Giftology: Shopping Plans for Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is coming up! According to the National Retail Federation, Mother's Day spending is set to reach a record-high of $23.6 billion dollars this year. See below for a few shopping trends and stats

Simple gifts you can give yourself and others this Earth Day

In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, I am sharing a few local gift ideas and experiences that will help you support the environment in your own way, big or small. Don an eco-cuff

Love app-tually: Plan out an entire date night with these apps

Neilsen, a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy, found that smartphone users accessed 26.7 apps per month on average, and spent 37 hours and 28 minutes

Conversation Starters: 4 tips for starting a conversation when you’re stumped

Have you ever gotten stumped during a networking event or an average day in the office with a co-worker and not know what to say? Want to make small talk with the barista at your

How to: De-clutter and organize your home this year

Whether it is a messy playroom or an overflowing closet, organizing your home does not have to be a daunting task. Kayla Childress, Chief Organizing Officer for Mindful Spaces, a home and business organization company, shares

4 favorite holiday recipes from Charlotte chefs

Local chefs are no strangers to delicious food. Here they share a few of their favorite holiday dishes that bring a bit of nostalgia for those that mean the most to them—family. Risotto Alla Pescatora by Chef

5 book recommendations that remind you to be thankful

Coming off Thanksgiving, this is the season to give thanks for the wonderful things we have in our lives. But sometimes we forget, letting a bad day in the office, a fashion mishap or getting

Holiday Party Etiquette

We are on the cusp of many holiday parties so I thought I would share a few do's and don'ts so you can enjoy a season of spirited soirees... DON'T forget to RSVP. This will

Shopping Report: Taking the Pulse of the Frequent Online Shopper

Despite the perceived ease and convenience of online shopping, site performance is where the rubber meets the road in this highly competitive space, according to new research from digital performance intelligence firm Catchpoint. More than

Shopping Trends: 2016 Holiday Shopping Experience & 2017 Retailers

    Consumers will utilize social media, research and online shopping more than ever this holiday season, and they aren’t afraid to move across channels for a better experience. Forty-three percent of shoppers will buy