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Carolina Life

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

Writing a Winning College Essay

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

Weight Loss Success with Protein

Fewer calories, more protein is a winning combo

Balancing Breakfast

On the go? Fuel up with nutritious fare

Four Tricks to Master the School Year

Keep cool over school with these organization tips

Youth Triathlon Makes Community Health a Priority

The Tri-Warriors of Robeson County aren't slowing down

Culinary Adventures of a State Fair Judge

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

Building Your Nest Egg

Small steps can lead to significant savings

New Home Upgrades on a Budget

Tweak your new home with these easy projects

Pairing Pointers Help You Match Wine with Dessert

Plus recipes for cheesecake and devil's food cake

The Growing ‘Gig Economy’

Tips to maximize your freelance earnings

Independent Bookstores Thrive Throughout the State

The state’s vibrant independent bookstore scene creates community hubs

Making Sense of Math

Nurture your child’s fluency with these fun activities

On the Hunt for Edible Plants

Experts at the Wild Foods Weekend reveal nature’s edible bounty

Small Outdoor Spaces, Big Impact

Six trending ideas for patios and decks