carolina

Any idea how many wineries and vineyards are in the area of North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley Wine Country? The number may astound you: it’s 67. Who needs Northern California when we have our own Napa Valley ...

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Posted in Community, Foodie, Fun Times
Nov. 22, 2019

14 Weekend Getaways

14 weekend getaways within 3 hours of Charlotte, North Carolina

Even though we love living in Charlotte, a charming town between the coast and the mountains, it’s nice to get out of town and explore every now and then. Fortunately, we have access to so many incredible destinations within a ...

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Posted in Buying, Community, Fun Times
Oct. 8, 2019

Patches and Mazes

I couldn't help but laugh one of Aw Shucks pictures on their site is this:

Aw Shucks is new for me this year and I had to include it in the Top 6 Patches and Mazes for 2018. Get out and go to a new one. You never know ...

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Posted in Community, Fun Times, Kiddos
Oct. 4, 2019

Safer Communities


In a society where we refer to our homes as our castles, it makes sense that we also want to feel safe and secure in our residences. But as we spend more time inside looking at screens and less time outside making connections with neighbors, it also makes sense ...

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April 12, 2019

Events April 13-16

Saturday April 13th

1) Hop Into Spring -  2pm – 4pm

At my favorite park, Robbin’s Park in Cornelius - free, family event designed for ages 3-12. Participants can enjoy an afternoon filled with fun, including egg-themed activities, egg hunt, arts & crafts, music, face painting, inflatables and concessions.

2) Greystar ...

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Posted in Community, Foodie, Fun Times
April 10, 2019

Moving To North Carolina

20 Surprising Things You Might Not Expect When Moving To North Carolina

Between going out of state for college and recently returning from two months in Europe, all I have to say is culture shock is very, very real. While each state provides it’s own unique culture…North Carolina has a ...

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Posted in Community, Fun Times