World Spotlight on North Carolina’s 5th Annual Carolina Cup

World Spotlight on North Carolina’s 5th Annual Carolina Cup WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC – Crowned as one of the world’s five major stand up paddleboard races for 2015 by Australia’s SUPracer.com, The Carolina Cup, celebrating its fifth year, returns to Wrightsville Beach, April 22-26. “Last year’s race was one of the most competitive races in the…

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Get Growing!

Get Growing! By Bethany Mccammon Tap Spring is finally here. You can smell it in the air and see it in the budding flowers and greening grass. You can feel it on the warm breeze, in the light rain, and in the glorious sunshine. The equinox has passed and it’s official: gardening season is here!…

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Bahia Principe Residences & Golf

Bahia Principe Residences & Golf By Becky Eades Working at the same job, seeing the same people, and sleeping in the same house every night is what most of us do every day. Routine is part of a stable life, but have you ever craved more adventure? Sought a new routine that brought interesting people…

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New Vegetables To Grow

New Vegetables To Grow In 2015 Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor University of Vermont Five more new vegetables, including three herbs, have recently been awarded the prestigious All-America Selections (AAS) award.  These include a basil, beet, broccoli, chives, and oregano. Each year, the best of the new seed-grown vegetables are chosen as AAS winners after…

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The Bluffs on the Cape Fear

The Bluffs on the Cape Fear – North Carolina Gated Communities

The Bluffs on the Cape Fear By Hunter Houtzer The Bluffs on the Cape Fear is one of the premier North Carolina gated communities that has found a way to provide a secluded, serene paradise that is only minutes away from the excitement of Wilmington, North Carolina. The still-in-progress community is one of ease and…

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Made Easy

Corned Beef and Cabbage Made Easy By Morgan Lehman With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching, your menu is sure to include a traditional meal of corned beef and cabbage. But why not try a twist on a classic? Here are some ideas to spice up a holiday favorite: CROCK-POT CORNED BEEF Ingredients 6 carrots, cut…

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Spring is Almost Here: Fun Spring Recipes

Spring is Almost Here: Fun Spring Recipes By Bethany Mccammon Tap It may not seem like it, but spring is fast approaching. The first day of spring will be March 20th, and in preparation for sunny days, green grass, and warmer temperatures, we’re excited to share with you a list of tasty spring recipes. Some…

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Pruning Apple Trees

Pruning Apple Trees Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor University of Vermont Late winter is the best time to prune mature apple trees.  If you’re buying young ones in the spring, they may or may not need pruning, depending on several considerations.  Trees need to be pruned for best yields and longest tree life.  How much…

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California Retirement

Trilogy at The Vineyards | California Retirement Community Resort

California Retirement by Chad Lovette It’s hard to explain the wonderful benefits you can get from retiring in California. While a lot of people are worried about the cost, if you know where to look, you can find a beautiful home along the central coastline near the Sacramento Delta, or out by the stunning green…

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