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Carolina Life

Tips, tricks and inspiration for living life to the fullest in North Carolina

Blue Ridge Vision

Art by David Westwood

‘Springhouse Christmas’

Art by Arie Reinhardt Taylor

Adapting to Provide Safe, Essential Produce

Farmers markets are continuing to serve communities during the pandemic.

Summertime Picnic Fare

A recipe roundup that has your next outdoor meal in the bag — or basket!

Are Lady Bugs Invading Your Home?

These friends of your garden can be an indoor nuisance

Carolina Country Scenes 2021

Winners from our annual photo contest

Cooking up Success with Your Small Brand

5 ingredients in a recipe for success

Step Up to the Art-o-mat

Clark Whittington is making local art accessible

Our Readers’ Favorite Swimmin’ Spots

Memories of cool waters on hot summer days


Art by Ronald Ragland

Carolina’s Finest Awards – 2020

See who our readers voted to be the best in ice cream, breakfast spot and 8 other categories

Cookie-Making Masters

For the Hanes family, Moravian baking traditions run deep

4-H: Beyond the Farm

Electric co-ops support building leadership, technical skills for NC youth

Retiring in NC for Easy Livin’

Look in your own backyard for a place to retire and stay active

Why I Love My Community

Our readers share what makes life sweet