Habitat for Humanity – The Simple Joys of Home

Think bright colors, daily affirmations and overflowing faith, and you’ll be envisioning Winston-Salem resident and grateful Habitat for Humanity participant, Hazel Griffin. From the Heart A devoted mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Hazel exudes pure love and joy with every word and every smile, and her home reflects every ounce of that joy. When Habitat for […]

Brooke Notes: Publisher’s Perspective

photo by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE I’m thrilled to present our April issue to you! April is always our Spring Home issue (our Fall Home issue is published in October) as well as the second of our three summer camp showcase issues (March – May). Our cover this month is extra special. It features Ms. Hazel […]

People of Prominence: Richard Emmett and Kim Lawson

The rhythm of a city is inextricably linked to its live music, hospitality and art pulse points. Winston-Salem receives myriad accolades for being a vibrant nucleus of celebratory events, culinary delights and a musicality all to its own. Richard Emmett and his wife, Kim Lawson, have blessed this city with their ceaseless and boundless energy […]

Marzano Capital Group – Angela McGilvary: Joy in Serving

Angela McGilvary is one of those fortunate people who can say their career truly brings them joy.  As a Partner and Branch Operations Manager for the Marzano Capital Group in Clemmons, NC, she is inspired every day to serve the group’s equally fortunate clients. “We have built our company on the basic fundamentals of providing […]

The Importance of Encouragement in Motherhood

The transition into motherhood is a gradual process with physical, psychological, social and relational changes. Looking to movies and television, we might expect the change to occur immediately once there is a positive pregnancy test or the baby is born. However, because this role requires such a transformation, our confidence can often be affected. Vulnerability […]

Weeks Hardwood Flooring – Design Your Dream Floor with the Experts

Nothing says spring like updating a much-traveled area in your home! Helping you create the beautiful space your family deserves is at the heart of what Weeks Hardwood Flooring does best. As the largest full-service flooring store in the Triad, they strive to truly know their clients, offer competitive pricing and take pride in the […]

Haint Blue – A History of Porches, Evil Spirits and Paint 

Haints, Hot Steams, incantations, secret signs, had vanished with our years as mist with the sunrise. – To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee If you look up under the porches of the south, you’ll notice many outdoor porch ceilings are painted a shade of light blue. It’s not only a beautiful color, pleasing for […]

Piedmont Federal Savings Bank – Your Home Loan Experts

Whether you’re buying your first home as a family or thinking about a second home, turning to the oldest financial institution founded in Winston-Salem and still in existence today, seems like a wise plan! As Piedmont Federal Savings Bank celebrates 120 years of extraordinary service, what’s most important is that clients always know they matter. […]

Nichols Hearing & Audiology – Top Five Reasons to Test Your Hearing

photo by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE It’s no secret that hearing well and living well go hand-in-hand! Clearly, this is the heartfelt belief of Dr. Anna Nichols, as her practice, Nichols Hearing & Audiology in Winston-Salem uses those exact words as their tagline. (Hint: Committing that phrase to memory will also help you remember her website: […]

Triad Area Events in April

April offers a variety of interesting and exciting events for families to experience in and around the Triad. Here are some of the top offerings: Les Misérables Steven Tanger Center, Greensboro March 28-April 2, various times Tickets $29 and up This staging of the Tony Award-winning musical has been hailed as “Les Mis for the […]

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