By Kristin Tucker A native of the Midwest, Kristin attended journalism school at UNC-Chapel Hill and has never left the southern part of heaven. She has written for Chapel Hill Magazine as a style editor and keeps busy with non-profit event-planning for several philanthropies.
  • Summer Fun for a Foodie

    June 20, 2016 at 9:15 am

    Time to savor the flavor of summer. Literally! It’s that time of year when many people center their social events on food – cookouts, family reunions, graduation grilling and poolside parties. You name the food-filled event and people gather. And for most folks, food makes us feel better. So it only seems like good sense […]

  • Walking On A Dream…Putting Dreams Into Action!

    May 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm

    Picture this. Fashion from nine area boutiques worn by more than 40 diverse models interspersed with stories and commentary from six powerful women. The numbers are adding up.  Now envision a family friendly event with food trucks, a kid’s zone, a business expo, music and more. There’s something to please everyone! And it’s all happening […]

  • Talk Derby To Me….

    May 6, 2016 at 8:47 am

    My favorite spring sporting event has to be the Kentucky Derby.  What stands out most during this historic horse race is difficult to decide…the sleek and athletic thoroughbreds, the diminutive yet wiry jockeys in their colorful silks, the thrill of the race itself or the chance for a long-shot filly to come from behind and […]

  • Is It Spring Yet?

    March 14, 2016 at 10:00 am

    Spring has sprung! It’s as if someone flipped the switch in the southern part of heaven. Temps are up and flora is blooming. And whether you’re matriculated or not, Spring Break seems like a deserved rite of passage even beyond our school years.  Everybody needs a Spring Break, right? Even if it’s a staycation filled […]

  • Countdown to Kick-Off – Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara

    February 4, 2016 at 9:23 am

    Let me guess. You’ve been invited to a Super Bowl party on Sunday…maybe even more than one. If you’re a Panthers or Broncos fan, then you’re probably going for the game watching and will be glued to the flat screen (or staying home out of superstition). If you’re a big-time NFL fan, but your team […]

  • Winter Wardrobe Staples

    January 22, 2016 at 11:00 am

    You already own them. They’re pretty basic. If you look through your closet, you’ll find plenty of wardrobe staples that will make getting ready 10 times faster this winter. Let’s take inventory. A crisp white shirt should be a staple in everyone’s closet. This classic piece goes with everything and is an easy way to […]

  • ‘Tis The Season to Sparkle & Shine & Share

    December 11, 2015 at 4:31 pm

    Have you made your Holiday lists yet? Time to decide what to give others and of course pen that wishlist for Santa. Many of you ask, “But where do I begin?!” Start by window shopping. It’s fun, festive and free! Plus you will get lots of ideas from all the window displays around town. Let’s […]

  • Game Day Fashion Tips Every Girl Needs to Know

    November 6, 2015 at 2:14 pm

    If you are anything like me, game day gets you excited! Women everywhere try to decide what they are going to wear to the big game. Even those that aren’t headed to the stadium are formulating their attire to watch their team on TV at a favorite sports-viewing hot spot. Some fans seem to think […]

  • Break Out The Rain Boots In Style

    October 12, 2015 at 9:17 am

    Let’s list some of the positives about the recent 10 day straight stretch of rain. The NC drought is officially over. We now know what it’s like to live in Seattle. On a fashion note, we got to justify the existence of those super cute rain boots in our closet. Rain boots have become a […]

  • Trends In Transition: Transitioning Your Summer Wardrobe Into Fall

    September 9, 2015 at 4:27 pm

    Soon summer will fade into fall. But anyone who has spent more than one week in the South knows that the transition from summer to fall weather is a process. You can expect to be teased with a few days of cool weather followed by days of heat and humidity. You can also expect some mornings […]

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