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November 2017

Quick Guide to Your Carowinds Trip

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Carowinds is an amusement park on the border of North and South Carolina. (Make sure to stock up on fireworks while you’re there.)The park opened in 1973 and has grown to over 400 acres. If you live in the South-East and haven’t been to Carowinds, you’re missing out. Carowinds is a fun family experience that has attractions for all.While tickets are typically 50$ for…

Small Changes I’m Making to Live a Healthier Lifestyle

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I am not the healthiest, most active human on the planet. I’ve never been too concerned about what goes into my body and exercise but with age, I’m realizing how much of a necessity it is to take good care of yourself. The good news: You don’t have to love the gym and salads to lead a healthy lifestyle. (Which is great for me!) You can start…

Quick Guide to Street Art in Downtown Raleigh

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Whether I’m checking out a new restaurant, lounging at Moore’s Square Park, or hitting up Boxcar Barcade for some Mario Kart, I love visiting Downtown Raleigh! Downtown Raleigh is filled with tons of things to do and numerous great places to strike a pose.Raleigh believes, “A city should be as colorful as its citizens”. Last week, I took a trip downtown and walked around identifying all the…

The Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

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I have had Generalized Anxiety Disorder and Social Anxiety for years now and I have never felt better than I do since adopting my dog, Kona. I’ve mentioned in past articles that Kona has been God’s gift for my life. There are TONS of benefits to owning a dog, but did you know it actually is good for your health too? Just in case you need a few…

The Pros and Cons of Greek Life

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I never thought I would be the sorority girl “type”. Before college, all I really knew about sororities was the image movies portrayed of them —tons of parties, dumb blondes, hazing. I wasn’t really interested in Greek life.Then, my sophomore year of college all the girls in my dorm signed up for recruitment. I still didn’t expect much but I wrote my name down as a pledge…

Why You Need to See NCMA’s Newest Exhibit

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The North Carolina Museum of Art is one of my favorite places to visit in Raleigh! I can spend hours exploring NCMA’s grounds and various buildings. The Museum offers a unique experience, carrying numerous forms of art -contemporary, African, northern European, etc. Their collection is always expanding and changing.When I was invited to a preview of their newest exhibit, Inspiring Beauty: 50 Years of Ebony Fashion Fair, I…

Staying Organized with Erin Condren

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I love all things organization and productivity! For Christmas, I used to ask Santa to bring me school supplies —pens, notebooks, and folders got me hyped! I’ve kept a planner since I was a freshman in high school and I largely credit them for helping me keep my shit together. Now that I’m in the workforce I’ve decided to step up my organization game. Besides blogging, I…

Are You Ready for Sweater Weather?

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Growing up in New Jersey, I became immune to frosty falls and white Winters. I loved bundling up in scarves and peacoats during the colder months and taking the train into the city to go Christmas shopping. Winter has always been my favorite time of the year. The temperature is finally lowering in North Carolina! This past weekend, I turned off the AC and opened the windows. As well as…