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Chow Down At Bum’s

Grilled Spicy Hot Spare Pork Ribs Barbecue
When it comes to choosing the right restaurant, you look for several factors. First, you obviously want the food to taste good. Second, you need a wide selection of menu options. And last, top-notch service is essential. If it’s barbecue-style food you want, Bum’s Restaurant in Ayden, North Carolina, is... [read more]

Fireworks Safety Tips For An Accident-Free Fourth Of July

Kids Watching Fireworks
When you think about the Fourth of July holiday, a lot of things probably come to mind. For example, your family may get together for picnics or barbecues. You may attend parades or do something patriotic. But no Fourth of July is complete without an evening of fireworks. Moreover, lighting... [read more]

Fun Candy Recipe To Make With Your Kids

Pieces of broken candy glass ready for eating
Who doesn’t like a little something sweet to eat once in a while? It may not be good for your teeth or body to munch on candy frequently. Nonetheless, when you want to indulge, try some broken glass candy. You can even make this tasty candy at home with your... [read more]

5 Plants To Avoid If You Have Pets

Happy young woman planting flowers in the garden
Anyone who has a pet knows all about the companionship they can provide. You want to treat your pet with love, compassion, and concern. You can do this by meeting the pet’s daily needs, including ensuring a healthy, safe environment. Many pet owners don’t even realize that they may have... [read more]

Try Your Hand At Gordon Ramsay’s Smoky Pork Sliders

Smoked Barbecue Pulled Pork Sliders with Sauce
Do you ever watch celebrity chefs in action and think, “I wish I could cook like that?” It turns out you can, as long as you have the right recipe. That’s just what you’ll discover when you whip up Gordon Ramsay’s Smoky Pork Sliders with BBQ Sauce. Check out the... [read more]

Give Mom A Day Off With This DIY Self-Care Package

Mother and daughter enjoying an at home spa day
Finding the perfect Mother’s Day gift can feel close to impossible. You want to buy something that shows your mother or wife how special she is to you, but it’s hard to find a present that matches the sentiment. Fortunately, you can show your appreciation by gifting a DIY self-care... [read more]

How To Make A Maypole For May Day

A view of the top of a Maypole during a Spring May Day celebration.
This Sunday is May Day and we're excited to share with you a little about the holiday's history as well as how to celebrate it. One of the most well-known may day activities is the maypole dance. So, we'll go over how you can DIY your own maypole. The History of... [read more]

Plan A Trip To Goose Creek State Park

Doug Henry Ford of Ayden recommends that you visit Goose Creek State Park if you are looking for an outdoor adventure close to home. Located in Washington, NC, this 1,672-acre park just off of Pamlico Sound, which is in North Carolina's Coastal Plain, features eight miles of trails that wind... [read more]

How To Celebrate National Pet Day

woman and her dog sharing vanilla ice cream
Our furry friends make the world go round. We can always count on them for extra entertainment, a glimpse of love, and unmatched companionship. Monday, April 11 is all about celebrating, as it is National Pet Day. Show man's best friend just how special they are to you with these... [read more]