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Where do Kids Eat Free in Lake Norman?

It's almost summer - which means swimming, barbecues, and lots of parties. If you have kids, it also means that school's out and they'll be home ALL.DAY.LONG. By the time dinner rolls around, the whole family will need a break. Take advantage of kids...

Teacher Appreciation/End of Year Gifts they will LOVE from the Lake Norman shops

They are the people we leave our children with everyday. They work tirelessly to teach, love & empower. So for heaven's sake - don't give them that awful "World's Best Teacher" mug. Ever again. To truly show your appreciation & thanks after a year well...

Teacher Gift Ideas that are much better than Starbucks.

Cross Body Clutches $36 at The Pink Hanger
So what if Teacher Appreciation Week already happened? We think it's always the right time to say 'thank you' to educators for sharing their time, talents and knowledge with our children. After all, every child has that one special teacher who means the world. Graduation day and the...

It’s not too late. Or is it? Our Charlotte Summer Camp Update.

Time is a tickin' friends. School will be out in LESS than 2 months, and Charlotte summer camp slots are filling up. We asked some Charlotte moms for their opinion of the camps in our list, and we've updated availability if the information was...

Lake Norman Pick Your Own Farms within a short drive

We have rounded up the scoop on local farms for your pickin' pleasure by county!   See below farms & info by county and what they offer. We hope this makes planning a fun family day a snap. *Friendly Reminders* Many of these places are cash only Call before...

Discovery Place Kids Huntersville Summer Camps for Adventure in Learning & Play. Plus a giveaway.

The perfect summer camp combines fun, learning, exposure to new things, and adventure in a safe and stimulating environment. Just 'cause school is out doesn't mean the learning should stop (not to mention your exercise routine and the time to run errands unaccompanied). While...

Charlotte Pick Your Own Farm Opening Dates for 2016

Nothing screams summer's almost here more than a sunny day spent picking fresh fruit at a farm close to home. Luckily for us, there are plenty of options in and near the Queen City. Use our guide to " pick your own " produce...

It’s Prom Time. Do You Know Where to Rent a Tux in Charlotte?

It's Prom Time in the QC. The season starts in early April and goes on, seemingly forever, one school after the next. They always look so cute descending in a horde on the prom-popular restaurants. The girls have been shopping for weeks. The boys? Let's just...

Mecklenburg County’s First Public Beach Coming to LKN – Memorial Day 2016

We have very exciting news! Mecklenburg County's FIRST public beach is coming to LKN. Specifically, Ramsey Creek Park located in Cornelius.   Above are the plans for the space, set to open up Memorial Day 2016. While the beach is built to hold 500 bathing beauties - the parking...

The Great Charlotte Park Smackdown. Which neighborhood park is best?

  We Charlotteans are lucky. Charlotte has settled into its status as a big city with plenty of food and entertainment options to keep your social calendar full all 52 weekends. We're within driving distance from some of the best beaches on the East Coast...

Where and When Do Kids Eat Free in Charlotte – Spring 2016 Update

One of my favorite things to do when the days get longer and warmer is to have supper on a patio...preferably someone's other than my own, and even better if my kids can be fed for free or almost free. Here's our list, patio...

20 Ideas on Where to Eat Easter Brunch This Weekend

Whether you're looking to try a newcomer to the Charlotte dining scene or revisit your annual Easter spot, we've got the round up of 20 restaurants ready to host you and yours this Easter holiday.   Ruru's Tacos & Tequila 715 Providence Road 704.332.7933 Join RuRu's for brunch benefiting The...

Best Sleep Away Camps for Summer ~ a few still with openings!

Hard to believe that in less than 3 months school will be out and summer will be here. I feel like I just ordered the backpacks and lunchboxes yesterday. If you are considering resident camp for your child or children this summer, you probably...

20 adorable Easter treat recipes

My 3 year old was extremely into Christmas this past holiday season, and even though I loved his enthusiasm, I was worried that he'd be traumatized once it was over.  We ended up singing Jingle Bells and watching Frosty all throughout January and February,...

Where To Have Easter Brunch & Lunch in LKN

Who's ready to hunt for Easter eggs? Easter weekend is just around the corner. It's one of the biggest days to eat out with family & friends, after that Easter egg hunt of course. We have scooped out some of the best brunch &...

Charlotte Summer Camp Sign Ups

It's time. February is turning into March, and Summer 2016 will be here before you know it. Charlotte has an AMAZING assortment of summer camps to choose from. Whether you're raising a scientist, a gymnast, an artist, an engineer, a naturalist or any host...

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