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Category: 2015 Spring Issue

Fun in the Sun: The Allure of the Riviera Maya

Fun in the Sun: The Allure of the Riviera Maya Once a compilation of small fishing villages, Riviera Maya, stretching along the Caribbean coast of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, has since been developed into a modern tourist corridor. White, seashell-less sand connects resort after resort—and is just as beautiful as the pictures you see while surfing […]

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Cottage Living — Cozy up on the Coast

By Jamie Penn. Previously published in the 2015 Spring Issue. Cottage Living – Cozy up on the Coast. A less-is-more, downsizing trend among homebuyers has sent developers, builders, and architects to the cottage-style drawing board. The term “cottage” fits neatly into the box of vernacular architecture, with roots in the late Anglo-Saxon, early Norman era […]

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Carolina Living: From the Coast to the Mountains

Carolina Living: From the Coast to the Mountains — Life in the Carolinas offers excitement and culture for all The Carolinas (both North and South) are welcoming an influx of new residents these days and who are discovering a way of life that’s about more than just warmer weather. But there’s not a single “Carolina […]

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Get Your Fanny in the Kitchen

From Cooking Demos to Catering, Cooking Star, Fanny Slater, Shares Her Love of Creative Cooking. Wilmington, NC’s Fanny Slater made it to the big time when she won Rachael Ray’s Great American Cookbook competition last May with her “Tastes Like Childhood” theme. Out of 1,000 entries from around the nation, months later, Fanny’s demonstration video […]

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