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Here’s A Fresh Take On Spring Pasta

Creamy Fettucini with Peas and Parmesan and crusty Bread -Photographed on Hasselblad H3-22mb Camera
Recipes don’t have to be complicated to be delicious. You’ll find all the proof you need after making this recipe for Pasta with Peas. If you have a little time and a few ingredients, you can have it for dinner tonight. First, review the recipe so you’ll be ready to... [read more]

Try The Special Dishes At The Laughing Owl

Serving hibachi of rice, shrimp, steak and vegetables served with sauce closeup in a plate on the table.
Have you been to the Laughing Owl in Kinston, NC, yet? The popular Goldsboro eatery expanded into Kinston in 2019, and the Asian fusion restaurant was an instant hit. From the tasty dishes to the live music, there are many reasons to visit the Laughing Owl. Get the scoop and... [read more]

Here’s Your Next Great Date Night

Resting, Relaxation, Picnic, Tranquility, Vacation
Are you tired of going to a traditional dinner and a movie on date night? You can mix things up in a big way by booking a Pop-Up Park Picnic at Martin Marietta Park in New Bern. These self-guided dates are available on Thursdays-Sundays, and you can choose the time... [read more]

Explore The Night Sky At The Ellis Planetarium

Digital Generated Space Scene with Nebula and Stars
If you want to try something new, visit the Ellis Planetarium in Kinston, North Carolina. What makes the shows so unique is that they’re relaxing yet, at the same time, invigorating. With different shows, you can go multiple times and never have the same experience. What Is a Planetarium? It’s a type... [read more]

Make This Blueberry Croissant Breakfast Bake

Croissant baked french toast with cream cheese and berries in a dark oven dish, copy space. Delicious breakfast recipe concept.
Weekends are for sleeping in, then waking up and enjoying a delicious brunch. This blueberry croissant breakfast bake is wonderful for a Sunday morning brunch. Grab some orange juice, whipped cream, and coffee to enjoy alongside this scrumptious breakfast recipe. Blueberry Croissant Breakfast Bake Ingredients 6 large croissants, cut into small pieces 2 cups... [read more]

Try These Easy DIY Photo Holders

Hands panting frame
It's that time of year when giving heart felt gifts is essential, and hand made presents can sometimes express how much someone means to you more than store bought gifts can. When you're looking for something to give someone, you might find yourself saying "This would work if it has... [read more]

The Best Chili Recipe For A Chilly Day

Homemade Chili Con Carne with Cheese
When you think of perfect wintertime food, chili is probably high on the list of things that come to mind. Chili goes well with many side dishes. Moreover, you can enjoy it for lunch, dinner, or even as a snack in between. However, while a lot of people may not... [read more]

Take A Trip To Exchange Nature Center

pine forest in early morning in autumn. Woods with tree silhouettes
It’s always good to get away from the daily hustle and bustle of your routine. For example, stepping outdoors and seeing the beauty of nature can be refreshing and revitalizing. If you live in or around Kinston, NC, you don’t have to go far to enjoy a serene, peaceful setting.... [read more]

Repurpose Your Christmas Tree This Year

Photo of discarded Christmas tree waiting for trash pickup by the side of the road in early January which ends the holiday season.
One of the hallmark symbols of Christmas is the Christmas tree. This decorative object is a focal point of your Christmas and home during the holiday season. However, once Christmas passes, most people throw it out (if it’s not an artificial tree). But you can get creative and find alternative... [read more]

Guests Will LOVE This CharcuterTREE Board

    With this CharcuterTREE board, you’ll make every one of your guests happy. That’s because it’s made with delicious food items. In addition, it’s in the shape of a Christmas tree. Not only is this board made with yummy things to eat, but it also looks festive. Gathering the Items that You’ll... [read more]