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Local Tourist {Greg Museum of Art & Design}

Not quite a park this time, but with an incredibly relaxing and beautiful outdoor garden, I feel quite good about including Gregg Museum of Art & Design in this week's edition of Local Tourist. This NC State University museum found it's permanent home at 1903 Hillsborough Street in the fall of 2017. It is a… Continue reading Local Tourist {Greg Museum of Art & Design}

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Local Tourist {John Chavis Memorial Park}

This summer vacation the kids and I have committed ourselves to playing local tourists by exploring one new-to-us park each week in the Raleigh and surrounding area. So far we have visited Green Hill County Park (park created on a landfill mound; breathtaking views) and Lassiter Mills Park (secret beach with a lovely trail). Hope… Continue reading Local Tourist {John Chavis Memorial Park}

Hello Namaste! Books

Indian snacks to accompany your Hello Namaste! books { Croissants & Chundo }

Chundo is a shredded mango Indian pickle which is sweet and salty at the same time. As a child, I watched my grandma make chundo from scratch every mango season. She would shred dozens of sour unripe green mangoes, to which she added sugar and spices. The mixture was then covered tightly with a cloth… Continue reading Indian snacks to accompany your Hello Namaste! books { Croissants & Chundo }