Carla's specialty areas include food, home decor, fashion, fitness, faith, personal finance, small business, parenting and pets.
Carla's interests mesh with the topics she tackles. She is a running and Pilates enthusiast who embraces DIY projects around her home, begins every week with a meal plan for her busy family and is energized by running her own business.
Carla is a True Blue Tar Heel who attended and graduated from her only college choice, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She made up her mind about her career path in eighth grade and saw it to the finish with her double major in Radio, Television and Motion Pictures (now part of the Hussman School of Journalism and Media) and Speech Communication.
Carla has extensive experience writing about personal finance and small business topics in digital and print formats. Her clients include American Express OPEN Forum, CanDo Finance, Intuit QuickBooks, Kabbage and the News & Observer.
Carla has covered Food and Restaurant news for "Midtown Magazine" and 'Cary Living Magazine". This has included profiles of restaurants, stories about restaurants with a common theme (patios, counters, pet-friendly) as well as dietary concerns including eating clean and eating raw.
Carla is a homebody who loves to share stories digitally and in print about beautiful home interiors and exteriors, Pantone's Color of the Year, Organization, Cleanliness and Meal Preparation.
Carla has experience authoring posts for corporate blogs including American Express OPEN Forum, Intuit QuickBooks, Kabbage and Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance.
Carla is a regular staff contributor to Midtown Magazine, a Lifestyle-based magazine in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her General Assignment contributions range from home decor to dining out to local influencers to pets at work.