North Carolina Blueberry Festival Visit

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to represent the North Carolina Azalea Festival at the NC Blueberry Festival Pageant. I enjoyed being able to share my dance talent duet with the audience and loved watching all the amazing young ladies compete. A huge congratulations to Rileigh Pederson, who served on the Azalea Princess Court […]

April was THE month!!! Best week of my life was spent with the best people for our big 75th year!!! So very thankful for all of the volunteers and committee members who put in months of preparation for our April!! We partied hard and crashed even harder after the princess duties were over, our beautiful […]

A Look Back at the BEST WEEK EVER!

First off let me just say… BEST WEEK EVER!!  Got to kick off the week with the Azalea Sweep! The volunteers, fellow princesses, and I got to give Greenfield Lake a little makeover. Cleaning up our beautiful town of Wilmington is such a simple act of service that gave me so much joy. I also […]

July 4th in Southport

The heat could not hinder the fun of The Fourth of July in Southport!! This was my first parade since The Azalea Festival, and it was full of waving, smiles, pictures, and fried Oreos. It began by meeting up with the wonderful Mrs. Jean Lawler for our lineup in the parade, and she drove me […]

And the 82nd Miss North Carolina is……

And the 82nd Miss North Carolina is……Miss Jacksonville Alexandra Badgett!!!  On June 22nd I attended the final night of the 82nd annual Miss North Carolina pageant, and got to witness Laura Matrazzo pass the crown onto the stunning Alexandra Badgett. The stage was set up so beautifully, and one of my favorite parts was watching […]

The Journey Begins: A look into Festival Week with Claire-Emma Britt

On April 3rd, 2019 My journey began as the doors opened into Festival week!! I cannot help but smile as I reminisce on The 2019 Azalea Festival. I am so grateful for every conversation, handshake, and new person I met during those incredibly busy, but special 4 days. Here is a look into what it […]

Athlete to Princess, Welcome Miss Claire-Emma Britt!

Wow, what an experience this has been so far leading up to the moment of being crowned the 71st NC Azalea Festival Princess. March 2nd, 2019 is one night I will never forget. Last year, I attended the 2018 princess pageant to support one of my amazing friends and teammates, Julie Wilkerson and I was […]

Wonderful Weekend in Wilmington

I had a wonderful weekend in Wilmington during the Martin Luther King Holiday. On Saturday,  I attended the 2019 Azalea Festival Chef’s Showcase. It was a wonderful Saturday afternoon and a very successful event; thank you to all who came! I enjoyed tasting all of the delicious food that the talented chefs prepared. It was […]

Trip to Renaissance Dental Studio

Most people dread their mandatory trips to the dentist, but at Renaissance Dental Studio going to the dentist is so much fun. After experiencing the magic of dental service that goes on at Renaissance, I could not imagine going anywhere else for my dental hygiene. When I met Dr. Sarah Pless and her staff I […]

Watermelon, Sunshine and Small- town Charm

The 2018 North Carolina Watermelon Festival in Fair Bluff, N.C. was filled with watermelon, sunshine, and small-town charm. It was an honor to take part in a wonderful celebration of hometown pride with a community that has overcome so much hardship in the last few years. The day started off at the Fair Bluff Depot […]