-Huntersville, North Carolina 👑 #CarolinaRenFest My lady family and I attended the Carolina Renaissance Festival last weekend in support of my cousin Ivy Mackinson— a talented thespian in the Charlotte area, who is a performer with the annual festival. When I was told we would be attending, I had no clue of the festival's magnitude… Continue reading Carolina Renaissance Festival
I grew up in rural Eastern North Carolina— grandchild of country folk— driving along farm roads was a way of life. The first nine years of my life were spent in a tick bite-sized farming community where my brother, our friends, and I roamed dirt aisles along tobacco fields— and lurked along the woods' edge… Continue reading Take the Farm Road this Fall
This past Sunday, I was invited by Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau along with other local, and North Carolina based bloggers, to spend the day at Dirtbag Ales Brewery and Taproom to check out all of the establishments new improvements to their wildly successful business.
To say I was impressed is putting it lightly. This veteran owned and operated business is top-notch— and so much more than just a brewery.
It is a community.
Five years ago, my family found a treasure tucked away on a winding country road on the edges of Cumberland County, North Carolina not far from our home in Fayetteville. A sacred place where we would find contentment, quiet moments of togetherness and joyful, sugar-filled hikes along green pastures and wooded trails. Five years ago,… Continue reading Contentment Found at Gillis Hill Farm
I love Fall. Like, I really LOVE it. I'm not one of those pumpkin spice addicts or anything (although I enjoy a pumpkin latte from time to time). But there is just something special about the Fall season. Partly, coming off a North Carolina summer the first day you encounter with a high temp below… Continue reading I Love Fall