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Carolina Living

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

Frugal fun

Pack savings into your vacations

Boating and marina safety

Boating and marina safety

New resources help boaters avoid electrical dangers

Back to school

Stay hardy with nutritious food and good hygiene

Heat illnesses

How to recognize and treat heat-related conditions

Savings options for education expenses

Savings options for education expenses

Preparing now will help you handle college costs later

When babies graduate to solid foods

Look for healthy options as you expand your baby’s diet

Our mad plaid state shell

It’s rare, but it’s there on our shores

How to identify tree hazards

Recognizing basic hazards in your trees can protect you and others from loss

Keeping it comfy

Covering your pool reduces heat loss and your power bill

Get the kids outdoors

Children who play outside show signs of all-around health

Lower humidity to lower your electric bill

Reducing moisture improves comfort and allows higher temp setting

Withdrawing money after retirement

How much is enough to make your money last?

How old is the wiring in your home?

Easy upgrades can boost electrical safety in older homes

A beloved steam locomotive comes home

The public can ride New Hope Valley Railway on the first Sunday of each month, starting in April

Drive responsibly and avoid the fines

Keeping North Carolina’s roads safe is the goal of the Highway Patrol