If you ever view the stories on our Instagram account, you know that we (along with the rest of the masses) are big fans of Kindred in Davidson. No one, especially not anyone in the Charlotte area, needs to be told that Kindred is good. It's not a secret, or an unpopular opinion, and you [...]
Anyone who knows my husband and I, knows that we spent some of the best years of our lives as South Carolinians. Back in 2011, my husband's position in the military required us to leave the Tar Heel State for our neighbors to the South, for a two-and-a-half year stint in Charleston. We adapted quickly [...]
If you read our last post, you know that our weekday diets are largely comprised of quick bites; inhaled just slowly enough to enjoy them. Workday lunches can be tough: of course they need to be fast, but I also find that cravings are much more specific when I'm halfway through a hectic say, Wednesday, than [...]
Working from home is the dream, right? You sleep in, wear pajamas all day, work from the couch and showering is completely optional. Well, kinda. We both have full-time work-from-home jobs: Carly in the apparel industry, and Haley in clinical research. While working from home is pretty fantastic most of the time, sometimes staring at [...]
This time of year (especially in Charlotte), you don't always know what kind of weather you'll wake up to... and if you've been in the Queen City this week, you know it's been nothing but intermittent and unpredictable rain, paired with pretty intense humidity. This morning however, we were greeted with mild temps and a [...]
When we were growing up in northern Charlotte, things were different. We lived off of a gravel road, on 14 acres of then undeveloped wooded land. Our parents drove 20 minutes to the Derita Food Lion for groceries, and 30 minutes to our favorite pizza spot, Picasso's (then in Uptown). We both moved away for [...]
Welcome to CLTBests! We are Haley and Carly Best: sisters, friends, working moms, 30-somethings and Charlotte natives (i.e. unicorns). We hope you will enjoy our photos and our insight on Charlotte events, style, food, beer and lifestyle. If there is anything you'd like to see more of (or less of) we'd love the feedback!