A Sweet Ending: Shamrock Pretzel Treats

Call me tacky, but anything festive for a holiday, I am all in. Decorations, themed menus and the like, count me in. Whether they’re going to your child’s school, your weekly church night or even to the office, these St. Patrick’s Shamrock Pretzel Treats are bound to make anyone feel like they have the luck […]

Pintxos Pour House – “A Different Way to Dine”

Not every restaurant has something for every taste. There are more than a few places that just seem to have very few offerings on the menu, or satisfy that “comfort food” craving so many Southerners possess. Pintxos Pour House is the exact opposite—there are so many options, no matter what you are in the mood […]

Why It’s Okay to Go Through Ups and Downs in Your Workout Routine

We are all human and imperfect. There is no way we can stay 100% motivated 365 days out of the year, complete with eating healthy every single day and working out with enthusiasm 5+ days a week. I’ve seen it many times, where people go through a lull in their workout routine and feel unmotivated. […]

Priceless Gifts

BY KAREN JARVIS When Donna Khan visited Winston-Salem in 2017, it wasn’t for fun. A breast cancer diagnosis brought her for treatment to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, four hours to and from her home in western North Carolina. However, amid medical uncertainty, Khan discovered comfort in her medical team and the nearby Family House, […]

Kids in the Kitchen: March Madness Munchies

Let the kids help you put together these treats to keep the hunger at bay during March Madness, for a spread that’s a slam dunk! Mini-food and dips are always fun to eat and you can forego the utensils! Loaded Chicken Taco Cups Ingredients: 4 large corn tortillas 2 cups cooked shredded rotisserie chicken 1½ […]

Family Day Trip Idea: Roanoke, VA

BY RACHEL HOEING What many of you may not realize is that Roanoke, Virginia is only about two hours from Winston-Salem. It is a fabulous city for a day trip or a weekend excursion. If you head out early morning, you can arrive in time to tackle a venue before lunch, then grab a bite to eat, […]

“Women Who Care” Thanks the Community for Their Help in Recent Project

BY KIRSTEN RUSS What happens on the first nice-weather day after the big snow storm? Community commitment by diverse persons dedicated to collaborating for a common cause—excellent eye care. Hosted by Women Who Care and the Winston-Salem Twin Host Lions Club, the Lions Club Mobile Eye Screening Unit visited Clemmons United Methodist Church to serve […]

Keep On the Sunny Side: Fresh Expressions of Church

There is a growing population within mainline Protestant congregations who do not want to go to church anymore. I confess, I do not blame them. The culture of Christianity reigned sovereign over the past several generations and deeply imprinted a sincere and genuine faith in Jesus Christ with a belief in the notion of sacred […]

My Grace-Full Life: God’s Timing

I wish I’d had the foresight to write this for the January issue. My word of the year is “Timing.” If you’ve never heard of a word of the year, it’s something I was introduced to a couple of years ago. As the name implies, it’s a focal word for a year of spiritual growth. […]

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