All posts by Carrie Schlegel

Stream Fireworks for the Fourth

A Capitol Fourth The Washington DC celebration, A Capitol Fourth, will air on PBS starting at 8:00pm. In addition to fireworks, it will feature stars such as John Stamos, Patti LaBelle, Lauren Alaina, Trace Adkins, and many more. Macy’s 4th of July Macy’s is doing smaller shows in each New York City borough so more […]

Out and About in Raleigh

Had enough of staying at home but running out of ideas of things to do? Here are some great and safe things you can do to explore our area this month. Beyond the ones you see often, here is a comprehensive list of public art in downtown Raleigh. Check it out…we think you’ll be surprised! […]

Let’s play a game!

There is no denying it…you are going to be home a lot more for the next few weeks. We thought we would share some of our favorite games to help inspire you to break out an oldie but goodie, or try something new! Classics Battleship – Betsy’s family likes this head to head game where […]

Local Elections

Early voting is here for the municipal elections. In 2017 only 17% of of voters turned out for the local races. If you haven’t voted, it’s likely because you don’t have a good idea of who to vote for, what the issues really are etc. We fully believe in educating the consumers on the process […]

Spring Break Staycation?

Spring Break is upon us! Your feed might blow up with pictures of faraway places. For those of you who are staying local, don’t let the lack of airline miles put a damper on this opportunity for some family fun. Sleeping in, no homework and not making lunches for a week are enough to celebrate. […]

The Tidying Up Effect

All across the county right now beds are filled with clothes. Closets are empty. Drawers are getting emptied out and wiped clean. All of this the effect of the Tidying up Netflix show featuring #MarieKondo is growing in popularity. We all can relate to the accumulation of “stuff.” Have a space…will fill. Many times a home may […]

New neighborhoods planned for Wake Forest

Have you noticed that with this sellers market, finding the perfect home is becoming a bit of a challenge? Although we are beginning to see a shift in the market, homes currently for sale are at a historical low. Builders are doing everything they can to be a part of that inventory demand. In areas […]