A Day in Matthews, NC
A Day Spent in Matthews, NC
Matthews offers a slower change of pace compared to Uptown Charlotte, even though it is only 25 miles away. The city of ...
Posted by Missy Banks on November 4, 2020
Popular Charlotte dog parks for you and your furry friends
Due to COVID-19, we have been spending a lot of time indoors - pets included. However, just like us, our pets need to stretch out their legs and ...
Posted by Missy Banks on October 26, 2020
It's Pumpkin Picking TIme in Charlotte!
Fall is in full swing here in Charlotte. The leaves have started to change, the air is crisper and you can smell burning campfires at night. One of ...
Posted by Missy Banks on October 21, 2020
Spend the day outside -- Anne Springs Close Greenway
Do you ever have days where you want to escape the city for the day but never know quite where to go? What if I told you that you could enjoy ...
Posted by Missy Banks on September 28, 2020
Beat the Heat in Charlotte
Beat the heat: here are a few popular ice cream shops in the city
Where did the summer go? Is it just me, or has time seemed to stand still but also ...
Posted by Missy Banks on August 14, 2020
New Construction Sales Rising in Charlotte Area
The newer the better -- nationally new construction sales are gowing a pace second only to the unprecented growth in the housing boom of 2005. ...
Posted by Missy Banks on July 15, 2020
CMS Opening Plan Fall 2020
Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) will open August 17, 2020 and the School Board presented three scenarios for what that will look like in the Covid ...
Posted by Missy Banks on July 2, 2020
Charlotte Area Fourth of July Celebrations
For many it's not Fourth of July without patriotic festivities and fireworks. While many activities have been cancelled this year, there are ...
Posted by Missy Banks on July 1, 2020
Play Pickelball in the Park this Summer
As we all look for activities we can do safely this summer, look for outdoor pickleball courts in some of the area's parks. Pickleball is one ...
Posted by Missy Banks on June 29, 2020
CMS Approves School Projects
More people moving to Charlotte means the need for more schools. Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) system is doing its part in keeping ...
Posted by Missy Banks on June 24, 2020
South Charlotte Neighborhoods with Pools
Some of our favorite summer days as a family was spending the day at the pool! We never had one in our own backyard but we were always lucky to ...
Posted by Missy Banks on June 23, 2020
New South Charlotte High School to be built off Johnston Road
As growth continues in the ever-popular Ballantyne area of South Charlotte, it is reported that Mecklenburg County Commissioners allocated the funds ...
Posted by Missy Banks on June 22, 2020
Explore the Rail Trail
Looking for outside activities these days? Don't miss a stroll on Charlotte's 3.5 mile Rail Trail.
In 2015 I was part of a group that heard the ...
Posted by Missy Banks on June 19, 2020
Charlotte’s First Seltzery is Opening in the Wesley Heights Neighborhood
Brewery: a word that people of Charlotte know all too well. We have seen breweries pop up across the city more and more throughout the past decade; ...
Posted by Missy Banks on June 17, 2020
Home Maintenance tips to do this Summer
Now that summer is almost here, plan on spending some of those warm summer days taking care of some home maintenance items that often get overlooked ...
Posted by Missy Banks on May 19, 2020
Things We Can't Wait to Do Again in Charlotte
It is no surprise that COVID-19 has heavily impacted the way our city’s businesses operate. Restaurants have faced temporary closures, concerts ...
Posted by Missy Banks on May 18, 2020
Don't forget Mom during the Coronavirus Quarantine!
Take a break from home schooling and house work to celebrate Mothers Day! Just becasue the restaurants are closed doesn't mean you have to cook....
Posted by Missy Banks on May 7, 2020