Category Archives: Practical Tips For Every Day Life


What’s in Your Hurricane Kit?

aerial view of a hurricane

Although June through November is technically “Hurricane Season,” NC tends to get the worst of the storms in the August/September timeframe. It’s never too redundant to put out a reminder of all the things that should go into your Emergency Kit just in case a storm heads this way. Whether it’s a tropical storm or […]






Why Do I See Raleigh School Buses?

School is out! School is in! If you are new to Wake County or don’t have kids in the school system, it may seem strange that there are yellow buses running throughout the summer. All the local high schools are on “traditional” schedules where the kids and teachers have the summers off. However, the elementary and middle schools have […]




RTP – The Frontier

Research Triangle Park – RTP The “Park” is managed by the Research Triangle Foundation of NC, which is a private nonprofit with a very public mission of serving, supporting education, creating meaningful work and jobs through economic development and lifting up the people in the state of NC. Research Triangle Park is a place to live, […]