Magazine Articles (print & online):

Winston-Salem Monthly Magazine:

Take 5 with Entrepreneur and Photographer Kira Wood (May 2021)

On Jonestown Road, Tattoo Therapy Studio’s all-female staff continues to make strides in male-dominated industry (March 2021)

TAKE 5 with Kris Sorrells, new Head of School at Salem Academy (March 2021)

This year’s Winterlark Fundraiser, which provides emotional support programs for cancer patient, goes virtual. (February 2021)

Bryce & Ehsan, with help from Moo, tie the knot in Chapel Hill (January 2021)

Mitchell’s Nursery & Greenhouse is ready to spread holiday cheer. (December 2020)

Homeschooling: Different for every child. (October 2020)

Art Starts program blends art with innovation for budding business-minded artists. (September 2020)

Suzy McCalley: Using art and mindfulness to encourage healing and address issues of social equity. (September 2020)

Take 5 with Dr. Angela P. Hairston Superintendent of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools (August 2020)

Juan & Alicia’s love story has taken them from continent to continent. (August 2020)

Takeout: It’s what’s for dinner (July 2020)

How Mike Baron and Sparky rescued each other (June 2020)

Cross Training Couture, a local e-commerce shop for athleisure wear, inspires through fellowship, exercise. (May 2020)

American fare loved by all ages is found at at Kickback Jack’s (April 2020)

Tori Edsel: Still bringing the dance moves despite rare disease (April 2020)

Martini options — both dry and sweet — abound in Winston-Salem (March 2020)

Take 5 with Mary Haglund & Michael Millan (February 2020)

Tea Time: When it’s time for a cuppa, where do you head? (February 2020)

Away We Go: Wilmington packs more than just boogie-boarding & waterfront views. (February 2020)

One local couple’s festive winter wedding (December 2019)

Wedding Article by Suzy Fielders

A 21-year-old restaurant gives guests free reign over their ingredients (December 2019)

Maintain your workout routine this fall and winter with tips from the pros (November 2019)

As leaf-peeping season is upon us, here are some places to eat, play, and stay – Wrote section on Sparta (October 2019)

Winston-Salem native Austin Highsmith publishes children’s book – Article featuring story on Dolphin Tale’s actor & children’s author Austin Highsmith (September 2019)

Interview with Austin Highsmith by Suzy Fielders

Penny Path Café & Crepe Shop serves the sweet and savory sides of French food – Article on local restaurant Penny Path (August 2019)

TAKE 5 with Edgar Miller – Interview style article on Edgar Miller, new executive director of Yadkin Riverkeeper (August 2019)

One writer’s love for the city led her to volunteering on boards, commissions – Article on my own thoughts and stories based on serving on local boards (July 2019)

Working with Winston-Salem by Suzy Fielders

Actor R. Keith Harris opens up about his life in the Triad – interview article on actor R. Keith Harris (July 2019)

Interview with R. Keith Harris by Suzy Fielders

THE REV. DR. CARL LINWOOD JR: ‘Motivational speaker’ for community youth – interview style article on local hero (May 2019)

Double Feature: For March Madness, pizza may be your best bet AND Pizza & beer: The ultimate combo – both features on local pizza and beer options to pair with upcoming basketball games (March 2019)

After clinching a win on ‘Cupcake Wars,’ Ava’s opens in Clemmons – article featuring interview with Michelle Spell of Ava’s Cupcakes (February 2019)

Ava's Cupcakes Article by Suzy Fielders

Local experts give us their favorite holiday wines under $25 – interview article on wine options local wine experts recommend (December 2018)

The Train Loft specializes in all things model train – feature article on local specialty shop, The Train Loft (December 2018)

Train Loft Article by Suzy Fielders

AUTUMN ESCAPE: Carolina Renaissance Festival – feature article on Carolina Renaissance Festival (October 2018)

Youth Art Show aims to empower young artists – mini-feature on new local Youth Art Show in the Winston-Salem arts scene (October 2018)

Meet Tori Robinson, founder of Tori’s Lemon-AIDE Stand – interview style article for Local Hero section on a remarkable local youth (September 2018)

PICK 6: Local Family Adventures – featuring 6 local places for families to enjoy in the summertime (August 2018)

Take 5: Nikki Miller-Ka – interviewed local chef, cooking teacher, and food blogger Nikki Miller-Ka (July 2018)

Parking It – showcased upcoming events and projects in the Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department (June 2018)

Boutique Retreat – interviewed and wrote about new local boutiques in Winston-Salem (April 2018)

WSM’s Musical Guidebook – compiled a music resource guide for Winston-Salem (March 2018)

Molding Musical Minds – interviewed multiple music teachers in Winston-Salem (March 2018)

Dancing With Heart – interviewed owner of Dance Explosion School of Performing Arts the only non-profit dance studio in Winston-Salem (February 2018)

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The Reel Deal – interviewed LA Director Zach Brown on the movie he filmed in Winston-Salem – Hard Surfaces (November 2017)

Take 5: Mackenzie Cates-Allen – interviewed the founder of the new non-profit organization Winston-Salem Ambassadors (October 2017)

Arts Smarts – interviewed several local educators to get their take on the importance of arts in education (September 2017)

Photo Finishes – interviewed three photographers and three graduating seniors to get a glimpse into today’s senior portraits (August 2017)

Rockin’ and Rollin’ – showcasing the upcoming Gears & Guitars Festival (May 2017)

The Park Authority – interviewing the newly appointed Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Director (May 2017)

Go Gluten-free – featured local restaurants and their gluten-free options (March 2017)

Holiday Favorites Poll – conducted a poll of locals and co-authored write up on the results of local’s favorite holiday traditions, events, and more (COVER STORY December 2016)

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DAYTRIP: The Conservators Center – article on local organization, The Conservators Center (September 2016)

The Young & the Stylish – interview with local kids fashion experts (April 2016)Winston Salem Monthly Magazine Article by Suzy FieldersJuiced Up! – interview and feature article on local company, Organix Juice (March 2016)

Ask an Expert: Dr. Michael Comer – interviewed leadership expert (January 2016)

Fair Favorites – conducted a poll of locals and did a write up on their favorite fair rides, foods and more (October 2015)

WSM’s Summer Cookout Sampler – featuring interviews with two local chefs and recipes from mine and other WSM staff families (July 2015)

Take 5: Austin Highsmith – interview style article with actress Austin Highsmith (June 2015)

Cozy Cuisine – portraying reader choice favorites of local restaurants/cafes (COVER STORY January 2015)

Winston Salem Monthly Magazine Article by Suzy Fielders
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Community Spirit – showcasing the Community Arts Cafe (November 2014)

Will Work for Art – interviews with four people in the ‘arts’ featuring Burgess Jenkins (Acting), Cathy-Lee Hambright-Ward (Dance), Liz May (Music) and Dane Walters (Visual Arts) (September 2014)

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Just Kidding Around – on Children’s Museum of Winston Salem (June 2014)

Hanes Mall – part of a three piece synopsis of shopping areas in Winston Salem (April 2014)

Going Gluten Free – showcasing some of the great gluten free options in the city (August 2013)

Parking It – featuring some of the top parks in Forsyth County (August 2013)

Winston Salem Monthly Magazine Article by Suzy Fielders

Carolina Weddings Magazine:

Below are the articles I wrote for the Spring-Summer 2020 issue

  1. Roses, peonies, and lilies, oh my!
  2. Delicious Desserts
  3. Victoria & Matthew: Timed just right
  4. Olivia & Jake: Finally “I do”
  5. Ja’Tia & Adrian: A wedding rose

Below are the articles I wrote for the Fall-Winter 2019 issue

  1. Local photographers share tips on creating a unique engagement session – interview style article with local photographers on engagement session tips
  2. Forget expensive out-of-town bachelorettes and stay local with these options – article with ideas on local options for bachelorettes
  3. Give the Gift of Winston-Salem – article with local gift ideas for weddings
  4. Destination Triad: Nine local weddings that check every box – article featuring 9 local wedding venues
  5. A Disney-Inspired Day – Covering Katherine & Preston’s wedding

Wrote all content for the entire issue (Spring-Summer 2019)

  1. Delightful Dessert Bars – Article on ideas for using a dessert bar at weddings
  2. First look – is it for you? – Article covering first looks
  3. Check out what colors will be trending in 2019 weddings – Article discussing colors trending for the upcoming wedding season
  4. Six music options to provide just the right vibe for any type of wedding – Article hitting on various music options for weddings
  5. Beat writer’s block with these tips to write vows from the heart – Article with tips on writing wedding vows
  6. Home Sweet Wedding – Covering Kristin & Travis’ wedding
  7. Everlasting Love – Covering Brittney & Mario’s wedding
  8. Culture Meets Style – Covering Fanecia & Alex’s wedding
  9. Surprise Proposal to Sophisticated Nuptials – Covering Esther & Bryan’s wedding
  10. Classically Charleston – Covering Holly & Carlos’ wedding

Wrote all features articles for the entire issue (Fall-Winter 2018)

  1. Banding Together – Article on wedding bands
  2. Adorn Your Wedding Day with Alternative Decorations – Article on alternative wedding decorations
  3. Say Cheese! – Article on ideas for wedding photo booths
  4. Celebrating Love on the High Seas – Article on honeymoon cruises
  5. Capturing Memorable Moments – Article on ideas for memorable engagement photo sessions

Served as Editor for the entire issue (Spring-Summer 2018)

Below are also the articles I wrote for the Spring-Summer 2018 issue

  1. Love’s Journey – Covering Cabria & Benjamin’s wedding
  2. Sweet Treats & Love Notes – Covering Tiffany & Josh’s wedding
  3. A Family Wedding – Covering Sarcanda & Brent’s wedding
  4. Tweaking Traditions – Article on customized wedding ideas
  5. Unique Invitations – Article on unique wedding invitations
  6. For Your Eyes Only – Article on bridal boudoir photography by Oh Betty! Boudoir Photography
  7. Bridal Beauty – Article interviewing hair & make up artist Heather Kiser Fulp with wedding day beauty tips

Wrote feature articles on five weddings (Fall-Winter 2017)

  1. Sweetly Southern – Covering Jennifer & Andrew’s Wedding
  2. Traditions with a Twist – Covering Sarah & Lee’s Wedding
  3. Outdoor Bliss – Covering Lexi & Luke’s Wedding
  4. Triple the Magic – Covering Mandonna & Faisal’s Wedding
  5. Friendship to Fate – Covering Cameron & Phillip’s Wedding

1808 Greensboro Magazine:

‘Walking Dead’ actor spills about recent roles and living in Greensboro – Feature article on actor R. Keith Harris from The Walking Dead (September 2019)

Spark Magazine:

Feeling behind the times? Local classes help seniors understand today’s technology (August 2018)

Mother’s Day Brunch Spots (May 2018)

Library Adult Outreach Program Article (October 2017)

Carolina Parent Magazine:

Single-Parent Travel Made Easy – interviewed Raleigh and Charlotte parents & experts, and gave on advice, on traveling as a single parent (March 2018) This article also ran in Charlotte Parent Magazine.

Connecting With Grandparents – interviewed NC parents to get advice on staying in touch digitally with grandparents (November 2017)

Fall Fashion Forecast – interviewed kids clothing store owners to get the inside scoop on Fall Fashion trends for kids (September 2017)

Wilmington Parent Magazine:

Preparing for Allergy Season (April 2017)

Alternatives to Halloween Candy (October 2016)

Surviving Toddler Birthdays (September 2016)

Piedmont Parent Magazine:

5 Best Picnic Spots in the Triad (Piedmont Parent (Go. See. Play. Feature Magazine) – June 2016)

Pilot Mountain

Find Holiday Cheer for the Whole Family at Old Salem (Piedmont Parent – December 2015)

Forsyth Family Magazine:

Kids & Parents Will Both LOVE Rockin’ Jump’s Unique Birthday Party Experience (January 2018)

Winston-Salem Ambassadors Helping to Share Winston-Salem’s Welcoming Culture (September 2017)

What Does School Time Mean To Mothers? (October 2013)

Being Prepared for Food Allergies Makes for Fun and Safe Meal Times (January 2013)

Internet & Blog Sites (online only articles):

CBS Small Business Pulse:

How to Ask Your Customers To Refer Your Business

3 Ways to Grow Your Small Business’s Audience on Social Media

Customer Transactions: 5 Digital Payment Options For Your Small Business

Which Mobile Credit Card Payment Is Right For Your Small Business?

How To Choose The Best CRM Software For Your Small Business

4 Steps to Take If Your Small Business Has Been Hacked

3 Ways Detroit Business Owners Can Engage With The Local Community

5 Awesome Minority & Women Owned Businesses In Detroit

CBS Miami:

I currently serve as a freelance writer for CBS Miami writing multiple feature pieces showcasing the best in Miami. Please click this link to view my articles on CBS Miami.

Triad Moms on Main:

Volunteering with KidsFeatured on an interview on Fox8 News discussing this blog on the Mommy Matters segment by Shannon Smith on January 15. Which can be viewed here.

Suzy Fielders on Fox8 News

Seven Things to Say to Any Mom

What No One Tells You About Parenting

Suzy Fielders

Finding the Calm in the Chaos

30s Are For The Lessons!

Favorite Family Beaches

Weekend Getaway Idea: Washington, NC

At-Home Valentine’s Day Party Ideas For All Ages

Organizational Tips for Homeschooling

Teen and Tween Birthday Party Ideas

Mountain Day Trip Idea: Sparta, NC

Eating Disorders and Broaching the Subject with Your Child

Day Trip Idea: All Things Winston-Salem

Tips for Visiting Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge

Day Trip Idea: NC Zoo

Don’t Miss Fun at Rockin’ Jump: New Attractions, Battle Royale Tournaments, and After Dark

Stories of Breast Cancer from Triad Moms

Day Trip Idea: The Conservators Center

“Only Child” Myths

The Greatest Reward of Being a Single Parent

Falling Down the Rabbit Hole

6 Reasons Why Rockin’ Jump is the Ultimate Summer Destination

Day Trip Idea: Zootastic Park

Not Just for Grownups: Throwing a Kid’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party

Murder Mystery Party

Doing Good Things Series: Winston-Salem Ambassadors

A Taste of Italy in the Triad: Mario’s Pizza

Peters Auto Mall – Focused on Family

Weekend or Day Trip Idea: Tweetsie Railroad

Study Tips to Get Through Test Season – interviewed local experts for some study tips parents can use with their kids to prepare for taking tests

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Learn to Love Your Body with Oh Betty! Boudoir’s Unique Photo Experience

Event Venues in the Triad – a directory of various event venues located throughout the Triad

Take the Stress Out of Car Maintenance with Havoline Xpress Lube of Kernersville

A Glimpse Into the Life of a Single Parent

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Insight and Advice from Work at Home Moms

Top 10 Things to Love About Rockin’ Jump

So Much to Discover in Downtown Winston Salem – directory complied of mom favorite & family friendly places in Downtown Winston Salem

Springtime Crafts for Kids of All Ages

What Parents Should Know About Facebook

Back to School is for Parents Too!

Inspirational Movie to be Filmed in Winston Salem

The Moleskin Diary

The Gift that Keeps Giving

Reinventing Family Game Time This Winter

A Vacation that’s Really a Vacation for the Whole Family

Suzy Fielders

One Parents Story of an Allergic Reaction

Resolve to Make Homework Time Painless

Three Easy Tips for Working Moms

Chaotic Commute:

Seven Things to Say to Any Mom

My Mom Story: Life as a Single Mom

Busting the “Only Child” Myths

Embrace the Adventure of Traveling with Kids

Winston-Salem Ambassadors (Online Blog Only):

The Inside Scoop on Winston-Salem’s Park & Recreation Department: Interview with William Royston

Park of the Month: The Quarry

Piedmont Parent Magazine (Online Blog Only):

Handling Tryouts: When Your Child is Selected…Or Not

Miscellaneous Online Sites:

**I wrote for 5 years on the national website Under the topics of working moms in Winston Salem, NC and the film scene and Winston-Salem, NC Examiner shut down July 2016 so if you’d like information on any of those articles please contact me.

**This article on Mrs. Hanes Hand-Made Moravian Cookies was featured on the Village of Clemmons website as well as this article on Creative Drama Children’s Theater.

**This article on octagonal homes was featured on Topsider Homes webpage.

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