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Nothing Could Be Finer than the N.C. State Fair! : Top 5 Reasons to Get to the Fair

Nothing could be finer than the North Carolina State Fair! Mouth-watering sweet and savory fair foods, live entertainment, carnival rides, vendors, exhibitors, and all the things celebrating the best of North Carolina have been specially curated for families. Get ready to start making fall memories because it’s State Fair season beginning October 17th – 27th, […]

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Five Reasons Why You Should Tour the Triangle Parade of Homes: October 11th – 13th

It’s time to celebrate all things HOME this month at the Triangle Parade of Homes event. The largest Open House showcase in North Carolina featuring over 250 luxurious new homes in the Triangle has been rolling out their welcome mats to families this October. There are three days left, October 11th – 13th, so start […]

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Ladies Love Football!

Football Matters supported and sponsored this post, however, the opinions and experiences included belong to the writer.I always find it interesting, that most football articles seem to be about football moms and their sons. Well, guess what? We have 4 daughters – and they love football! We even have three 2-year olds, and they are […]

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Outdoor Summer Bucket List with 20+ Activities for Raleigh-Area Families

Outdoor Summer Bucket List with 20+ Activities for Raleigh-Area Families

Summer break is upon us and it is officially time to spend your days enjoying the beautiful outdoors here in the Triangle area.  Living in North Carolina provides us with so much opportunity for variety when it comes to outdoor activities. I love making bucket lists for my son and me, filled with activities for […]

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Preserving the Past for the Future–National Historic Preservation Month

Earlier this month, Raleigh’s Mayor declared May to be National Historic Preservation Month. In her proclamation, Mayor McFarlane stated, …it is important to celebrate the role of history in our lives and the contributions made by dedicated individuals in helping to preserve the tangible aspects of the heritage that has shaped us as a people […]

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California to North Carolina: Why We Moved to Raleigh

We moved from Boone, North Carolina to Northern California in search of a fast-paced lifestyle, endless opportunities to immerse ourselves in culture, and the ease of accessibility to the mountains and ocean. We thought the premium cost of living would be worth the amenities and that sacrificing for a few years would ultimately pay off. […]

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A Raleigh Mom’s Guide to April 2019

There’s always something to do in around Raleigh! We’ve worked to help you keep your sanity by bringing these April activities all together in one easy guide so you don’t miss a thing! We’ll update with new additions as they come.  A special thanks to our partners at Wake County Public Libraries for making this guide […]

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Festival of Flowers - NCMA's Art in Bloom 2019

Festival of Flowers – NCMA’s Art in Bloom 2019

If you haven’t had an opportunity to visit the North Carolina Museum of Art’s annual Art in Bloom event we highly recommend you treat yourself to this beautiful festival of flowers. The NCMA’s Art in Bloom fundraiser, presented by PNC Bank, returned to the museum for its fifth year during March 21st-24th. This four-day festival […]

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Raleigh Relocation Guide: Best Places to Visit & Explore Around Town

Raleigh Relocation Guide: Best Places to Visit & Explore Around Town

  If you aren’t originally from the south, don’t be alarmed if a Raleigh native strikes up a conversation with you in the middle of the supermarket or waves to you while walking through your neighborhood. Raleigh natives are extremely friendly and welcoming and truly epitomize southern charm. Ideal for families with young kids, Raleigh […]

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Plan Your Next Family Outing at the Drive-In!

Summer isn’t the only season to enjoy a movie under the stars.  At Raleigh Road Outdoor Theater, one of North Carolina’s six remaining drive-in theaters in operation, shorter days and cooler nights makes the cooler months an ideal time for families to snuggle-up at an outdoor movie.    Raleigh Road Outdoor Theater is located in […]

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A Raleigh Mom’s Guide to November 2018 Events

The leaves are changing, holiday events are lined up and family outings are being planned.  Start your holiday season with a few of our favorite events happening in and around Raleigh. *Remember to bookmark this page as we will add more events as they pop up around town.  *Events are subject to change. Be sure to […]

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Girl Scout Kick-Off for Moms: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Girl Scout Kick-Off for Moms: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

  It’s that time again – a new year for Girl Scouts! October 1st was the start of a new year for scouting, and it’s time for parents to get prepared. Girl Scouts – NC Coastal Pines council covers all of the Triangle, and there is a lot of great information on their website, in […]

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