October, 2015

Pear Cranberry Pie Recipe

Starting in November, beautiful cranberries start appearing in the grocery stores. I usually pick up a few bags for cranberry sauce, but there’s no…

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Tight Knit

Creativity, common interests pull craft fans together In our mass-produced world, people still appreciate the handmade and the one-of-a-kind. Even in tech-happy Western Wake,…

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Why Not Pie?

With recipe! It’s that time of year! The holiday season is the time for that sweet and tasty treat that always makes your mouth…

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Home for the Holidays

Outside their duplex with the cozy brick fireplace, 7-year-old Monica rides her scooter after school under the watchful eye of big sister Damia, 13…

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The Real Deal

Main Image: M. C. Escher, Smaller and Smaller, 1956, wood engraving and woodcut in black and brown, printed from four blocks, 15 x 15…

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Comfort Food

As the weather turns cooler, we snuggle in to enjoy hearty soups and cheesy casseroles. But for those living in food insecurity, the outlook…

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Scary, Spooky Fall Fun

What is it about fall that makes otherwise-reasonable people want to dress up and seek out fright? We don’t know, but here’s a sampling…

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What’s New At the Fair

The North Carolina State Fair starts today! You know what that means — Ferris  wheels, live music, fun exhibits and deep-fried peanut butter pickles…

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Get Lost!

Aw, get lost! Opportunity abounds to do just that, in fun corn mazes and pumpkin patches across Western Wake. Here’s a town-by-town breakdown of…

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