Category: Pop Culture, Books & Movies

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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....

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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Ellen’s Book Nook — June 2016

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Grilling out, making s’mores by the fire pit, spending time with family and friends, catching fireflies, making homemade ice cream,...