Getaway Color Ways: Time for the Coast!

This week I've been daydreaming about the beach! Spring is here and the warmer temperatures are making me want to jump in my car and take a quick weekend trip to the ocean. Like I've said before, that's one of my favorite things about living here in North Carolina; we're just a few hours drive away … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Celebrate Nat’l Quilting Day at the NC Arboretum

Tomorrow, March 18th, is National Quilting Day. It's a day to celebrate the art of quilt making and all of the folks who work hard to create those distinctive patterns and designs. Quilting, which dates all the way back to ancient Egypt, is definitely a labor of love. It takes time, patience and … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Going Green at Emerald Village

St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and folks are gearing up to celebrate all across North Carolina. Just this weekend there will be parades, festivals and races everywhere from Emerald Isle & Nags Head to Raleigh & Asheville! So, in keeping with the green-theme, today our Color … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: NC Museum of Life & Science

In today's Getaway Color Ways we're heading to the Piedmont region to visit the North Carolina Museum of Life & Science (AMLS),  a private non-profit agency, located in Durham, NC, which is the 4th largest city in our state. If you keep up with college sports, then you've probably heard of the … [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: International Book Giving Day

We all know next Tuesday is a special day for lovers.....and no, I'm not talking about Valentines Day lovers! I'm talking about BOOK lovers! February 14th is International Book Giving Day, as well as Library Lovers Day. The goal of International Book Giving Day is simple: get books into the … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Carolina Chocolate Festival

February is one sweet month! Not only is it National Chocolate Month, February 1st is National Dark Chocolate Day, February 14th is National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day, February 19th is National Chocolate Mint Day, and February 28th is National Chocolate Souffle Day. Whew! After taking a look at … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Inspire Your Heart with Art Day

It's time to get inspired! Next Tuesday, January 31st, is National "Inspire Your Heart with Art" Day. The holiday was designed to celebrate the positive impact that all of the arts have on our lives. Whether you enjoy viewing paintings at a museum or taking in a concert at a local venue, art affects … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: A Sky Full of Stars at PARI

For as long as I can remember, I've always been interested in anything that has to do with space. I'm the kind of person who still answers the "what is your dream job" question with 'NASA', so it's no surprise I'm really excited about this week's color ways post featuring the Pisgah Astronomical … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Skiing in the North Carolina Mountains

When the temperatures start dropping down, the people start heading up....up to the ski mountains of North Carolina! With the highest mountains east of the Rockies, North Carolina is one of the most popular destinations in the south for outdoor winter fun. I've never been skiing, but it's always … [Read more...]