Chloe Klingstedt

Chloe Klingstedt is the editorial assistant at Our State magazine and a Texan who is proud to call the Tar Heel state her new home.


A Thanksgiving Table Preserves a Family Legacy

Zach Heath wanted to preserve his late grandfather’s rural work ethic inside his own modern suburban home. So he took some wood from the old family farm and had it transformed into a beautiful gift for which his family can be truly grateful.


9 Family Outings in NC’s Great Outdoors

Time for a little fresh air! From state parks to picnics to playgrounds, North Carolina offers plenty of opportunities for great outdoor fun with your kids. Here are nine family outings across the state that are worth checking out.


History in a Handbag

In neglected barns and abandoned pickup trucks in eastern North Carolina, a seamstress finds old, forgotten stories — in the form of vintage fabrics — that she makes new again.