April 28, 2018

Flavor comes from REAL ingredients. A lemon citrus punch in the body of a macaroon, honey-whipped cream cheese frosting, crunchy peanuts atop a carmel-y cupcake. Seek out these categories for more natural ingredients. I have high standards for sugar from years spent wi...

April 27, 2018

Mother's Day is coming! Be a HERO this year with a Zero-Prep Plan this year at Millstone Orchards.  Number 5 on my NC Bucket List and a must for the upcoming holiday. What's more idyllic than orchards and an Apple Barn?! North Carolina is host to a ton of fabulous orch...

April 27, 2018

Fayetteville's melting pot continues to grow and grow. Pineapple Pudin and Beef Empanadas kicked this new bakery up a notch! Here you will find danishes, cakes, pies, breads, rolls, pastries, and coffee drinks all made fresh daily. For locally-baked goods, you won't be...

April 24, 2018

As a modern Army-wife, I have the utmost respect for the Marine-wives whose husbands worked aboard the USS North Carolina during WWII. Snail mail to a Battleship was pretty slow. Not to mention that R&R (visits) were far and few in between. Fortunately for the soldiers...

April 24, 2018

Riding the border between North Carolina and Kentucky is a a glorious bit of land. Never before had I REALLY enjoyed camping. Crumpler, North Carolina certainly changed my mind. Tent, cabin, and RV-camping are all options at Twin Rivers Family Campground. We opted for...

April 19, 2018

The Mast Farm Inn is the perfect romantic getaway only a few hours drive from Fayetteville, North Carolina. Our home base. A quaint historical inn full of charm and comfort. The Chef cooks up a complimentary brunch of your dreams! Baked french toast, sugared pepper bac...

April 18, 2018

George-Ann is by far the most entertaining artist I have ever met! Giggles, cold beers, and loads of teamwork, made this one of my favorite maker-memories! Couples in need of a perk-up, I HIGHLY recommend this activity. Glass-blowing is beautiful, but also a huge exerc...

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