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Five Time Savers for Busy Women, Including Discounts

We thought we were busy pre-covid, now many of...

8 Things a Woman Business Owner Should Know About Divorce

Guest post by Robin Perrigo-Mermans, Esq. of ROAD to...

Valentines 2021 ~ Love at Home with Over 40 Ways to Celebrate It

Love. It can transform and change all the pieces...

Support Local with These Picks from CLT Real Estate Pros.

Charlotte's neighborhoods are filled with some of the region's most stately, unique and family-friendly homes. But it isn't just the residential part of our city that's bringing new residents here in droves. From dining to shopping and more, there...

Local Expert Advice on Why Separated and Divorced Parents Should Pay Attention to their Child’s Mental Health

Guest post by Robin Perrigo-Mermans, Esq. of ROAD to RESOLUTION Divorce can be challenging for everyone involved and that includes children. I’ve experienced this in my professional career as a licensed mediator and collaborative family law attorney and in my...

Candle Burning Tips.

My family knows to gift me candles for any and every occasion. I am addicted to scented candles, and judging by the popularity of our Annual Huge Charlotte Candle Round Up, so are you. Did you get one or...

QC Cash. What Is It? How to Get Some? How to Spend It?

QC Cash is a digital gift card aimed at supporting Uptown retail & restaurants just in the St. Nick of time. Launching by Charlotte Center City Partners and several major Uptown businesses, QC Cash is a new digital gift card...

Celebrating New Year’s Eve This Year: How to Drop the Ball in Your Own Home

So. That was a year. 2020 is finally coming to an end and yet it seems impossible to pull together the will to celebrate in any capacity. Will 2021 be full of positive changes? We hope so. So let's...

Spruce Up the Guest Bedroom with These Local Buys

The advice that you should periodically spend the night in your own guest bedroom is solid ~ is it comfortable? too hot? too cold? noisy? dark enough? does it actually accommodate a guest's needs? You'll find out all sorts...

Being Thankful This Year. Here are 13 Ways to Support Your Community and Give Thanks This Weekend

For their 95th anniversary year, the Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) spent 95 consecutive hours last week volunteering in our community. Yes, that means women got up at 2:00 a.m. to keep the hours going. In a year...

Books to Read and Give This Year

With comfy clothes replacing cocktail attire this holiday season, we'll have plenty of time to cozy up with a book and wrap up the latest bestsellers to put underneath the tree. The year's hottest titles include a sequel to...

Etiquette Tips For Celebrating the Holidays This Year

Thanksgiving and the holiday season are going to look and feel a bit different this year because of Covid-19. Instead of hugs, there will be elbow bumps. Fine china may be replaced by paper plates, and large family gatherings...

Advice from a Pro: How to Have a Healthy Divorce

You might not expect to see the words ‘divorce’ and ‘healthy’ in the same sentence, as it likely seems like an oxymoron due to how society portrays separation and divorce. However, as a divorce attorney and licensed mediator, I’m...

There’s Still Time to Support Black Philanthropy Month in Charlotte and Vote for a Local Award Winner

August is Black Philanthropy Month and here in Charlotte, a celebration and recognition effort is being led by #BPM2020CLT, the initiative of the New Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP Charlotte) and several local organizations. What is Black Philanthropy...

How To Host a Backyard Kentucky Derby Party This Year

Feeling lucky? Gather your closest lilies and phillies for a few bets. Backyard style. The 146th Kentucky Derby will run on Saturday, September 5, without in person fans. Hosting your 2020 Derby Party will be a little trickier, yes....

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