The How to Find the Perfect Gift in Charlotte article that I wrote for CharlotteFive was kind of a dream come true. I love sharing gift tips to help individuals find the perfect gift and was able to share my top 5 tips for the article–and super bonus–I was able to share a few local shops that I preuse for awesome gifts.
Before I share the article, let me tell you a bit about CharlotteFive. Such a innovative concept! If you have heard of The Skimm, this is the hyper-local version that stands on the foundation of traditional media (it’s under [...]
So this article from Fast Company caught my eye because I am BIG on experiences as gifts. I feel that experiences make lasting memories that sometimes a product just can’t do. No shade on products though, I love them too. The article makes some great points including:
*How new products are great but eventually we adapt to them
*Our experiences are a bigger part of ourselves than our material good
*It’s more likely that you will bond with someone over an experience
*We consume experiences directly with other people and after they’re gone, they’re part of the stories that we [...]
Interesting that Labor Day, a holiday that is (according to Wikipedia) a creation of the labor movement and dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers is the same one that everyone wants to do the exact opposite of labor….most want to relax and enjoy the last hurrah of the summer. Some search for the best cookout, while others lounge by the pool or indulge in a Netflix marathon. I can’t say I can blame you. This blog post is the most work I have done today! But I do want to honor those workers who have contributed [...]
The Bubbly on a budget article that I wrote for CharlotteFive was a fun one to delve into–and the research?! So hard. I kid, I kid! Seriously can’t complain about testing out champagnes and sparkling wine, now can you? If so, we can’t be friends. Sorry not sorry.
Before I share the article, let me tell you a bit about CharlotteFive. Such a innovative concept! If you have heard of The Skimm, this is the hyper-local version that stands on the foundation of traditional media (it’s under the Charlotte Observer family) but definitely shakes it up with new-age trends and tactics. [...]