Category: Pop Culture, Books & Movies

Ellen’s Book Nook — April 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! I love springtime and the way the world seems to come back to life...

RiverRun FREE Family Day on April 1st

By Guest Blogger Kristi Johnson Marion The 19th annual RiverRun International Film Festival will run March 30 – April 9, 2017, screening 151 films, over 11 days....

Ellen’s Book Nook – January 2017

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! A cozy fire, a cup of tea and a good book are three of my favorite...

Ellen’s Book Nook — November 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! Gratitude: grat·i·tude ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od/ noun — the quality...

Secrets of The Baby Whisperer

By Rachel Hoeing I was asked the other day by one of my pregnant friends, “If you could use only one baby book to get advice, what would it be?”  Hands down, my...

Ellen’s Book Nook — October 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Win a book of your choice from today’s blog! Details below! As a child, I loved Halloween and couldn’t wait to go...

Tips for Starting a Book Club

By Rachel Hoeing Moms need “friend time.” It is a proven fact! Time with other women makes us better mothers. A few hours with your girlfriends can send you...

Looking For The Good

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd I was listening to NPR in my car one afternoon, and thinking about all the tragedy our world seems to experience. As I approached a...

Triad Kids Interview Kathleen & Rachel Baker

By Rachel Hoeing It’s not every day that someone from our own area participates in the Olympics! This year, local swimmer Kathleen Baker not only participated, but...

Ellen’s Book Nook — July 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd I recently heard someone refer to this time of year as the dog days of summer, and I wondered what this phrase really meant....