Walking the Moonlit Path: Libra New Moon

Posted by - October 27, 2016

Written By: Shara Eisen | Constellations Designed By Freepik.com Happy birthday Libra, and a happy Libra new moon to all! How nice and neat when the new moon kicks off the month for us like this, arriving on the 1st, as if to help remind us that this is the natural time in the monthly

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Haunted Past

Posted by - October 19, 2016

Written By: Doug Dodson | Photographed By: AJ Green Wilmington has been around for about 300 years, which is plenty of time for ghosts of all shapes, sizes, and sexes to become part of our collective lore. We have ghost tours of the historic district, haunted pub tours, and multiple books on the hauntings of

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Beat the Sugar Overload

Posted by - October 19, 2016

Written By: Evonne Varady  Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. I love coming up with a great costume and all the activities that come with the fall season. I also dread it a bit because it seems that the next three months are a challenging part of a healthy lifestyle with all the treats

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Financial: Prepare for Milestone as Retirement Approaches

Posted by - October 19, 2016

Written By: Beth Nelson Over a two-decade span, ranging from ages 50 to 70½, investors will face multiple milestone decisions that will likely impact their retirement savings and portfolio. As you navigate through each decision, you’ll need to be aware of how rules governing Social Security, Medicare and your taxes will come into play. Take

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Ask Paula

Posted by - October 18, 2016

Written By Paula Lemme Dear Paula, My daughter is 13 and in 8th grade. She started having some trouble in school for the first time this year. The problem seems to be that many of her “friends” at school have hit puberty over the summer. Their bodies are changing, and apparently they have all become

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DROP THAT HOT DOG – MOVE THAT PLANE

Posted by - October 8, 2016

The legendary day a Coast Guard plane landed at Paul’s Place Famous Hot Dogs By Michael Raab Pass by Paul’s Place Famous Hot Dogs on Route 117 in Rocky Point, NC any day and chances are you will see Hondas, Harleys, mini vans, maxi trucks, pickups, SUVs, sports cars, and bicycles all in the same

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Mix Matched Tablescapes

Posted by - October 8, 2016

By Lynn Leake The summer company has gone back home, the children have gone back to school, and the extreme heat and humidity have come to an end. It’s time to relax and take a deep breath before the next wave of traveling family and friends arrive to celebrate the holidays. Really, the only pressure

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Legend of the Dram Tree

Posted by - October 8, 2016

By Paige Brown The year was 1585. Admiral Sir Richard Grenville stood at the bow, scanning the horizon with his spyglass. Leading his fleet of seven ships along the coast of the Carolinas toward the Outer Banks, he was unaware of the dangerously shifting shoals near the mouth of a river they had just passed.

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Fairy Tales

Posted by - October 1, 2016

Written By: Catrina Tomsich and Ariana Fronti Fashion can be inspired by different things, but for October we chose to submerge ourselves head first into the magical world of Fairies and Mermaids. For our Fairies we fitted them in white drapery gowns to vitalize the free flow movement of mystic characters. We added flower crowns

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