Pam Fries, an award-winning artist and illustrator, has published a lovely children's picture book titled Something's Eating the Garden. The gorgeously illustrated book features an amazing garden adventure with a child and Papa. Papa discovers that something is eating his garden and the child tries to solve the mystery by guessing who the creature culprit could be.
An excerpt of a wonderful review by Carolina Country Magazine: "In this colorfully illustrated book, readers join a mother and son on adventures around town, on a cross-country road trip—even abroad, imagining what the world would look like from the high perch of a monster truck." — Read on http://www.carolinacountry.com/carolina-stories/tar-heel-lessons/a-good-read-mommy-s-big-red-monster-truck
You see back in Fall 2018 the two planned to wed, but Hurricane Florence had other plans for North Carolina (and their special day). The day the two spent a year planning from their California home— dreaming of beautiful memories to be made with dearest friends and family back home in North Carolina— would have to be postponed. True to the couple's fifteen year partnership, commitment and independent spirit, the two fled Raleigh out of the hurricane's path to the North Carolina mountains and eloped— as not to let Florence ruin the special union between these two strong, love-filled souls.
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