Category: Holidays

Focusing on Jesus
If you ask me to tell you about Easter when I was younger I would tell you all about black and white Stride Right shoes, knee socks, seer sucker shorts, [...]
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Present in our Communities
I miss standing around a tailgate on cold Christmas Eves with Hart men waiting for the heat of a wood fire to pop open fresh North Carolina oysters. I miss [...]
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Beyond Rejection, There is Hope
Like a lot of kids these days, when I was a teen (way back when), I longed to be accepted. Oftentimes doing or saying things that were out of character [...]
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Shout Out to our Cottage Moms!
Mother's Day can be a difficult time for many people. You can't acknowledge the beauty of a mother without also recognizing the loss of so many who cannot be with [...]
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Christmas at Crossnore
Our children not getting to be at home is always tough, but especially around Christmas time. We can't change their situation, but we can try to make their holidays as [...]
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A Lasting Impression
Growing up southern meant many things. In the summer it meant you grew tomatoes and green beans and collards. In the fall you cured country hams, rabbit hunted on Saturday, [...]
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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes
We asked our staff to submit some of their favorite and best thanksgiving recipes, and we got a lot of great ones to share. Especially in the dessert department. We [...]
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Shout Out to our Cottage Dads!
Father's Day, as you can imagine, can be a rough time for our kids. The beautiful thing, though, is that even when they can't be with their own dads, we [...]
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Edward Jones Hosts Christmas Party
Do you remember the anticipation you had as a child at Christmas? Everything seemed brighter and more fun. You could hardly wait until Christmas morning to find out what was [...]
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