Charlotte

The Carolina Renaissance Festival 2018

The Carolina Renaissance Festival
November 4, 2018
I love it when my expectations blow me away, which recently happened at the Carolina Renaissance Festival this past weekend. Our family recently went for the first time together. You can see all of my Instagram photos here. The festival offers a lot of shows to enjoy that are scheduled...

New Schleich® Pop-Up Toy Store At SouthPark Mall In Charlotte, North Carolina

Schleich
October 18, 2018
One of my favorite things about living in Charlotte, North Carolina is that retailers from all over the world are eager to open up stores here, as they know Charlotteans have a sophisticated, global taste. Well, one of the world’s most renowned toy companies, Schleich®, happens to have its U.S. headquarters...

Andi’s Pick: Great Wolf Lodge Concord

Great Wolf Lodge
November 6, 2017
Great Wolf Lodge Concord: Concord, North Carolina First Impression I was completely unprepared by how overwhelming (in such a good way) the Great Wolf Lodge would be at first. Can you even imagine 80,000 square feet of fun? When it comes to budget-friendly family travel in the greater Charlotte area,...

The Train To Christmas Town 2016

The Train to Christmas Town
December 18, 2016
Last year, my mom, grandmother, son, and I rode The Train To Christmas Town on its inaugural ride. You can read about our unforgettable experience here on the Piedmont & Northern Railway, which departs in Belmont, North Carolina. This holiday attraction is about a twenty minute drive from Charlotte. Since Christmas is now right around the...

Andi’s Pick: Charlotte Marriott City Center

Charlotte Marriott City Center
October 9, 2016
Charlotte Marriott City Center: Charlotte, North Carolina First Impression Three years ago, when I was pregnant on my Birthday, my parents wanted me to have a staycation in order to pamper myself before the baby arrived. They booked me a night sans husband at the Charlotte Marriott City Center and...