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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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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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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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McDonald’s Breakfast – All Day, FULL Menu, Happier Moms!

Around the Triad, Food and Drink By February 28, 2016 Tags: , , , , 1 Comment

Get McDonald’s Breakfast All Day and All Night! Flash back to this time last year. You’d wake up on a Saturday morning – no rushing around, no kids to have to school, just time to putz around and have your coffee enjoying the calmer schedule. Every week I look forward to my weekend mornings where I can just sit down…

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Triad Love – April in Winston Means RiverRun Film Festival!!

Around the Triad, Entertainment By April 7, 2015 Tags: , , , No Comments

It’s that time of the year when downtown explodes with film enthusiasts hoping to see as many movies as they possibly can in a short amount of time. Welcome to this year’s RiverRun Film Festival!! This year, RiverRun International Film Festival will showcase 160 films from filmmakers around the globe in 11 days. Starting April 16th and closing April 26th,…

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Let’s Go Look at Houses Y’all!!

Around the Triad By March 4, 2015 Tags: , , , , 2 Comments

Tour of Fine Spaces Presented by Junior League of Winston-Salem I love houses.. especially houses that have a lot of character and charm. And I really love houses that have really cool kitchens and bathrooms. And backyards. Probably because those are the three areas of my own home that are in dire need of some sprucing up. And when I…

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win 2 tickets to the 2014 boutique

Triad Love: Junior League of Winston-Salem’s Boutique 2014!

Around the Triad By November 13, 2014 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

Junior League of Winston-Salem Boutique 2014! Well, what do you know.. now it’s the MIDDLE of November. Half-way done. Almost over. Only one thing happens after this.. December. And that means Christmas and Hanukkah which means there are people creeping around your house (hopefully not that wretched Elf..) dropping not-so-subtle hints about what they want “Santa” to bring. But before…

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