Welcome to ChangingZipCodes.com!

blueshirt-scarfAs a frequent mover (and Boy Oh Boy don’t I wish moving companies offered frequent miles), I am here to help you navigate through one of the most difficult and challenging situations of life: relocation. So, if you are tired of family members joking about your address changes, or you’re planning that first move out of your parents’ home, I am here to help. I will have tips and articles on everything from making new friends, to getting your house “showing ready”. Moving is hard but change is exhilarating. There are great things in your future. Be of good cheer.


Finding Community Wherever You Are TransplantedCarol’s first book, Changing Zip Codes has just been released through Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas and is now available on Amazon.com on Kindle or paperback! For the downsized, disenfranchised, outsourced and uprooted.

Here’s the link : http://amzn.com/0984765557

Plus, look for it at your local bookstore

This devotional book will encourage anyone looking for community, movers and non-movers alike.


  • Treasure the journey, not just the reward.

    Treasure the journey, not just the reward.

    August 19th, 2014

    If life gives you unshelled peanuts─ just shell them. Shelling is not hard. It may break some fingernails It could slow you down when you are hungry. But sweet is the reward when you finally find the treasure inside. But here’s the ironic lesson of life. The treasure may not be the actually prize inside.... read more

    Never, never never give up.

    Never, never never give up.

    July 31st, 2014

    It’s thick, dressed in a white cover and with stylized black printing announcing the title. Inside is parked five years of my life as I pretended to live in another’s shoes, move to an imaginary town and step into another life. I am looking at the proof copy of my... read more

    World Blog Book Tour

    World Blog Book Tour

    July 7th, 2014

    Today I’m on the World Blog Book Tour and I’m going to share a few new authors that my readers might enjoy. First, a hearty thanks to Kevin McAteer who has invited me to be a part of the tour. Kevin is the author of Daddy, Can You Make Pancakes?  http://www.amazon.com/Daddy-Can-You-Make-Pancakes/dp/1941103189. This true-life... read more

Carol’s Schedule:


Monday Jan 7th 5:00 pm Guest on Military Mom radio show http://toginet.com/shows/militarymomtalkradio   5:00

Monday Jan 7th guest blogger for Karen Baney’s blog:   http://www.karenbaney.com/changing-zip-codes/


Thursday Feb. 7th  Talk on the four temperaments  at Davidson UMC.  “He likes Karaoke, I like Croquet”.

Saturday Feb. 16th 2-4 participant at the Mother Vine Festival at Barnhill Wine Shop and Bookstore, 811 Burke St., Winston-Salem, NC (Authors, Artists and Musicians).

Thursday Feb. 21st guest on Gate Beautiful radio show


Wednesday July 24th 2:00 EST  -Interview with Diva Talk Radio.

Saturday July 27th  11:00- 1:00 Local Author Showcase Mooresville Library, Mooresville, NC.

Monday July 30th 3:45-4:45  Book signing at CSLA (Church and Synagogue Librarians Association).


Wednesday Nov. 13th interview for the Michael Dresser Radio Show from 4:14-4:20 CST

Thursday Nov. 14th Book signing at Give-Back Boutique from 5-8  478 Williamson Rd.,Mooresville, N.C.



February 12 Speaking at Friedberg Moravian Church  MOPS in Winston-Salem, N.C. from 9- 11 on Personality Temperaments


Thursday April 10th speaking at Reidsville Christian Church  MOPS  in Reidsville, N.C. at 9:30

Saturday July 26th Local Author Showcase 11-1 Mooresville Public Library


Carol is a certified Personality Trainer with CLASSeminars Inc. She is available to speak to women’s groups, writer’s groups, business and community groups on understanding the four different temperaments, as well as talks on life transitions, making friends, hospitality, and encouragement for writers.

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