Crisis Control Ministry – Sharing Hope & Grace

photos by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE “All things become possible in a loving community” – Rev. Ron E. Rice From heartfelt stories of hope to the smiling faces of volunteers who are personally grateful for the opportunity to share their faith and love, every element of Crisis Control Ministry in Winston-Salem shines a light like no […]

Brooke Notes: Publisher’s Perspective

photo by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE Happy Spring, y’all! Ok, I’m a little ahead of myself. The first day of Spring isn’t until March 20th…but I’m already excited. With warmer weather comes more time enjoying the outdoors and so much more going on around our awesome city! We have countless events going on in March, April […]

National Single Parent Day 

National Single Parent Day is on March 21st! This is a day that can support and encourage those parents who are holding down their fort all year long. According to a 2022 study by Statista, there are 15.78 million single parent families out there, and this National Single Parent Day is a day to know […]

Pretty In Pink Foundation’s 2nd Annual Triple Crown Casino Night 

photo by PHOTO ARTISTRY BY MELINDA by Tara Coppedge/ Pretty In Pink Foundation’s Director of Marketing & Communications  Are you ready to go ALL IN for breast cancer patients in our community, who are unable to pay for their life saving medical treatments? You can make a difference on April 21st at Pretty In Pink […]

Victory Junction Camp – Living Life to its Fullest

Quietly nestled on 84 acres of land in Randleman, NC, Victory Junction was created as a love and family filled tribute to fourth generation NASCAR driver, Adam Petty, son of NASCAR driver Kyle Petty, and grandson of racing legend Richard Petty. It’s frequently referred to as a living memorial to Adam and, without a doubt, […]

Flying with Kids – Tips and Tricks

Flying can often be the quickest and easiest way to travel to far away destinations, but many parents find the very idea of traveling this way with kids daunting and anxiety inducing. This feeling of fear and trepidation is not without merit – how many of us have been stuck in a car with a […]

Happy St. Paddy’s Day: Eight Great Movies Celebrating the Luck of the Irish 

Quaint villages, breathtaking scenery, loads of history and, oh my, those accents! There have been many incredible movies that were filmed in the breathtaking scenery of the Emerald Isle. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by checking out these eight great movies that were filmed in Ireland.  Waking Ned Devine (1998) Ned Divine is a wonderful prize […]

Five Ways to Simplify Your Home This Spring

The coming of spring is often synonymous with the act of spring cleaning. Spring signals a rebirth and renewal of warm weather and new beginnings. And, what better way to welcome in a fresh start than by getting rid of the old and wiping away the winter dust in your own home? Spring cleaning can […]

Dining Guide: RubyG’s Buttercreme Sensations

Winston-Salem’s RubyG’s Buttercreme Sensations is the brainchild of Wyomie Watson and her husband, Eric, serving up house-made sweet treats to Triad locals daily. After retiring from 20 years of working for Forsyth County Government in 2018, Wyomie tested her cake recipes among Eric’s lucky co-workers, who raved about her talent as a baker. Having received […]

Dr. Seuss: Creating and Celebrating a Nation of Readers

What is Read Across America? The National Education Association (NEA) launched the first Read Across America in 1998. This year-round program focuses on promoting reading in schools, motivating the love of reading and raising awareness about the benefits of reading. With an estimated 45 million Americans labeled “functionally illiterate,” meaning they cannot read above a […]