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Choosing the right summer camp for your kids

Summer is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about plans for the kids during their vacation from school. To fill...

Free summer activities for kids

Summer is quickly approaching with just a few weeks left until school is out. Time for lazy summer days of sleeping in and relaxing,...

Handmade, garden-themed gifts for mom

Mother’s Day is right around the corner. I don’t know about you, but I’m a mom who likes handmade gifts better than anything that...

How to save money on groceries

Today, my husband and I spent the afternoon completing our monthly grocery shopping trip to Costco. We left the store with an overflowing buggy...

Pick-your-own strawberries

Strawberry picking is one of my favorite springtime activities. There’s just nothing better than a juicy, ripe strawberry straight from the field. With the warm...

Inspire a love of reading in your child

My children love to read. My little ones will bring piles of books, sit on my lap and listen to me read until my...

Keeping your child’s smile bright and healthy

My little niece was in town for a visit this weekend. She is 13 months old and a delight to our family. Sunday morning,...

10 Valentine Ideas for Kids

Valentine’s Day is Tuesday! While my husband and I will sometimes enjoy a date night out for Valentine’s Day, we usually just enjoy celebrating...
Hand print art

Handprint crafts for Christmas

One look in my house and you’ll know how much I love handprint art. We have handprint, footprint and thumbprint art everywhere—on the playroom...
Holiday Baking

Holiday cooking with kids

Thanksgiving is next week! I don’t know about you, but I’m looking forward to all the yummy casseroles, cranberry sauce, turkey, cornbread, pies and...

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Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department transfers EMS services to Mecklenburg EMS Agency

The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is transferring emergency ambulance transport service to Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic) in the near future. While final details...

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Green New Now: CBD Vocabulary… What does it all mean?

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How TPMS Works

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems, or TPMS, is an integral part of most cars sold in the last two decades. It's a great tool for...

Cruise Ships and Cruising Styles – Part 1

In this series we will try to understand the difference between cruise ships and cruising styles. We will talk about size and what that...

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Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department transfers EMS services to Mecklenburg EMS Agency

The Mint Hill Volunteer Fire Department is transferring emergency ambulance transport service to Mecklenburg EMS Agency (Medic) in the near future. While final details...

Does size matter?

Size does matter when we're talking about image sizes for social media. A picture that works well on Instagram might get cut off on Twitter. Typically...

Korean War Veterans at Memorial Park in Mint Hill

Korean War veterans recently displayed Korea war artifacts at Veterans Memorial Park in Mint Hill to commemorate and show respect to their comrades who...

Kiwanis Club ready for 8th Annual Golf Fundraiser in August

The Mint Hill Kiwanis Club is getting ready to raise funds once again for children in our local surrounding Charlotte area. This year's event...

Mint Hill rolls past Pineville 9-3 in late innings

The Mint Hill American Legion baseball club has now won nine straight games in a streak that has improved their overall record to 12-3...