Holiday, Lifestyle

Holiday Volunteer Ideas

During the holiday season, family and friends gather together to celebrate this joyous occasion. However, many members of our local communities are not quite as fortunate. This year, consider giving back to your local community by volunteering your time or donating. Help the Homeless From serving food at shelters to offering job training, there are… Continue reading Holiday Volunteer Ideas

How To, Lifestyle

Tailgating Recipes That Will Impress

Break out the barbecues, ice chests and folding chairs, it is tailgating time again! With football season up and running, we’re here to equip you with a few tailgating recipes that will “wow” your fellow sports fans. After all, tailgating is all about the food. Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers Ingredients: 12 wooden toothpicks 4 oz cream… Continue reading Tailgating Recipes That Will Impress

Future Residents, Lifestyle, Travel

Reasons to Live in (and Love) Charlotte

If you're looking to live in a bustling city where community comes first and there is always something fun to do, consider making your next move to Charlotte, North Carolina. Need a few additional reasons? Check out the list below. Enjoy the Good Life The cost of living is just below the national average, so… Continue reading Reasons to Live in (and Love) Charlotte

current residents, How To, Lifestyle

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we’re sharing a few important prevention tips that may help lower your risk. Schedule regular mammograms Most women should get a mammogram every two years starting between the ages of 40 – 50. If you or an immediate family member have a history of breast cancer, speak with… Continue reading Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Holiday, How To, Lifestyle

5 Unique Pumpkin Carving Tutorials

We’re in the mood to be a little more creative with our pumpkin carvings this year, how about you? Here are 5 tutorials that will help you create unique pumpkins to adorn your front porch. 1. Elephant Materials: Medium pumpkin with a long stem Knife or pumpkin carver Vegetable peeler 7 to 10 toothpicks, snapped… Continue reading 5 Unique Pumpkin Carving Tutorials

Holiday, How To, Lifestyle

DIY Costume Ideas to Try This Halloween

The holiday of jack-o-lanterns and bags full of candy is upon us! We’re bringing you a few creative DIY costume ideas, including a group option because who doesn’t love a coordinated family costume? Keep reading to see how to make your ensemble in time for Halloween. DIY Costume Ideas: Girl: Paint Brush A unique costume… Continue reading DIY Costume Ideas to Try This Halloween

current residents, How To, Lifestyle, Maintaining Your Home

8 Cleaning Tips for Pet Parents

While our beloved pets are full of love and affection for us, they can also be a little messy. These proven tips will help you keep your home as clean and odor-free as possible! 1. Prevent Marking If your pet tends to mark their territory on your furniture and walls, try blotting and treating the… Continue reading 8 Cleaning Tips for Pet Parents