On Being Thankful

November marks the beginning of my favorite time of year. After a day of candy-filled laughs and a costume held together by duck tape and a faulty safety pin, I dawn my Santa hat as soon as the clock strikes midnight on October 31. Don’t get me wrong, I love Halloween. But Thanksgiving and Christmas are … Continued

3 Simple Steps Towards Creating Your Estate Plan

Taking care of your family, finances and belongings now can give you the peace of mind should the unexpected happen. No one likes to think about unfortunate events happening to their family, but it is critically important that you take the time to manage your financial and personal affairs prior to an unexpected event. By making sure your estate plan…

Christmas Markets on European Riverways

Hundreds of years ago, small cities throughout Europe transformed into magical Christmas markets during the holiday season. Villagers gathered on cobblestone streets to shop for their seasonal treats and gifts.

Turkey Day Workout

Complete this entire circuit, in order, as fast as possible with correct form. Use weights if you’ve got ‘em!

SweatNet at Life Time Athletic Charlotte

In September, Life Time Athletic partnered with SweatNet for a fierce Warrior Sculpt class led by SweatNet ambassador and Life Time instructor, Miki Russ. The class combined a soulful yet fierce fusion of yoga and weights in a sweaty, nonstop flow. Afterwards, the yoga warriors were rewarded with smoothies made in the LifeCafe. 

November 2018 Around Town

Tennessee Stiffs Play in Charlotte August 28 was a rockin’ evening at the renowned Milestone Club as Austin-based folk rock quartet, Tennessee Stiffs, let loose their unique, seminal blend of story and mystique-laden Americana music. It was the band’s first time in Charlotte, and the evening proved to be a resounding success with local rockers … Continued

Habitat for Humanity: Deconstruction to Restore

Habitat for Humanity Charlotte’s deconstruction service was created to remove and recycle kitchen cabinets, countertops and appliances slated for replacement in kitchen remodeling projects. The homeowner gets a tax deduction and headache-free experience, and Habitat earns proceeds by reselling the donated items through a network of four Habitat ReStores in Charlotte. The process is easy, says Phil Prince, director of…

Feeding the Family

 Ingredients  Crumble  Filling

Reclaim Your Free Time

Your to-do list can seem never-ending, and it takes valuable time and energy to keep it manageable. But who says it has to be your time and energy? Let Maid Brigade, Charlotte’s largest and most trusted residential cleaning service, tackle that list for you! With over 20 years of experience caring for homes in Charlotte, you’ll be hard pressed to find…

Lifestyle Letter

I sincerely hope you brought your appetite for this issue. From foodie getaways to a contemporary sushi bar right in our very backyard, this issue brings the heat (to the kitchen). Jokes aside, the October issue is dedicated to the delicious tastes–savory, sweet and everything in between–in our wonderful community. It has been such a joy … Continued