What Can You Do With Old Cigarette Machines?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 20 Years of Art-o-mat: From Cigarettes to Creations of Art The town Of Winston-Salem was built on tobacco. A lot of people made a good living (some of them a really great […]

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13 Reasons Why… Not. According to a 20-Year-Old

A note from Kristen:  I had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the now insanely popular Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why and while I found it to be a great show with a lot of talking points for parents to have […]

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What Do You Say – Happy Holidays or Merry Christmas

I’m not here to argue the politics of religion (or dancing for that matter) but more the phrases people use this time of year. The topic always pops up in December.. do you say “Happy Holidays” or “Merry Christmas”? If you don’t […]

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Little Mama, The Contest Queen – Take 2

I will never forget the first time my mom won her first “big” prize. And by big, I mean it wasn’t being the 10th caller for a pair of tickets to Olympic History on Ice. I was living in Chicago at the […]

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November 1st – AKA OMG What Happened to 2014??

It’s National Blog Posting Month!! It’s November 1st. Most of us are sitting here in a sugar-crashed coma from either too much candy or too much booze from last night’s festivities of Halloween. If you live in NC, you’re lucky and thanks […]

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The Retail Sexualization of Teens

This post originally ran almost two years ago and I still feel as strongly about how retailers are running a “sexualization” campaign with our teens. If you need proof, just look at the fact that Facebook “eased” the restrictions for the 13-17 […]

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The Problem With Kids…

…Is usually their parents. One of the things that I noticed pretty quickly when we moved back down here 7 years ago is that in the South, people tend to live by the rule of “do as I say, not as I […]

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Universal Truths About Girls

Watching three girls go from womb to now, I have had the privilege of learning/realizing that yes indeed, some things do just come to us girls naturally. It’s like a code of honor that Mother Nature plants in their heads while they’re being created.

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Remember When PMS Only Meant One Thing?

I’m pretty blessed in the fact that I have never suffered from PMS. Ever. Until about 3 years ago. Then, seemingly overnight I became a wicked, nasty person at least once a month. How is it that I managed to escape my […]

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