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Business Owners & Contractors: Have P&L ready by 12/31/19

Now that we are in the last month of the year, this is the time where all Business Owners & Contractors with 1099’s Miscellaneous...

Simple Steps to a Country Christmas

In the South, we don’t experience winter like the rest of the country.  Snow is a rarity and you’re more likely to find the...

The value of a Professional Photographer

I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t I love using my phone to capture everyday moments of my friends, family, pets, and...

There is a new guy in town – Part 2: Cancun

Last week, we talked about Vacation Express. This week, I will give an example of a package they offer for a June 14 departure...

20 Christmas Activities for Kids

Christmas is just around the corner! If you’re looking for some Christmas activities to do with the kids this week, here is a list...

Novant Health opens center to diagnose and treat childhood epilepsy and seizures

Meets highest national standard for pediatric epilepsy, delivering both surgical and nonsurgical treatments More than 3.4 million people in the U.S. have epilepsy (recurring seizures),...

Tis the season…for scams

The Christmas season is a bustling busy season, especially for retailers, and scammers. Social media sees an increase in scams during the holiday season, so...

CAPTCHA!

The urge by some to misuse an invention is probably as old as humankind. The internet is certainly no exception. In 1999, Slashdot, a...

New Active-Adult Community Comes to Wesley Chapel

National homebuilder Taylor Morrison has broken ground on a new 55+ active-adult community in the Tri-W area. Pinnacle at Wesley Chapel, as the new...

There is a new guy in town – Part 1

Well, not really a new guy, but a relative new-comer to the vacation market from Charlotte Douglas Airport. Vacation Express has been here a...

10 Point Packing Checklist When Going on A Ski Trip

Besides the obvious things like packing skis, goggles and helmet, here's a list from FlightHub and JustFly outlining some things travelers may not have...

Massage and the holidays

I know what you're thinking: 'I'm too busy for a massage...I've got too much on my plate. I've too many things to do. My...

8 popular sports medicine products, reviewed

Which ones can help you reach your fitness goals? By Cliff Mehrtens Plenty of fitness enthusiasts are looking for an edge. It’s easy to be intrigued by a...

Be careful with contests

'Tis the season for giveaways, contests, and special deals. When you're using social media to publicize those incentives, be careful, there are rules that most...

Holiday Hitchhikers: Keeping Pests out of Homes this Season

The holiday season, a time for family, fun and festivities, is here. If you're not careful, unwanted hitchhikers—pests—may be celebrating the holidays alongside you...

Up your holiday cocktail game with Entertaining Expert Mark Addison

With holiday party season in full swing, Mark Addison, author of the award-winning book COCKTAIL CHAMELEON, shares his essential holiday party entertaining tips and four festive...

The Twelve Family Dates Of Christmas

During this year's Winter Break, gather your loved ones and venture out to some of these amazing holiday and winter-break happenings in our greater...

What Wine Do You Serve for the Holidays?

We get many questions this time of year asking what wine(s) should be served with a specific holiday dinner.  The answer to that question...

Larry Sprinkle Master of Ceremonies at Senior Christmas Party for 25 Years

For over four decades Larry Sprinkle has brought the weather every day to a growing Charlotte audience. He has been a consistent staple in...

10 Christmas Chapter Books for Kids

December is upon us and Christmas is a mere three weeks away! Reading a Christmas chapter book together is a great way to get...

Familiar Places

I challenge you to take a look at your surroundings.  Once you really begin to look at the world to capture photographs, everything begins...

Castles Galore! Part 2

The Marksburg Castle is the only castle between Bingen am Rhein and Koblenz that was never destroyed. It is a protective, military-style castle with...

Simplify the Holidays: Reducing Stress Could Cut Allergy and Asthma Symptoms: Make your holidays...

Holidays and stress go together like hot chocolate and marshmallows. But what if you could reduce the overall stress that comes with the holidays?...

Lights for Levine: Sweet Dreams and Brighter Tomorrows

On Friday, December 6, everyone’s invited to bring light to the lives of the patients at Levine Children’s Hospital.  At 7:30 p.m., pediatric patients...

Embrace the holiday season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas and the holiday season is everywhere and for most people it’s a huge part of the...

Castles Galore! Part 1

I told you last week we were traveling aboard the AMAKristina along the Rhine River and this week I was going to share with...

Novant Matthews celebrates 11th annual Festival of Trees

On Thursday, November 21, individuals, families, businesses, churches, community leaders and local organizations gathered at Novant Matthews Medical Center for the annual Festival of...

Say thank you

The season of gratitude is here and thank you is always a good idea. With the holidays in full swing, it’s the perfect time to...

Free Bridges Out of Poverty workshop Dec. 14

Local nonprofit Common Heart will offer a FREE three-hour Bridges Out of Poverty overview workshop on Saturday, Dec. 14. Whether you’re a business owner, teacher,...

Say Yes to Holiday Flair Not Allergic Flares

Holiday decorations are starting to appear, reminding us that Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanza and Christmas will soon be upon us. While some people fling open...