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Barn doors go indoors: An ideal winter project

(BPT) - Known for their versatility, barn doors have been popping up in homes across the country — in contemporary and rustic designs. Read on to discover why adding a barn door is an ideal winter home-improvement project.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 ways the '90s are back and bigger than ever

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Posted: November 20, 2017
5 things you may not know about beloved holiday traditions

(BPT) - Without a doubt, the holidays are definitely a nostalgic time of year, a chance to slow down and savor the things that make us feel happy and close to our loved ones.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Yule tools: 5 tips for dodging a holiday credit hangover
Posted: November 20, 2017
Yule tools: 5 tips for dodging a holiday credit hangover

(BPT) - All the glitz, glamour, gatherings and good tidings over the holidays can easily make you forget your disposable income has limits.

Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
Stress-busting speed-cleaning tips for the holidays
Posted: November 20, 2017
Stress-busting speed-cleaning tips for the holidays

(BPT) - It’s no secret the holiday season can be one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. What is one of the biggest sources of stress? It’s cleaning on a deadline, especially while guests are on their way.

Updated: November 21, 2017 - 4:34 am
In the spirit of holiday giving, national food donation partnership feeds needy, not landfills
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
In the spirit of holiday giving, national food donation partnership feeds needy, not landfills

(BPT) - With the holiday season upon us, Americans are gathering for traditional celebrations and family meals. Even after leftovers have been devoured for days, the amount of uneaten food and overall food waste is overwhelming.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
3 easy ways to revamp the go-to chip and dip
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
3 easy ways to revamp the go-to chip and dip

(BPT) - Savvy hosts and hostesses know that the keys to a successful holiday soiree are when the room is filled with laughter and guests leave satisfied from all the yummy treats served. If you’re hosting a holiday get together or special event wi...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
The perfect gift for animal lovers: Becoming a wildlife hero
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
The perfect gift for animal lovers: Becoming a wildlife hero

(BPT) - As people come together to celebrate the holidays and share their hopes for the future, the environment often comes up in conversation. Threats to animals and the planet have never been greater; more than 25 percent of the world’s mammals ...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Don't let stress dull the holiday sparkle

(BPT) - For many, the pressure of the holiday season can be enough to wear away the glitter and magic.

Updated: November 22, 2017 - 4:37 am
5 quick-and-easy tips for taking the hassle out of holiday entertaining
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 quick-and-easy tips for taking the hassle out of holiday entertaining

(BPT) - 'Tis the season for entertaining, meaning the hustle and bustle of the holidays are already upon us. Fortunately, being named “hostess (or host) with the mostest” is well within your reach if you follow these tips guaranteed to keep the ho...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Foodie gifts for creative beverage concoctions
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Foodie gifts for creative beverage concoctions

(BPT) - Chocolate, butterscotch, nutmeg, rosemary, pomegranate, oranges, mulled wine and more — celebrate the flavors of the holidays with creative beverage concoctions. Here are tips and tools for making the most of holiday drinks.

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Simple ways to savor the holidays
Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
Simple ways to savor the holidays

(BPT) - The season of tinsel, mistletoe, roasts, bake-offs, parties and countless shopping trips is upon us. Yes, the holidays are here! It’s a wonderful time of year to revive old traditions and start new ones, but amid all the planning, preparat...

Updated: November 23, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 ways gift cards can come to your rescue this holiday season
Posted: November 13, 2017
5 ways gift cards can come to your rescue this holiday season

(BPT) - We all have hard-to-buy-for people on our shopping list — from a friend who has everything, to long-distance relatives and those who seem tough to please. So, what’s the best gift to get them this holiday season? For the 11th consecutive y...

Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:34 am
Grilled cheese options take comfort food to the next level
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am
Grilled cheese options take comfort food to the next level

(BPT) - It's time to turn our thoughts to all the good things that come with the season, including the warm comfort food.

Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am
Lose yourself in one of the 10 best books of the year
Posted: November 09, 2017
Lose yourself in one of the 10 best books of the year

(BPT) - When you open the covers of a book, you enter another world — a world of thought and experience. If the narrative engages your mind and emotions, making the time fly, reading a great book can change you and your outlook on the world, even ...

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:31 pm
4 DIY tips to save money and get your home ready for winter
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
4 DIY tips to save money and get your home ready for winter

(BPT) - Many people look forward to the cooler weather. The brisk autumn winds and colorful leaves signal that once again it’s time to take out the sweaters and scarves. There are the hot soups and pumpkin-flavored drinks to keep one warm as the w...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 nutritionist-approved tips for better holiday baking
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
5 nutritionist-approved tips for better holiday baking

(BPT) - ‘Tis the season for sweet and savory treats. The holidays bring loads of goodies, but the problem is these temptations can put a big strain on your nutrition goals.

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
6 healthy reasons to enjoy a slice of sweet cherry pie this holiday season
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
6 healthy reasons to enjoy a slice of sweet cherry pie this holiday season

(BPT) - The holidays are just around the corner, and for most of us that means time to indulge in some favorite treats. Fortunately, healthy doesn’t have to mean less delicious! If you’re looking for a good-for-you holiday dessert that can please ...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Tips to help your pet have a happy and healthy holiday
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Tips to help your pet have a happy and healthy holiday

(BPT) - The holidays are upon us, and so is the chillier weather. As you bundle up and get cozy with your cocoa, Dr. Jeff Werber, Emmy award-winning celebrity veterinarian, has some tips and tricks on how to ensure your pet has a healthy and happy...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Real vs artificial? Some facts to counter 3 Christmas tree myths
Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Real vs artificial? Some facts to counter 3 Christmas tree myths

(BPT) - Here comes Santa Claus … and a sleigh full of confusion about Christmas trees. Better to buy real or better to buy artificial? Popular myths are that real trees are bad for the environment, artificial trees make more financial sense and re...

Updated: November 10, 2017 - 4:34 am
Savvy season's greetings: 5 steps toward smart holiday spending

(BPT) - If you’re already thinking practically about funding your gift giving and other expenses this holiday season, you’re not alone. Sixty-five percent of U.S. adults say they’re establishing budgets in preparation, according to a recent Coinst...

Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Hacks for healthier holiday entertaining
Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am
Hacks for healthier holiday entertaining

(BPT) - Decadent meals are often part of celebrations, but for those looking for a healthier holiday, it can feel like you must choose between your nutrition goals and the foods you love.

Updated: November 15, 2017 - 4:36 am
Focus on fun: 5 easy tips for a relaxed Thanksgiving
Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Focus on fun: 5 easy tips for a relaxed Thanksgiving

(BPT) - While Thanksgiving is supposed to be a heartwarming time for appreciating family and friends, it’s no secret the traditionally food-filled holiday can be less than relaxing for those making the preparations.

Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
2017 Holiday Hiring Could Be a Boon for Seasonal Workers

Billions of packages will need to be delivered during the holiday season.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
2017 Holiday Hiring Could Be a Boon for Seasonal Workers

(NewsUSA) - Let the holiday hiring season begin.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Top tips for selecting unique decor gifts for everyone on your list
Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:34 am
Top tips for selecting unique decor gifts for everyone on your list

(BPT) - As you strive for a happy holiday, do all your gift ideas seem ho-hum at best?

Updated: November 14, 2017 - 4:34 am
Tips for setting the perfect holiday table
Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Tips for setting the perfect holiday table

(BPT) - Every holiday season, you invest hours planning and preparing the perfect menu for each celebration you host. While easy and fun may be the name of the game for buffet-style events, when it’s a sit-down soiree, the delightful cuisine you p...

Updated: November 11, 2017 - 4:33 am
Try these stress-busting strategies to get the feast on the table
Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Try these stress-busting strategies to get the feast on the table

(BPT) - The date is circled in red: the day of the big feast. This year, everyone’s coming over to your house for the big event. But just the thought of getting ready raises your pulse and sends a surge of stress through your system.

Updated: November 09, 2017 - 3:30 pm
Five tips for staying on budget and keeping the holidays jolly
Posted: October 11, 2017
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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Lost Colony receives Southeastern Theatre Conference grant

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Area drop-off sites open for Operation Christmas Child

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