Bless your heart to the liberals spouting about free speech and tolerance. As a group, you are tolerant only of those...


August 15, 2017

Dr. Seuss once said, “You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book.” No matter what happens in your life, when you open up a book, you can be set free from worry, responsibility and the pressures of everyday life. There are so many journeys you can…

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August 02, 2017

Whether you’ve spent these last couple of months relaxing on every beach along the North Carolina coast, hanging out poolside or spending time with family, one thing is for certain: summer rocks! In the spirit of this dearly beloved season, Dixie Bell Paint Company has launched a campaign…


August 01, 2017

This month, I wanted to share with you a thought that came to me after talking with one of my good friends who recently retired from her position after 30 years. What an amazing accomplishment! I am super proud!

While waiting for an event to begin, we were chatting about her transition from her old…


July 25, 2017

Nutrition labels are on most food items in the grocery store, but what is their purpose? Some people want to make healthy food choices, while others want to be better informed about calorie content. Nutrition labels are especially important for people who have allergies or other sensitivities.…


July 15, 2017

Whether it’s the new Netflix series or the hashtag, the term girl boss seems to be all over the place. Sophia Amoruso, founder of the clothing brand Nasty Gal and author of the book #Girlboss, on which the Netflix series is based, describes a girl boss as “someone who has big dreams and…


July 15, 2017

How many of you remember cassette players? I know I am probably dating myself at this point because cassette players are almost obsolete. (I had to explain to my 8-year-old daughter what it was the other day and she looked at me as though I possessed two heads!) Oh my, how times are changing!



July 15, 2017

Editor’s note: Please welcome our newest columnist, gardening and homesteading expert Kimberly Newsom. If you have a question about gardening or horticulture projects you’d like Newsom to answer, email her at growinginspiration.nc@gmail.com. Make sure to include your first and last name…


June 30, 2017

It can be easy to look at convenience over cause when it comes to shopping. After all, we live in a world driven by instant gratification and next-day delivery. What if you can have both? Imagine shopping locally for designer labels at affordable prices, in a boutique atmosphere, all while helping…


June 30, 2017

There’s no reason to be bored this summer in Pitt County. From waterworks to class reunions, the whole family can find something to do in this list of activities.


June 28, 2017

I recently read the book “Twenty Two: Letters to a Young Woman Searching For Meaning” by Allison Trowbridge. She is a writer, speaker, and social entrepreneur who is passionate about empowering women to impact their world. She has spent the past ten years working against human…

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