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Carolina Living

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

Gifts of efficiency

Energy-smart presents give all year long

Heat a room from the floor up

Uniform heat distribution is one advantage of under-floor radiant heating

Fright night

Don’t let electrical hazards haunt your Halloween

Precautions can prevent accidents

Don’t overlook dangers of common household appliances

Healthier choices

School lunches get a nutritional makeover

Do you call it dressing? Or stuffing?

The name of this traditional Thanksgiving dish can depend on where you live

Seniors on the road

It’s important to express your concern for their safety

Renters insurance

Policies protect possessions and provide peace of mind

Watching over your nest egg

Focus on the future during market ups and downs

Staying Cool

Consider size and efficiency for room air conditioners

Fire safety

Does your family have an escape plan?

Dispelling common myths about CFLs

Efficient options include dimmers, new designs

A colorful roof for all seasons

Native mosses on this roof tolerate full sun, weather extremes and control storm water runoff

Safe appliances, outlets and alarms

Keeping your appliances clean and testing your alarms and outlets helps keep your house safe

Drink to your health

Proper hydration helps you achieve fitness goals