HenDough Brings Delicious Doughnuts To Hendersonville, NC

I get super excited to try new places to eat, especially in my home town of Hendersonville, NC. The same restaurant chains are everywhere, so it’s fun to try something different! As a stay at home mom, sometimes getting out somewhere new for a snack or a bite to eat is a major treat!! As a result, […]

Clothes That Keep Mosquitoes From Biting You

Clothing to protect yourself from mosquito bites and other biting insects that spread disease. Fashion alternatives for women, men and children. Casual clothing that dresses up or down, whether on the trail or enjoying an evening out!

With the Zika virus now spreading through Florida, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself from mosquitoes. One step to take is to wear clothes that keep mosquitoes from biting you, whether at home, in the outdoors, or when you travel. Long sleeved pants and shirts certainly can help protect you from biting insects. […]

3 Day Weekend in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

3 Day Weekend in Chapel Hill, NC. Be sure to visit the 36 murals downtown.

The city of Chapel Hill, North Carolina is – and always will be – synonymous with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (anyone in the know just calls it UNC). However, a getaway to this charming destination just 25 miles from Raleigh can surprise and delight you with way more than academic interests. […]

What to Carry With You When You Fly on a Plane

What To Carry on a Plane in a Bag Luggge Carry-On Essentials

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #CollectiveBias #Walgreens As a travel writer, I have a routine of what I always carry in my bag on a plane, and what I’ve found to be the most important things to carry in my luggage over the […]

Southern Season Food Emporium is a Foodie Destination in the South

Southern Season Store Gourmet Specialties North Carolina Georgia

A playground for your taste buds. An emporium for foodies. A showcase of all that’s best to eat in the South. A visit to Southern Season fits all of these descriptions and more. Much more. If you haven’t ever been to a Southern Season store or cooking school, you truly do NOT know what you are […]

North Carolina Wildflower of the Year + Free Seeds

2016 North Carolina Wildflower of the Year Northern Rattlesnake Master

The Garden Club of North Carolina, in conjunction with the North Carolina Botanical Garden, picks a native perennial each year to showcase and give away free seeds. In 2016, the chosen native wildflower is the Northern rattlesnake-master (Eryngium yuccifolium). We found out about this excellent native gardening program during a weekend visit to Chapel Hill, […]

Free Fly Fishing Classes from Orvis

Orvis Free Fly Fishing Class 2016

Ever wanted to learn how to fly fish? Wondering what fly fishing is like? Here’s your chance to learn more about the sport of fly fishing for FREE. Orvis is offering free Fly Fishing 101 classes at locations across the country, with many in the Southeast.  Already know the basics? Join them on a Fly […]

Western North Carolina Residents – Be an Extra in a Movie!

Western North Carolina residents and other area locals can audition to be an extra or a lead role in a movie being filmed in Brevard, NC in 2016. We love Brevard!!! (I went to college in Brevard) And we love getting a sneak peek at what it takes to make TV and movies. (I went to a […]