Try talking to someone outside of the Carolinas about Cheerwine and you’re likely to get some blank stares. This fizzy red beverage, which originated in Salisbury, North Carolina (not too far from Charlotte), is truly a Carolina classic. If Cheerwine is one of your favorites, or if you want to create a signature drink that reflects the local beverage scene, include this soda in the mix!
Ahhh…what could be more delicious than a fresh Krispy Kreme doughnut, straight off the glaze belt when the hot light is on? Nothing, that’s what. Krispy Kreme doughnuts hold a special place in any North Carolinian’s heart, as these sugary treats originated right here in Winston-Salem in the 1930s. If you’re a fan, there are many ways to incorporate Krispy Kremes into your wedding day. Today, we’ll share a few of our favorite ideas:
Krispy Kreme Engagement Shoot: Taking engagement photos at a local Krispy Kreme franchise is a fun idea for doughnut fans. Your photos will have a vintage-y feel, and the doughnuts can serve as fun props.
Here in the Carolinas, we tend to appreciate our beverages. And goodness, are there a wide variety to choose from…from craft beers at River Dog Brewery in Bluffton, SC, to homemade moonshine in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina. Over the next few months, I will be featuring signature drink ideas that have Southern flair. First up: Lowcountry Lemonade.