Getaway Color Ways: National Bike Month

Sunny skies, warm weather, bright colors all around.....there's a reason why May is National Bike Month! It's the perfect time of year to get outdoors and enjoy a nice outing with friends and family, or to take a peaceful bike ride by yourself. National Bike Month was first started in 1956 and since … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: SECOND LOOK: Recycled for the Sake of Art

The Theatre Art Galleries facility in Highpoint, NC has been the primary provider of visual arts in the area since they opened in 1975. They offer a great selection of performing and visual art exhibits all throughout the year, including their most recent exhibit called SECOND LOOK: Recycled for the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Brushy Mountain Apple Festival

This Saturday, October 1st, the streets of downtown North Wilkesboro (the home of Dreamwalls) will be jam-packed! It won't be bumper-to-bumper cars causing all of the commotion though; it will be vendors selling everything from homemade crafts & trinkets to yummy food--including all kinds of … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Coastal Fun in NC

Bathing suit? Check. Sunscreen? Check. Flip-flops? Check. All packed up and ready to hit the road? Check, check CHECK! My family and I are heading out on our annual beach trip this coming weekend and I am ready to go! There are a lot of beaches to choose from along the east coast, each with a … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: It’s Strawberry Time!

May has rolled around again and that means it's time to pick some delicious strawberries! May is National Strawberry month and the fields here in NC are filled with plump, juicy & ripe strawberries. The annual North Carolina Strawberry Festival was just last weekend, but there's still plenty … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: The North Carolina Blueberry Festival

It's going to be a blue weekend here in North Carolina. Not a gloomy blue, though! Nope, it's going to be a bright, sweet, stain-your-hands-and-teeth kinda blue....a blueberry blue! The 10th Annual Blueberry Festival is tomorrow, June 15th, and the town of Burgaw, which normally has a population of … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Down on the Farm

Happy Friday everyone! It may be rainy around here today, but hopefully we'll have a nice upcoming weekend. After spending the week indoors, I want to spend my weekend getting some fresh air! Whether you're working or playing outdoors in the heat, nothing's better than a cool drink of water or the … [Read more...]

GANA Panel: Is Glass Good?

The following is a (very) brief synopsis of the Glass Association of North America (GANA) annual conference panel discussion, "Is Glass Good?" from January 23rd, 2013 in San Diego, CA. Nick Bagatelos, BISEM :: The Net Zero Envelope Rahul Athalye, PNNL :: Window-to-Wall Ratio Dr. Whitney … [Read more...]

It’s Tea Time!

Here in the south we love our sweet tea. It's a staple at the dinner table and a cool refreshment at summer cookouts. Now that winter is here, a nice cup of hot tea is just the thing to warm up with on a chilly day. There are lots of different hot tea flavors to choose from, and the benefits of … [Read more...]