Dear Mom,

“Because I feel that in the Heavens above, the angels whispering to one another, can find among their burning terms of love, None so devotional as that of Mother.” -Edgar Allen Poe written by Landie Canfield Dear Mom, When I was little, my greatest hope and biggest dream was to be a mother. I never thought about what kind of…

Resources and Enrichment Opportunities for Kids from Carteret County Schools

With the recent announcement that kids would not go back to school this school year, we reached out to Amanda McCall, an incredible educator within the Carteret County School System, who provided us with a guide full of resources and enrichment activities for kids to partake in throughout the summer. Click on the button below to download the PDF to…

MCKRE’s Local Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Support local while giving the mom in your life the BEST of the best! These MCKRE faves chose their top 5 picks for Mother’s Day no matter your budget. Whether she’s wanting a new summer wardrobe, or luxurious products for an at-home spa day, take a peek at these local picks and shop straight from your phone or computer! Beaufort…

Lush landscape just minutes from downtown Beaufort

Heading Down East is like venturing into another world, where nature reigns supreme and the serenity and calm is almost palpable. The road itself through Beaufort, south and east, is designated a NC Scenic Byway, and for good reason. Travel gently curved roadways and low-slung bridges, where the sky and the sea never look the same way twice. Warm and…

Charm and beauty off the ICW

The town of Beaufort is a huge draw for tourists and travellers of all sorts:  Sailors looking for respite from their journey, city residents striving to soak in the slower pace and savor the coastal vibe, as well as folks from nearby towns who head to historic Beaufort-by-the Sea to dine, shop or ferry over to Shackleford Banks for the…

Productivity Hack: Utilize MCKRE’s 4-1-1 Sheet!

Something we utilize here at MCKRE each and every week is a 4-1-1. This system helps break down big yearly goals into more palatable monthly and then weekly goals. We break down our goals into Business, Personal, Finance, and Team goals, but you can use this sheet however you’d like! Download your 4-1-1 sheet HERE.

MCKRE Fave: Strawberry Mexican Mule

We’ve been looking forward to fresh strawberries all year long, and they are finally in season, y’all! And since it’s Friday, we’re sharing one of our favorite cocktail recipes that involve this delicious fruit – the Strawberry Mexican Mule. Try it out for yourself this weekend, and let us know how you like it! Recipe courtesy of Domesticate Me

Walter and Sally’s Easy Dinner Recipes

This week, Mary Cheatham involved her kids, Walter and Sally, to each choose and prepare a dinner for the family! They were actually delicious meals and they got to be in charge of the kitchen (win,win!) Walter chose an easy spaghetti dinner that you (or your kids) can try this weekend: WALTER’S EASY SPAGHETTI INGREDIENTS: One jar of Rao’s homemade…

#OneGoodThing

We are committing to sharing #OneGoodThing every day to shine a light on local heroes stepping up for the greater good of our community! Follow along as Mary Cheatham shares some good news, and gives you a tip on how to make the most of staying at home during this time.  #OneGoodThing - Last week, we told you about Captain...