Giving Back With Gratitude

“Gratitude” may not be the first word that comes to mind when asked about 2020 as we ’round the corner to its end. Yet during the time leading up to this Thanksgiving week, National has been head-first in hands-on projects to help those in need—from the local...

Rolling Into Thanksgiving Week

It’s here! Time to celebrate Thanksgiving (and I do mean all week long). — Our groceries arrived yesterday in advance of the meal prep, as I begin to get ready for my first ever (full) Thanksgiving meal to cook completely on my own. Cue all the nerves – I hope I...

A (Chilly) Fall Stroll

There is something really special about bright blue skies in a Carolina fall. When the clouds dissipate, the air feels just a smidge colder, and the crispness somehow compels you to be outside…even if it is less than 60 degrees. My friends often poke fun at how...

Loving Living in Loungewear

Do you ever have the type of middle-of-the-week feeling where pajamas seem like the best idea but errands warrant a slightly more “together” look? Welcome to my motherhood journey! My “youngest” twin is on the move – crawling non-stop and doing circles around...

Stress-Relieving Teas

Does anyone else need some serious relaxation after this week? – With the constant barrage of information, the ongoing stress of everyday life and the uncertainty of times ahead, I’ve found myself somewhat reeling this week, in need of quiet space, apart...