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Editor’s Escape: 6 Great Spots for Comfort Food in the Carolinas

Editor's Escape Autumn always seems to trigger my craving for those hearty, home-cooked dishes that are often synonymous with the South. With my family’s harried schedule these days, my dinner menus are largely quick, utilitarian affairs. So, when we need a good dose of slow-cooked comfort food, I let someone else make it. There’s certainly […]

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Editor’s Escape: Made in the Carolinas

Editor's Escape Shopping for holiday gifts is one of my most favorite things to do. I often ditch the mall and seek out unique items that reflect the personality of the person I’m shopping for.  I especially enjoy finding gifts made locally or regionally. Lucky for me, there’s no shortage of talented artisans in North […]

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Editor’s Escape: The Other Side of Kissimmee

Editor's Escape My daughters and I recently made a super fun trip to Orlando to check out Universal’s Volcano Bay™ (you can read about it here). Always wanting to make the most of every road trip, we decided to spend a few extra days exploring parts of Kissimmee we’d never experienced. I’m so glad we […]

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Editor’s Escape: Winery Tours for Autumn Diversions

Editor's Escape I love autumn and I love wine. When I can combine two of my favorite things with a fall winery tour, I’m 100 percent on board. Luckily for me, I don’t need to fly to Napa Valley to taste some fantastic wines. There are several great wineries in the Carolinas. Here are a […]

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Editor’s Escape: Orlando or Bust!

Editor's Escape With the new school year on the horizon (first day was Aug. 17), I felt like a last summer hurrah was in order. What better way to celebrate than to hit Orlando’s hottest new water theme park — Universal’s Volcano Bay™? So, a couple of weeks before school began, the girls and I […]

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Editor’s Escape: Girlfriend Getaway in Abingdon, Virginia

Editor's Escape August 6 is National Sisters Day — the perfect time for me to share one of my favorite trips I took with my sister to celebrate her milestone birthday (I’m not telling which one!). We decided it called for a girls’ getaway, but we needed to find something in the center of our […]

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Editor’s Escape: Summer Fun in the Holy City

Editor's Escape With a number of summer camps and crazy work schedules, it was impossible for us to take the obligatory week-long family vacation this year. At first we were bummed, but we quickly realized the huge upside to it. Since we aren’t beholden to one week in one place, we decided to take a […]

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Editor’s Escape: 8 Four Diamond Bed and Breakfasts Worth Visiting

Editor's Escape I was bitten by the bed and breakfast bug 24 years ago. My husband and I spent our first anniversary at a lovely B & B in Wilmington. I was smitten with the homey feel, the freshly made breakfasts, and the personalized service we received there. We actually still have photos somewhere of […]

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