Mary Gross
My name is Mary Gross and I am a copywriter, a craps player and an excellent napper.

The 11 best places in Charlotte to cry in public

When’s the last time you had a good cry? Mine was in the parking lot of urgent care when I got yelled at by a parking attendant for using the wrong lot. It...

8 fall fashion trends priced $39.99 to $3,640 — and where to find them now at Charlotte boutiques

We’re back at it again. And this time we get to put on chunky sweaters and elastic waist pants and other cozy things that can sometimes be slept in....

What it means when your date orders these 11 Charlotte dishes

We all overanalyze our dates. I once spent an hour on the phone with a friend trying to decipher a guy’s choice of Hickory Tavern. Was he thinking of just...

Confessions of a Charlotte therapist

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The 8 fights every couple has while moving

My husband and I bought a house. But there’s a downside to buying the perfect house in the perfect neighborhood with the perfect backyard: we had to move all...

Confessions of a Charlotte nonprofit professional

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Confessions of a Charlotte stay-at-home mom

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Confessions of a Charlotte graphic designer

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Want to have your dog in your wedding? I just did it and here’s my quick advice

I’m writing this article for two reasons. First and foremost, I wanted a sneaky way to show off photos of my dog from my wedding. Second, I learned a lot...

Confessions of a Charlotte rental car agent

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7 summer fashion trends and where to find them now at Charlotte boutiques

Hi, I’m Mary. It may shock you to see me co-writing this season’s fashion trends article and to be honest, it shocked me too. When Katie asked me...

I stopped wearing makeup to work and you should too

My skin has always been a mess. Acne, scarring and melasma (dark spots) have been a battle for me since I can remember. So I do what most women with skin...