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Bake Christmas Cookies With Your Kids

Baking is just one of the many things that go on during the Christmas holiday. Home-baked cookies are a perfect treat for the family and gifts for neighbors and friends. In addition, the entire house smells wonderful. However, baking becomes even more special when you get the kids involved. Here’s... [read more]

Our Guide To Saving Energy This Fall

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During the hot and humid summers in Goldsboro, you rely heavily on your air conditioning to keep you cool. Thus, you must be cautious about how much you run your unit and its efficiency. Otherwise, you could spend a fortune on electric bills. However, in the fall, you can’t be... [read more]

4 Turkey Day Activities For Family Fun

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Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays on the calendar. It’s easy to see why. Who doesn’t like getting together with family and friends to enjoy the biggest feast of the year? However, there’s much more you can do on this day than eat turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing.... [read more]

How To Deal With Less Sunlight This Fall

A photo of a strong man walking towards his car, finishing work in the woods and calmly returning to his warm log cabin.
For many people in Goldsboro, NC, one of the highlights of summertime is having more sunlight. Longer days allow for more activities outdoors. Furthermore, having more sunlight in your life has physical and mental health benefits. However, as fall arrives, the sun sets earlier, diminishing the chances to enjoy the... [read more]

Fall Opens The Door To New Date Ideas

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The changing leaves, brisk breezes, and shorter fall days can lend romance to your dates. And sometimes, it is more fun to get creative with your dates and try new things. Whether you’ve been with your partner for years or it’s your first date, you can do more than the... [read more]

Head Over To Carl & ‘Chelle’s Grill Room

BBQ Sirloin Steaks with Fresh Thyme
When you enter Carl & ‘Chelle’s Grill Room for the first time, you’ll notice that there are only 10 tables. But despite the intimate setting, this steakhouse has won multiple awards as the best steakhouse in North Carolina. And Goldsboro locals know why. Head to Carl & ‘Chelle’s Grill Room... [read more]

Enjoy A Tasty Pumpkin Pie At Home

Festive Homemade Pumpkin Pie with Whipped Cream
Many people look for comfort foods as the weather grows cooler and the leaves begin to fall. One popular dish that most people automatically associate with fall is pumpkin pie. Fortunately, this pie is easy to make. Enjoy a tasty pumpkin pie at home with this simple recipe. Should You Use... [read more]

Guide For A Fun Fall Scavenger Hunt

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You might think that scavenger hunts are only for kids. Well, that’s not true. They’ve become popular among adults, too. However, this is an awesome way to entertain children. Whether you’re interested in doing something fun for your kids or perhaps those in the neighborhood, consider a fall scavenger hunt.... [read more]

How To Prevent Those Fall Allergies

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Almost everyone loves fall. The air feels crisp and cool, people begin to bake seasonal goodies, and more. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when allergies rear their ugly head. That means dealing with watery eyes, sniffles, and coughs. If that sounds familiar, you’ll appreciate these helpful tips... [read more]

How To Reinvent Backyard Cookout Leftovers

Guests filling plates at a summer potluck barbeque
Celebrated the first Monday in September, Labor Day is about recognizing the economic and social achievements of workers in America. Observed annually, it’s a time when families and friends get together, usually for a backyard barbecue. It doesn’t matter if you host a small or large gathering. There’ll be an... [read more]