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A ‘Royal’ Coincidence

Happy five-year anniversary to the Duke & Duchess of Cambridge! Now I know there are some of you out there who say “WHO CARES?!” Well, I care for a couple of reasons: 1) I enjoy celebrating love and successful marriages. 2) I have a bit of an “odd” connection to the royals. (Note: THEY don’t know about the connection, but I like to pretend they know I exist). So, how are we connected you excitedly ask?! Well, sit down, grab a cup of tea, and I’ll explain. My husband’s name is Will. My name is Katie (Kate). My husband and…

Honoree Brian Winfield speaking about his years of volunteering for the March of Dimes
Photo from Wayne Pellenberg

Nicole’s Notes: Great food, great event, great cause!

Another great year of food, fun, and an auction to benefit the March of Dimes. The Signature Chefs event was held Sunday, October 12 at the …

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Nicole’s Notes: Move The Monarchs’ Chains… It’s Ladies Night!

  ODU’s first ever Ladies Night scored well with the participants and the staff. About 300 of us got guided tours, trivia sessions, drills a…

Brandy Smith of Virginia Beach, contestant on TLC's "The Next Great Baker"

Nicole’s Notes: VB woman on a mission to become “The Next Great Baker”

A Virginia Beach woman has been serving up treats to folks in Hampton Roads for a few years now and she’s ready to show the world she is “Th…