This is something that our little community has been waiting for! I was very excited to get the opportunity to experience the Grand Opening festivities for Store #7009, in Richlands, NC. My family even came along with me to the Friends and Family Preview night! The store was open to friends and family of the employees to… Read More The New Richlands, NC Walmart Store is Open!
This year, we got to attend something that I have been wanting to do for SO LONG! We went to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC or 全米桜祭り Zenbei Sakura Matsuri! When we lived in Japan, we would attend the festival every year. It was only a short drive, and the experience was just amazing.… Read More 2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival- Japanese Culture in Washington D.C.
Raise your hand if you suffer from seasonal allergies!!!! *Raising both hands* Whether we like it, or not, allergy season is on it’s way. I’m not a fan of it, but there’s nothing I can do to keep it from happening. My first Spring in North Carolina was probably the worst. I had no idea… Read More Allergy Season is Coming!
With all these storms full of snow and ice, it’s very hard to believe that Spring Break is already knocking on our door. I am SO ready for some sunshine though! I am tired of being stuck inside the house! Since we typically save our big trips for our Summer break, we needed to find… Read More DIY- Design Your Own Painted T-Shirts and Other Spring Break Sanity Savers
What is a Staycation? Well, it’s like taking tiny little trips around your local area, some just day trips, some involve a night at a hotel or two. The main difference is, instead of spending tons of money to go far away for a longer period of time, you get to see more of your… Read More See More and Get To Know Your Local Areas With A Staycation!
Well, we haven’t exactly been covered in snow here, but sometimes, it’s just too cold to want to go out. It’s windy, or cloudy and rainy. It’s just yucky and miserable. The kids are bored, and you’re getting restles… What is there to do? Quite a few things actually! Walmart gave me $20 to spend… Read More Beating the Winter Blues with Pizza and a Movie
Hubert, NC – On Thursday October 25th the Semper Fi fund will join forces with the United Way, local Marines and dozens of volunteers to work on the home of a local injured Marine. The Semper Fi Fund will be assisting with the cost of materials and food for the volunteers. The home belongs to… Read More Semper Fi Fund, United Way, local Marines and community to help work on injured Marine’s home
We first saw Carolina’s Top Magicians, Chris Rock-it and Nitro Neal at a birthday party in the Fall and were very impressed with their show! The illusions that they performed during the birthday party were truly of a professional caliber and they were excellent with the kids! We later got to see them perform a… Read More Carolina's Top Magicians Rock Jacksonville, NC
So, here we are.. Hurricane Irene isn’t far from our coast.. Hopefully, it won’t be as bad as I feel like it’s going to be.. I’m just scared, so you know… I feel like it’s going to be some life altering thing for us… If we can get through this and all we have is… Read More Live Video: Hurricane Irene is knockin'
If you live in Jacksonville, NC, then you know that the choices for going out to eat are pretty limited. Sure, we have the big chain restaurants that always have a long wait, but we know what they have. If you’ve been to one Olive Garden, you’ve been to them all. In Jacksonville, we have… Read More Good Eats- Marrakesh Mediterranean Cuisine