Around Town · Emily Tries · Hiking and Adventure

Emily Tries…Aerial Acrobatics

Okay, so…many of you know I turned 30 this year. As I went into a new decade of life, I started to realize how much of my life I have spent stressed, worried, afraid & controlled by what others would think of me. I have started tossing all of that out the window. I want… Continue reading Emily Tries…Aerial Acrobatics

Around Town · Small-Biz Spotlight

Small Biz Spotlight: Momma’s Hammered Hand-stamped Jewelry

Jewelry. It’s something that is a part of every culture & every history in some form or fashion. Maybe it’s cheap, maybe it’s expensive. Maybe it’s extravagant or simple. Maybe it’s worth a lot of money…or maybe it’s worth a lot of sentiment. No matter what kind it is, it touches all of our lives… Continue reading Small Biz Spotlight: Momma’s Hammered Hand-stamped Jewelry

Around Town · Favorite Places & Spaces · Hiking and Adventure

State Park Adventures: 1st Day Hike at Raven Rock

So, Raven Rock State Park is not new to us. David (my husband) & I both attended Campbell University, so trips to Raven Rock were not uncommon. We also hiked parts of Raven Rock back in the summer, which was fun, but honestly, this past week’s hike was phenomenal. This year, 2020, was the first… Continue reading State Park Adventures: 1st Day Hike at Raven Rock

Faith, Life, and Marriage · The Encouragement Corner

Growth Over Perfection

As we head towards Christmas & the end of the year…heck, the end of the decade (although, some will argue that with me), people will begin to make all sorts of goals & resolutions that will probably be broken within the first 2 weeks of the new year. Resolutions can carry a lot of pressure… Continue reading Growth Over Perfection

Around Town · Favorite Places & Spaces · Frugality in the Flesh · Small-Biz Spotlight · Vintage

Small Biz Spotlight: Dawn’s Vintage Thrift

As many of you know, my husband & I recently moved to a small town in NC. We’ve been a part of the community for almost 10 years through our ballroom dance studio & event venue, Grace Ballroom, but we finally became part of the residential community, too. Angier can seem like a small, quiet… Continue reading Small Biz Spotlight: Dawn’s Vintage Thrift