Providing Comfort—

Two weeks ago, National pitched in to help address the need for clothing essentials after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma devastated areas of Texas and Florida, respectively. From socks to bras, panties to dresses, we donated thousands of items to The Salvation Army for...

Sightseeing Along the Blue Ridge Parkway

When the temperature soars, I love to escape to the cooler air of the Blue Ridge Mountains. As a kid, I enjoyed hiking and horseback riding in the mountains, but with age, I have grown to appreciate more sedate activities like sightseeing, dining and shopping. Along...

North Carolina Coastal Getaway: Wilmington

Today is the first day of summer! It’s time to head out on some fun summertime getaways. Still looking for a place to go or things to do? Visit one of North Carolina’s most beautiful coastal towns—Wilmington. In this North Carolina Coastal Getaway spotlight, you will...

Vegetable Recipes for the Season

Summer is (almost) here! It’s time to harvest yummy vegetables and serve up delicious food all season long. From tomatoes and squash to beets and greens, I’m sharing a few fun uses for those veggies in your back yard. Simply click on the image for the...