Cozy in the Snow

In case you missed it, we got snow! With temperatures still barely above freezing, the Triad is still a vision in white. Thomas and I have kept a fire going in our living room and the cozy fabrics on hand for chilly night time walks. (Oh the joys of having a dog that...

The Turkey Rebound | Pajamas for the Season

    As I adjust to back into a routine of my favorite morning shake and healthy dinners (thanks to my meal planning application), I am counting down the days to Christmas – another holiday filled with family time and beautiful meals. Mixed into our...

Christmas in the Carolinas

The holiday season offers so much joy and tradition – and here in the Carolinas, we share quite a few unique celebrations to highlight Christmas. Most of my favorite occur just after Thanksgiving. Some last all season long. From the mountains to the coastline,...

The Week of Lounging

It is Thanksgiving week, which means…..all the lounge clothes! Each year, we spend this week in Blowing Rock with our families and enjoy long nights by the fire complete with cheese, crackers, and all the leftovers. ‘Tis the season for stretchy pants and...

Parker’s Poncho Picks

Fall seems to center around family for us. We have birthdays, wedding anniversaries, holidays and – of course – a few football games in between. This past weekend, my family celebrated our dear cousin’s fiftieth birthday. We descended on our family...