A Visit to the Orchards

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Even though it isn’t officially fall for a few more days and temperatures climbed to 90 degrees in Charlotte on Saturday, we had no trouble getting into the autumn spirit this weekend! We planned to venture out to a local orchard to pick apples and weren’t going to be derailed by unseasonably warm weather. Sure,… 

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Dear Mimi


Early yesterday morning, my mom and dad called me to let me know that my grandmother, Mimi, passed away peacefully during her sleep Saturday night. If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you know how much Mimi means to me. She was the matriarch of my mother’s side of the family and was… 

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Feels Like Spring!

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Look who arrived in Charlotte yesterday! My mom and dad swung by in the late afternoon and are planning to stay here with us through tomorrow morning. They decided to make a detour to our place on their way back to Jacksonville from Raleigh where they were visiting my grandma. Ryan and I are thrilled… 

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