Kiawah Island – A First-Timer’s Guide

Navigating the tree-lined winding road leading to a roundabout, the suspense builds; to the right the road leads to Seabrook Island, to the left and I'm on my way to Kiawah Island. Having visited Charleston several times, this is my first stay at nearby Kiawah. I'm a Kiawah neophyte, if you will. The barrier island with its lush maritime forests, wildlife, beaches, and golf delivers a one-of-a-kind South…
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WWI and The Tar Heel Connection at The NC Museum of History

The NC Museum of History is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I.  The special exhibition which runs until January 2019 features 6,500 square feet of history with a special focus on the Tar Heel connection. "Step into the boots of a Tar Heel soldier" The WWI Exhibition at the NC Museum of History gives a great overview of the events leading…
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The Ultimate Itinerary for Exploring Virginia's Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail PullOverandLetMeOut

The Ultimate Itinerary For Exploring Virginia’s Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail

Though my trip was hosted by the Virginia Tourism Corporation all opinions are honest and my own. The Cultural Crossroads of the Shenandoah Valley The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Artisan Trail is the perfect marriage of beautiful Shenandoah Valley scenery and the arts. Exploring the trail not only introduces visitors to breathtaking mountain vistas and gorgeous landscape but also the many artisans and unique crafts that are an integral part of…
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La Farm Is a Taste of France in Cary, North Carolina

This event was sponsored by La Farm Bakery in collaboration with NC Blogger Network; all opinions are honest and my own. Une Boulangerie! Boulangerie is the French word for bakery.  However, La Farm is more than just a bakery. Owner Lionel Vatinet and his wife and partner Missy have created a modern day bakery utilizing time-honored baking traditions reminiscent of iconic bakeries found throughout France. Since 1999, La…
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10 Romantic Things to Do In Fayetteville, North Carolina

Although my visit was organized by the Fayetteville Convention and Visitors Bureau/Downtown Fayetteville and some activities were complimentary, all opinions are honest and my own. When You Think Fayetteville, Think Romance I know what you're thinking, "Fayetteville?   Romance?" Fayetteville's played a role in the nation's history with Revolutionary and Civil War events bringing notoriety. With slightly over 200,000 residents, it's a major military town with both Pope Air…
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Vidrio; Mediterranean Dining in Raleigh's Glenwood South PullOverandLetMeOut

Vidrio; Mediterranean Dining in Raleigh’s Glenwood South

A guest post by Pamela Brown. A Feast For All The Senses Marcus Apicius, perhaps the world's first foodie, is credited with the saying that a person eats with their eyes. In few places is this truer than at Vidrio in Raleigh's Glenwood South. With a combination of simply and beautifully prepared Mediterranean inspired food and architecture that can best be described as stunning, dining at Vidrio is…
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