Achieve Mind, Body, and Spirit Health at Edgar Cayce’s Association for Research and Enlightenment

As you may have noticed, I love to embrace and discuss metaphysical topics. I truly believe there is more to humanity than meets the eye. In other words, we are all capable of so much more than we give ourselves credit for, we just aren’t always open to the possibilities. So, after my continued adventures…
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The Land of Oz Park Brings Out the Inner Child in Everyone

Head to Beech Mountain, North Carolina for an Epic Wizard of Oz Experience Almost all of us can remember that special moment when we were first introduced to The Wizard of Oz film as children- that moment you first meet Dorothy and Toto, that moment you first see her skip the yellow brick road, and…
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Why You Should Visit Winston-Salem

Winston-Salem has been known for hundreds of years as a cultural, innovative, and artistic hub. Since its early settlers, craftsmanship, pottery, iron working, furniture making, and clothing production have all set the city’s personality apart from surrounding areas. Of course, the VIVA GLAM team loves that this city has a strong artistic vibe as well…
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Introducing the American Museum of the House Cat, a Treasure for Cat Lovers

Help Dr. Harold Sims Keep His Legacy Alive Dr. Harold Sims of the American Museum of the House Cat is one of the most inspiring people I have ever met with an incredibly unique story that comes with him. In the 1990s, he found that in his area of North Carolina, there weren’t any shelters…
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The Windsor Boutique Hotel is a Must-Visit in Asheville, North Carolina

Asheville, NC is becoming more hip by the minute. This city is an art-lover’s dream with old brick-buildings placed in between brightly colored facades. The food is delicious and vegan-friendly at most places, and there is no lack of things to see and do. Plus, it’s also well known for being a haunted location, so…
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The Perfect All-In-One Stop in Asheville, North Carolina

If you’re looking to visit Asheville, North Carolina (or are planning to stop through it for the night), we have some recommendations for you! Asheville, North Carolina is quickly becoming one of the hippest, most artistic places to visit. The plethora of artistic locations and vegan-friendly eateries truly makes it one-of-a-kind. And we were thrilled…
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King Neptune’s 3D Mini Golf Adds Way More Fun to a Favorite Hobby

Growing up in Virginia, mini golf became a time-honored tradition for me and my father. We loved going to play a good 18 holes of mini golf regularly all around the Richmond area. So, naturally, when I grew into a teenager and started dating, I would take my date (I only really dated my then-…
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A Quick Ghost Guide to North Carolina

Now, who doesn’t love a good ghost story? As someone who has been interested in the paranormal my whole life, I’ve always had a special place in my heart for haunted locations. Luckily, growing up on the East Coast of the US, there is no shortage of haunted locations. So, going back to film my…
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Diving at Veterans Park in Redondo Beach

Now that I’m Scuba Certified, you will be seeing periodic reviews of dive sites! I’m going to start, of course, with the few places that I had to dive at to get my certification. The first of which was Veterans Park. As mentioned, Veterans Park in Redondo Beach was one of the places I dove…
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Rise Lantern Festival Lights Up the Mojave Desert Once a Year

Lantern festivals are a breathtaking sight for those lucky enough to experience one, but they are usually very hard to find; especially in the United States where our environment doesn’t always serve as the safest atmosphere to launch lanterns into the air. This is beginning to change, as festivals have been popping up across the…
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