Keep it Moving – Mind, Body, & Soul

As another week comes to a completion, I am making time for myself. The weather is so pretty and the air is so light, I’m inspired to move my body. You’re familiar with this adage: There you have it, stay in motion. Today, I couldn’t help but be inspired by Parker’s...

Earth Day Tones

Happy Earth Day from National! Today we celebrate the stunning creation that surrounds us – and take an opportunity to relish the many gifts it has afforded us. As a mom, I recognize the importance of leaving our home better than we found it. I want my daughter...

Vegetable Goodness

Last week, I shared tips on planting for this time of year and a preview of what the Wilson garden will include. We’re looking forward to Brussel sprouts, cucumbers and squash (of many varieties). Preparing for our harvest, I am already dreaming up a load of...

Inspired by Nature

Last week, I shared some planting tips for this time of year. In the last few weeks, the Carolinas have received a great deal of rain but have finally experienced a pause – revealing lush greens and bright shades of pink, yellow and purple. Inspired by the happy...

An Array of Bright for Spring

Brightening Up for Spring This weekend brought 75 degree afternoons after a week of gloomy days. We went out of town this weekend, and upon returning, we caught glimpses of the incredible blooms Wilmington boasts in spring. This weekend is Azalea Festival – an...