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What’s Going on Here?

Hi Friends, It seems that hackers decided to insert some malware into our site. So, we are in the process of cleaning it up. Our hope is to get the site back up very soon. In the meantime, please visit us at Facebook or follow on Twitter as we will continue to share great information about the … [Read More...]

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Weekend Round Up: September 26 – 28

Fall is officially here which means it's time for pumpkin patches, Mule Days in Benson, and don't forget the #FoodBank24 Telethon. There really is A LOT going on this weekend. Here are our picks for the best area activities for this first weekend of fall. #FoodBank24 - New Media Telethon for the … [Read More...]

Goodie Bag for #FoodBank24

Do Something Good for Your Heart, and I Don’t Mean Exercise

If you do a little browsing in the checkout line at the grocery store, or have a Facebook news feed that looks anything like mine, you might notice the endless recommendations of best exercises for amazing abs, slim down secrets from celebrities, and more than you care to know about clean eating... … [Read More...]

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It’s Fall: Change YOUR Colors Too!|HALO Salon Giveaway

*HALO Salon in Raleigh provided a gift certificate for this giveaway.* When you picture fall, what comes to mind? I think of color. I love the colors of fall: the endless depth of the Carolina blue sky, the bright gold and blaze red leaves, the orange pumpkins in the field. I feel all ready to … [Read More...]

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Weekend Round Up: September 19 – 21

Pools are closing and it's getting dark earlier, but that doesn't mean we can't try holding on to summer just a little bit longer!  I know in our family the biggest event is happening in Chapel Hill on Saturday - East Carolina Pirates against the UNC Tar Heels! But if you aren't into Purple and … [Read More...]

National Play-Doh Day Today's NC

Play-Doh Like You’ve Never Seen

September 16 is National Play-Doh Day! Who knew, right? Well, luckily I knew and I'm able to bring you a few pictures of some crazy Play-Doh creations. How about a little flashback to the hallways of Bayside High... Or maybe you're more of a Ferris Bueller fan. These are definitely … [Read More...]

1st Class Mobile Detail Today's NC

1st Class Mobile Detailing – Doing Your Dirty Work

I have a bit of an obsession with having a clean car. Personally, it's an ongoing, and usually losing, battle because I drive a car with children. Not just that, but small children. But I fight the good fight and clean and clean the good clean... but you know what? Sometimes, you just need a break. … [Read More...]

Chicken Parm Recipe Today's NC

Low Carb Stuffed Chicken Parm Recipe

I love Italian food. I mean, I love all food, but Italian is always a favorite. The problem is I noticed eating less carbs was a smart move for me in the health department. I'm not a no carb fan, but low carb seems to be a good thing. That said, I've been working to create recipes that are low carb … [Read More...]

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Weekend Round Up: September 12 – 14

You can definitely stay home and watch football if you want this weekend. After all, isn't that what this time of year is for? As always, there are things going on all around the area though, so you should check out these suggestions and work them in around the games. ;) Sparkcon September 11 - 14 … [Read More...]

DPAC Coming Soon Today's NC

Great Shows This Fall at DPAC

I just happened to be scrolling through some local event calendars and was pretty impressed with what DPAC has to offer through the fall months. Whether you're a Broadway fan or into good music, DPAC has you covered. You should check out the DPAC Events Calendar for all of the details, but here are … [Read More...]

Stephenson's BBQ Today's NC

Stephenson’s Barbecue – Simply the Best

Barbecue is pretty much its own food group in here in North Carolina, especially when you're talking perfectly pulled, vinegar sauced, Eastern Carolina style. I've been raised with the understanding that vinegar based barbecue is the only barbecue and all others are inferior. I've recently been … [Read More...]

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Weekend Round-Up: September 5 – 7

Did you get it all done this week? I spent most of the week not knowing what day it was. Funny how just one day off can mess you up like that! The good news is, no matter what day you think it is, the weekend is here and that means it's time for the Weekend Round Up from Today's NC. Field & … [Read More...]

Food Bank Hunger Action Today's NC

GO ORANGE! September is Hunger Action Month

September is Hunger Action Month. What exactly does that mean? Across the country, people will work together to raise awareness for the 1 in 6 Americans who struggle with hunger every day. Sometimes it's hard to imagine not knowing where your next meal might come from. So what can we do to help … [Read More...]

Beef and Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe Today's NC

Beef and Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe

Trying to incorporate lots of fresh veggies into a meal can be a little tricky, especially when you're working with limited time. I often face that battle of wanting everything to be homemade but realizing that simply can't happen all the time. I know there are people who can do it, but it's not me. … [Read More...]

Chocolate Chess Pie Today's NC

Mom’s Chocolate Chess Pie Recipe

I guess i have to start out by saying that this isn't my mom's recipe. Let me tell you the story behind this absolutely amazing pie. A friend of ours, who just happens to be the "Leigh" of the previously featured Katie Leigh Accessory Boutique made this pie and brought it to our house for dinner... … [Read More...]

Common Grounds Apex Today's NC

Common Grounds Coffee – The Perfect Local Coffee Shop

Someone prepares a drink for me while I wait. They're carefully constructing with the perfect combination of ingredients while listening to my celebrations and lamentations. I sit down at the bar, and sip slowly savoring the flavors and taking in the calm cozy surroundings, laugh with the regulars, … [Read More...]

Zucchini Bread Today's NC

Old Fashioned Zucchini Bread Recipe

This recipe comes straight from my Great Grandmother's kitchen. There's something special about making a recipe that's been in the family for so long. This Zucchini Bread Recipe is no exception. Since we're getting to the end of the zucchini harvest, it's a good time to get creative with the last … [Read More...]