Brooke’s Notes

photography by PHOTO ARTISTRY BY MELINDA This past week, the flu took me down. I mean, really took me down. I could hardly get out of bed and couldn’t get rid of my fever for days. A bad headache turned into a migraine that was so ruthless I couldn’t even look at any type of […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

photo by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE Happy New Year!!!  Nothing beats the fresh start of a new year. It’s always an exciting time. As a health and wellness enthusiast, I also love that this time of year gets people re-energized to get healthy. If you’ve been an active gym enthusiast for years, I want to remind […]

Brooke Notes: Publisher’s Perspective

This month, we are featuring Old Salem on our cover. If you’ve been a resident of Winston-Salem for five minutes or 50 years, I’m positive you are familiar with this historic staple in our community. People travel from all over to witness the history of this place. On February 11th, 1935, my grandfather was born […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

photography by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE If you picked up this issue, you already know it’s a special one! Emily Davis, owner of Fleet Feet Winston-Salem, is on the cover and she is one phenomenal woman. I’ve considered her a role model for as long as I’ve known her. She and her husband, Keith, started this […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

photo by JODIE BRIM CREATIVE We’re thrilled to bring you our Fall 2023 Home Issue!  From windows to countertops to flooring – we’ve covered it all in the upcoming pages. I’m a big believer in spending lots of time and energy making your house a home. It’s our safe space and where we make so […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

Ahh September! I think it’s safe to say most of us have had enough of the blistering August heat and are thrilled to see the calendar switch over to September. As I’m writing this, it’s still August, but I’m in Maine! It’s a cool 63 degrees, and I can’t say I miss the 90+ degree […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

Bear Run 2013 Sherri (L), Brooke (R) Ten years ago, around this time, I was running up grandfather mountain for the FOURTH YEAR IN A ROW! Five miles straight uphill. My running partner (Sherri) and I would train hills all summer long for this race. I ran a marathon later that same year and immediately […]

Brooke Notes: The Publisher’s Perspective

L to R: Julie Spitzer, Brooke Eagle, Robin Bralley, Morgan (Bralley) Patel, Briana (Bralley) Holt, Keela Johnson This past month, I had the pleasure of attending the most unique and gorgeous wedding! Congratulations to Morgan and Deep Patel! Morgan is a lifelong family friend and also Robin Bralley’s daughter (Robin is the former publisher of […]

The Publisher Perspective

photo by JEJ PHOTOS Happy June!  It’s officially summertime, and I hope that means you have a vacation or two on the calendar! Whether it’s a staycation, traveling internationally or something in-between – I think it’s so important to take some time off and relax with your family and friends.  I want to wish a […]

Brooke Notes: Publisher’s Perspective

Did you know May 1st is International Doodle Dog Day?! I must shout out my favorite dood, Carter (aka Buddy). He is my Bernedoodle who just turned four years old. I can’t imagine life without him! I got Buddy during a very challenging time in my life, and his unwavering loyalty and unconditional love is something […]

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