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Our Journey to the Meadow: The Story of our Wedding at The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve

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Our destiny with The Meadows began long before we actually visited the venue. Our engagement shoot in Merritt’s Pasture in Chapel Hill, NC by Three Region Photography. Nathan proposed at sunset in Merritt’s Pasture in Chapel Hill, NC. There was something about being out in the…

Holiday Gift Guide – Long-Distance Friends

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I don’t know about you, but I have a lot of long-distance friendships. Some of these ladies have been in my life for over 20 years! Needless to say, I’m always looking for fun creative gifts to send to them for the holidays that lets…

Holiday Gift Guide – Made in North Carolina

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We all know that I’m a big supporter of shopping local and supporting our local makers. Here’s a few of my favorite #MadeinNC items: 1. The Durham Box – The December Small Business Spotlight feature. So much Durham, NC goodness in this box. This is the…

Holiday Gift Guide – Sleeping Beauty

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Welcome to (maybe) my favorite gift guide this season. We spend a third of our lives sleeping. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve put a lot more emphasis on doing everything I can to maintain a good sleep hygiene. Why?… Prolonged bad sleep quality can disrupt…

Small Business Spotlight – The Durham Box

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Every month, I highlight a favorite small business on The Doctorette. With the holidays approaching, I want to share some facts about why it’s important to shop small. Did you know… …that there are 28.8 million small businesses in the country. …that small businesses…