In 2002, Erin Weston was
close to landing her dream
job as a television producer
for Martha Stewart Living. It
was the perfect opportunity to put her media savvy, her art history degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and her inherited green thumb to work all at once.
The interview process was going well, and Weston was feeling confident. Then she heard the news: The company's iconic CEO had been accused of securities fraud. The ensuing media frenzy and legal entanglements led the company to freeze the position Weston had been gunning for. Stuck in a boring job in New York, she decided to come back home to North Carolina for a while and regroup.
Almost eight years later, life is flourishing for Weston in Garner, N.C. A garden of her own design and doing is thriving on the three acres that surround her home, and she is building a seasonal décor and botanical design business by turning clippings from her plants into fabulous arrangements. Read the full article...