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7 Ways to Plan for Cold and Flu Season
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am

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7 Ways to Plan for Cold and Flu Season

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
How to Prep Your Pup for Winter
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
How to Prep Your Pup for Winter

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Making the Most of Medicare Open Enrollment
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Making the Most of Medicare Open Enrollment

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Empowering Teens through Smart Spending
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Empowering Teens through Smart Spending

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Keep Cool-Weather Clothes Looking Fresh
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Keep Cool-Weather Clothes Looking Fresh

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Pests Might be Hiding on Your Christmas Tree
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Pests Might be Hiding on Your Christmas Tree

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:36 am
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Managing High Blood Pressure During the Holidays
Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Managing High Blood Pressure During the Holidays

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
Think Like a Designer to Update Your Home Like a Pro
Posted: November 20, 2017
Think Like a Designer to Update Your Home Like a Pro

(StatePoint) Inspiration is everywhere. From a field of yellow sunflowers to unique geometric patterns in the tile of a train station, the littlest things can spark the innovation behind some of the world’s most iconic products and designs.

Updated: November 20, 2017 - 4:35 am
Dirtiest objects in the home

(BPT) - Home is where you live, eat, sleep and everything in between. It’s a sanctuary away from work and the chaos of the outside world, but have you ever given thought to how filthy even the most commonly used items are? To keep your clean home ...

Posted: November 17, 2017
4 DIY projects to improve the visual appeal of your home
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 DIY projects to improve the visual appeal of your home

(BPT) - If you love a good DIY project, then the beautiful weather of the spring and summer marked the perfect time to tackle all of your outdoor goals. Yes, these were the good times, but since then, the weather has shifted and cooler temperature...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
The Caribbean is Open for Cruise Vacations
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:34 am
The Caribbean is Open for Cruise Vacations

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 Things to Know About Milk and Non-Dairy Milk Alternatives
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 Things to Know About Milk and Non-Dairy Milk Alternatives

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:34 am
Add Light with DIY Decor
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Add Light with DIY Decor

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
4 Tire Safety Tips for Winter
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
4 Tire Safety Tips for Winter

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Make the Kitchen a Classroom
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Make the Kitchen a Classroom

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Save Time with a Dream Closet
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Save Time with a Dream Closet

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Tricked out with Tech: Bathroom features that take smart living to a whole new level
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Tricked out with Tech: Bathroom features that take smart living to a whole new level

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Upgrades that Boost Your Home’s Value and Enjoyment
Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Upgrades that Boost Your Home’s Value and Enjoyment

Updated: November 16, 2017 - 4:35 am
Living It Up Outside By Bringing The Indoors, Out

Photo Credit: HubbardtonForge

Posted: November 14, 2017
Living It Up Outside By Bringing The Indoors, Out

(NewsUSA) - For many, enjoying their outdoor space includes a poorly lit patio or deck with spartan, uncomfortable furniture, devoide of real style. According to the American Lighting Association (ALA), outdoor living can be just as captivating, h...

Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm
Well System Parts Vital For Good Water Quality

Whether you get great water out of your well depends, in part, on the sum of its parts. (NAPS)

Posted: November 14, 2017
Well System Parts Vital For Good Water Quality

(NAPSI)—If you ever get water from a well, you should know there's more to it than just, well, a well. In fact, a water well is really a water well system because it consists of numerous components—many of which can affect water quality if not wel...

Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am
'Bone Up' On Wise Winter Weather Practices For Your Pet

Lucky loves to romp in the snow. Remember to check your pet's paws, ears and tail after some outdoor winter fun.

Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
'Bone Up' On Wise Winter Weather Practices For Your Pet

(NAPSI)—Notwithstanding their fur coats, pets can feel the cold just as humans do. So it's up to you to ensure that your furry friends stay safe and warm during the colder months.

Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
Home cleaning routines for allergy relief
Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
Home cleaning routines for allergy relief

(BPT) - Many people turn to nasal sprays and antihistamines to combat seasonal nasal allergies or hay fever, but keeping the home clean to combat allergens, pollen and dust mite debris is just as important in the fight against allergies.

Updated: November 18, 2017 - 4:34 am
Contemporary Style - What It Is And Tips for Your Home

Pella Architect Series Contemporary Windows

Posted: November 08, 2017
Contemporary Style - What It Is And Tips for Your Home

(NewsUSA) - Contemporary style and design are everywhere and can be a foundation for many new homes built today.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
HOT Trends For GREEN Living

Many homeowners give a warm welcome to innovative energy- and cost-efficient HVAC systems. (NAPS)

Posted: November 08, 2017
HOT Trends For GREEN Living

(NAPSI)—As homeowners consider ways to “live green”, many may be surprised to learn the powerful effect home heating has on achieving optimal energy and cost efficiency.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Homeowners Want Elegant Electric Upgrades

Homeowners today want light switches and outlets that are more sophisticated than the standard. (NAPS)

Posted: November 08, 2017
Homeowners Want Elegant Electric Upgrades

(NAPSI)—Most American homeowners are likely accustomed to standard, builder-grade wall plates and lighting controls in their space. However, according to a recent Harris Poll commissioned by the Collections by Legrand, 82 percent of homeowners bel...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Miller is Dare Employee of the Month

Kelli Miller, Leisure Activities Specialist with the Department of Parks...

Friends of Youth reach out to Harmony Café

Mentors and youths from the Dare County Friends of Youth mentoring progr...

NHES students experience pioneer life

The Nags Head Elementary School Literacy Team spearheaded the One School...

New FOBHC board members

The Friends of the Outer Banks History Center recently added three new m...

Chamber welcomes Outer Banks Anglers Club

The Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting for the Outer ...

Aquarium hosting Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive

The annual Santa Paws Pet Supply Drive is underway at the N.C. Aquarium ...

Fearing, Brady-Daniels receive Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award

Lib Fearing and Angie Brady-Daniels, both of Manteo, recently received t...

1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k & Fun Run Raises Over $3,000

The 1st Annual Dare to Scare 5k Race and Fun Run was a huge success rais...

Hatteras schools say goodbye to Wallis

Cape Hatteras Schools are sending off their maintenance man, Bo Wallis, ...

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