Charlotte eateries · the Queen City

My Favorite Coffee Shops Around Town

I love coffee, and I love hanging out sipping a cuppa in a cool coffee shop. ¬†Lucky for me, there are about a gazillion little cafes dotting this Queen’s city, and I am not even counting the Starbucks ūüėÄ ¬†I have collected here five of my favorite spots in and around Charlotte for your perusal.… Continue reading My Favorite Coffee Shops Around Town

just the two of us · the Queen City

Date Night: Ajbani and The Rabbit Hole

I am currently in the process of writing a little e-book about date nights in Charlotte, and since it is nearly completed, I wanted to go ahead and start this Date Night series on the blog. ¬†My goal is to document a monthly date with my husband to share here that will (hopefully) give all… Continue reading Date Night: Ajbani and The Rabbit Hole

family matters · Uncategorized · wandering but not lost

5 Tips For Surviving a Road Trip With Kids

We recently went on a family vacation to New York City¬†and then to my in-laws house in Massachusetts. ¬†Let my rephrase that, we recently¬†drove¬†to NYC and then to my in-laws house in Massachusetts, a 1630 mile trip in all, with two nearly adult size kids in the backseat. ¬†The way there wasn’t so bad because… Continue reading 5 Tips For Surviving a Road Trip With Kids

I like stuff · the interwebs

10 Blogs I Follow (and why you might like them too!)

You know how when you read a blog often, and you comment back and forth, and then you start to feel like you know the writer and like you are sorta kinda friends? Right? Right? So…some of these are sorta kinda my friends, some are mere acquaintances, a few are just like my stalking victims… Continue reading 10 Blogs I Follow (and why you might like them too!)

Getting Crafty · home and hearth

Make Your Own Dishwasher Magnet

Since school let out for the summer, we have been focusing on chores around the house and ¬†have assigned each kid a couple daily responsibilities. ¬†One of the teenager’s chores is to empty the dishwasher. ¬†She repeatedly claimed that she couldn’t tell if the dishes were clean or dirty. ¬†I was having trouble believing that… Continue reading Make Your Own Dishwasher Magnet