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Make Homemade Ornaments This Year

During the Christmas holidays, kids often get a little antsy. After all, they’re excited. This year, sit down with your children to make DIY ornaments instead of shopping for things to decorate the tree. They’ll feel a sense of pride seeing what they created hanging on the tree. Here’s a... [read more]

Prepare Your Home For Your Next Vacation

Shot of a young woman cleaning her living room
It’s exciting to host a holiday dinner for the special people in your life. However, after hosting for many years, you and your significant other decided to go on vacation instead. As a result, you need to prepare things for the time you’re gone. Here are some great tips so... [read more]

Try These Recipes For Fall Favorites

Delicious homemade fresh cooked potato gratin with mashed potato, cheese crust and delicious ground beef, vegetable filling. Served in a rustic casserole dish on wooden table from above
It seems as though people serve the same dishes year after year. However, that’s because they’re tradition. While there’s nothing wrong with that, you might want to switch things up for this holiday season. These two recipes might easily become your new fall favorites. Double Potato Bake Instead of using one kind... [read more]

Head To The Biscuit & The Bean Café

There’s nothing bad that anyone can say about brunch. Especially if it’s at The Biscuit and The Bean Café in Ayden, North Carolina. Whether going out to eat alone, with a friend, or as a family, there’s something on the menu for everyone. So, if you want to go to... [read more]

Eat At Andy’s Grill & Rec Anytime Of The Day

Since 1971, Andy’s Grill and Rec has striven to be a wholesome place to gather and get great food. Ayden locals know Andy’s has tasty, satisfying fare for breakfast, lunch, and dinner almost every day of the week. In addition, Andy’s invites you to stay awhile and enjoy the video... [read more]

DIY Halloween Costumes For All Ages

When it’s time to trick or treat for Halloween, it’s easy to turn to the store for a ready-made costume. But often, you risk meeting another person in the same costume. And it can be more fun to craft a unique costume at home that better fits your personality. In... [read more]

Try These Pumpkin Carving Tips

Happy family mother and kids carving pumpkin for Halloween holiday together, preparing for holiday party in kitchen, mom with little daughter and son smiling having fun while creating Jack-o-lantern
Fall is here, and Halloween is coming soon. It’s time for carving pumpkins and decorating. But maybe you’re unhappy with your pumpkin carving skills or want to learn new techniques. Fortunately, you can become a pumpkin carving pro with just a few tips and tools. Try these tips for pumpkin... [read more]

Have A Perfect Movie Night With These Tips

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Family movie nights are a great way to relax and bond with the people you love. It can be especially relaxing after a busy week of rushing around. Instead of piling everyone into the car to head out for an evening in Ayden, NC, make plans to stay in and... [read more]

Easy No-Bake Desserts To Try This Fall

A high angle close up of a square white plate with a fresh slice of chocolate cheesecake with a dab of whipped cream and topped with chocolate shavings. Shot on a grungy old wooden picnic table.
Sometimes, you crave a dessert, but you don’t want to spend a ton of time baking. In addition, fall can be a busy time of the year in Ayden, NC, and you have a lot of things on your plate. Luckily, there are many great dessert options you can make... [read more]

5 Of Our Favorite Tailgate Snacks

Hot dogs for game day, super bowl food
Tailgate time in Ayden, NC, is coming, so you’ll need to think about your menu. Of course, you’ll probably prepare some old standbys for your tailgating party. And sometimes, trying a new recipe or fresh lineup of tasty snacks is nice. But you don’t want to spend all your time... [read more]