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MEMPHIS: Bringing Community to Fayetteville

For those of you who’ve known me since elementary, you know two things 1) I’m a musician and thespian and grew up on stage and 2) I am a passionate advocate who firmly celebrates diversity. Today, while my soldier traveled, I adventured to Haymount…

Fayetteville’s Dogwood Festival

Fayetteville Dogwood Festival– check! Every army move our family creates a bucket list of things we want to do during our short time in our new city and state. This PCS move, the Dogwood Festival topped our Fayetteville, NC list and we finally crossed…

A Day at the Farm: Gillis Hill Farm

Gillis Hill Farm in Raeford, NC was a big hit with our boys. The farm has been around since the 1700s y’all!

Dogwoods are Blooming!

Friends, I’m feeling a bit like Paul Revere right now screaming “the Dogwoods are blooming” to the tone of “the British are coming”, but it’s hard to contain my excitement now that these flowers have taken over Fayetteville! I’ll keep it short, just want…

Leclair’s General Store: A bright light in Haymount

In French, clair means bright or light. On this rainy day, Leclair’s General Store, nestled in the heart of Fayetteville’s historic Haymount district, was the little ray of light I needed. I’d previously been introduced by another local blogger, @GoFayetteville, but this trip I…

Making the Tar Heel State “Home”

I blinked and here we are, 10 months later and I have far too much updating, so I present the Cliffsnotes version, picking up where I left off… Life has taken our family from Leavenworth, Kansas to the Tar-heel state…helloooo, North Carolina, home of…

Goodbye Kansas!

If I’ll maintain a blog after leaving Kansas is unknown right now, but I hope the information shared about Leavenworth will be helpful to someone headed this way!

Leavenworth Series: Queen’s Pantry Teas

Much like my tea-time with Kathy…these little Leavenworth finds and interactions with other military spouses who have trudged the roads before me are priceless.

Leavenworth Series: Riverfront Community Center

This week I finally wandered around the Riverfront Community Center in Leavenworth, KS, learning its history and current function. If you didn’t already know, the building was a Union Pacific Train Station in the 1800’s, specifically for passengers. The freight train stop was over…

Leavenworth Series: Historic Homes

While running errands, he’s also pointed to the stunning historic homes in the area.  Here’s a sneak peek of some we’ve discovered on our Leavenworth adventures:

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