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Art-o-mat 20th anniversary exhibit at SECCA

What Can You Do With Old Cigarette Machines?

Around the Triad, Latest By April 25, 2017 Tags: , , , No Comments

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 20 Years of Art-o-mat: From Cigarettes to Creations of Art The town Of Winston-Salem was built on tobacco. A lot of people made a good living (some of them a really great living) from working at RJReynolds but that was when smoking wasn’t a socially punishable crime. Back in the…

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WP Kitchen and Bar Greensboro NC Pomegranate Bellini

Feasting at the Newly Rebranded WP Kitchen + Bar

Around the Triad, Food and Drink, Latest By January 18, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

WP Kitchen + Bar in Greensboro Last month I had the opportunity to do a few things that I love all at the same time – meet up with some of my amazing, local, blogger friends, try fun, new cocktails, and eat amazing food at the newly relaunched WP Kitchen + Bar. It’s like winning the nerd trifecta. Folks in…

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Medaloni Cellars Lewisville NC

Bloggers, Wine, and Medaloni Cellars

Around the Triad, Food and Drink, Latest By January 16, 2017 Tags: , , , , No Comments

There are few things that bloggers love more than seeing each other in person at meet-ups and wine. Make both of those happen at the same time and it’s Eutopia so when I was asked to bring together a few bloggers to take a private tour of Medaloni Cellars, I gathered up some of the best – and most fun…

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Using art to help kids understand current events

How Do You Explain News and the State of the World to Your Kids?

Around the Triad, Parenting By November 17, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

You Can’t Escape the News Media and specifically, social media, has changed the landscape on how we as humans get and consume our information and news. If you had any doubt about that, this past election should have made a believer out of you and any other naysayers. As a society, we’ve been reduced to driveling idiots who no longer…

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What's trending in fashion for fall and winter 2016?

What’s Hot for Fall and How to Dress for Your Body Type

Around the Triad, Lifestyle, Reviews and Giveaways By October 15, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

What’s Trending for Fall and Winter this Year? Have you started digging out your boots and layered pieces? I’m slowly starting to add them to the daily mix and couldn’t be happier. This time of the year can be perplexing when choosing our outfits for the day… it’s chilly in the morning but still warm enough by the afternoon that,…

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Belly Up for Some Sweet Treats and Smokin’ Eats

Around the Triad, Food and Drink By July 30, 2016 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Two Great Eats in the Twin City! I love to eat year round but there is something about the food in the summer that makes it especially more enjoyable. Perhaps it’s the availability of fresh, local produce that makes the farm-to-table experience even more flavorful or maybe it’s the fact that the days are longer and if it’s not the…

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Looking for the best boutique hotel in Winston-Salem? It's the Kimpton Cardinal!

Celebrating the Arrival of The Kimpton Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem

Around the Triad, Lifestyle By June 3, 2016 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

The Newest Hotel in Winston-Salem – The Kimpton Cardinal There’s this little building in downtown Winston-Salem known as the RJR Building. The RJR building is the former headquarters of the RJ Reynolds Tobacco Company and is one of the most distinguishable buildings in our skyline. Say what you will about tobacco but it was tobacco that built this beautiful little…

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Week of Giving at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

Week of Giving at Wake Forest Baptist Hospital

Around the Triad By April 20, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

Week of Giving Begins April 25th! When it comes to our kids and hospitals, almost everyone has a story and with any luck it’s not a big story but rather a smaller one. For us it was a brief time period when our oldest was going thru tests in Philadelphia to see if she had a  blood disorder – luckily…

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Win 2 tickets to the Junior League Tour of Fine Spaces

Win 2 Tickets to the 11th Annual Tour of Fine Spaces Event

Around the Triad, Reviews and Giveaways By March 12, 2016 Tags: , , , , No Comments

That Honey-Do List is About to Get Full For the 11th year, the Junior League of Winston-Salem is hosting its Tour of Fine Spaces here in Winston! This is your chance to get a look-see into some of the most amazing homes in our area and see what the latest and hottest trends in decorating are.  Or, if you’re like me,…

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