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Carolina Life

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

Mad for Maple

Discover the versatility of this all-natural sweetener

Local Foods Take the Guesswork out of Gifting

These award-winning flavors are sure to please

Celebrate the Season of Giving

Five ways to help those in need during the holidays

Lucky Clays Farm is Growing for the Future

The Pee Dee Electric member makes sustainability a top priority

Featured Recipes from the Food Issue

12 new dishes from our Carolina Kitchen

Decorations? Bah, Humbug!

Don’t enjoy holiday decorating? We have strategies for you.

Supper Cheat Sheet

Pull off a fast one with these tasty, one-pan meals

Young Families are Moving to Rural North Carolina

Census numbers show 80 counties gained those ages 30 to 39

Writing a Winning College Essay

Use the four P’s to let your story shine through

Piedmont Candy Company Turns out an NC Tradition

Red Bird peppermints are an iconic flavor of the holidays

Distracted Driving

5 simple steps that help you stay focused on the road

How to Satisfy a Crawfish Craving

NC crawfish farming means more chances to enjoy fresh crawdads

Culinary Adventures of a State Fair Judge

The inside scoop on what makes a recipe stand out at the NC State Fair