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Everything looks better at The State View

Still a baby in the boutique hotel family, The State View opened its doors less than a month ago, joining the list of Autograph Collection Hotels by Marriott— a list that I now personally want to check off every time I visit an area if they’re anything like this. Although I’m not an NC State… Continue reading Everything looks better at The State View

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Find your sweet spot with Luxe Dessert Stops in Raleigh

Believe it or not, I’ve never had a major sweet tooth. I can usually pass when the dessert menu comes around or opt out of the company donut box. However, when it comes to this four decadent dessert spots, I cave every time. Honestly, these spots are so good, I don’t even feel guilty for… Continue reading Find your sweet spot with Luxe Dessert Stops in Raleigh

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Moon & Lola’s latest collection

If there’s one spot I can’t walk past in Cameron Village, it’s Moon & Lola. Which made coordinating an event on behalf of the NC Blogger Network after hours to peek at their newest collection – with pink champagne and cupcakes – feel like Christmas. And Christmas was exactly what those (including myself) attending had in… Continue reading Moon & Lola’s latest collection

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Sneak Peek at the Seasons 52 Raleigh Summer Menu!

All the Reasons to Visit Seasons 52 I’ll start with a confession. I’m no frequent flyer or fanatic when it comes to chain restaurants. There’s something special about small biz/local restaurants and the culture that comes with local fare. However, I was VERY impressed how Seasons 52 breaks apart from the chain restaurant rep and… Continue reading Sneak Peek at the Seasons 52 Raleigh Summer Menu!

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Raleigh Eats & Drinks that will Transport You to Another World

Raleigh spots that will make you feel like you’ve traveled to another country or time vs right down the road! I’m from a small town, and while I feel strongly about remembering where you come from, this town never ceases to amaze me with hidden gems sprinkled throughout the city. Vidrio Every twist and turn… Continue reading Raleigh Eats & Drinks that will Transport You to Another World

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Shopping Local on Another Level 

There’s nothing like shopping local, but let’s take it to another level and shop the local’s closets. Uptown Cheapskate first opened its fabulous doors in Raleigh back in 2009, and shopping for me has never been the same. The concept is consignment but this is far from hand-me-downs. Although all stores have their own vibe and ownership,… Continue reading Shopping Local on Another Level 

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Getting My Hands Dirty

Bloggers from all areas of Raleigh filled into a cozy backroom at Ramble Supply Co.to learn first-hand from author and founder of the Zen Succulent, Megan George. The class showcased from start to finish, how to build a terrarium and keep it thriving.  True to her passion for plants, Megan shared tips and tricks on how to build but also care for your… Continue reading Getting My Hands Dirty