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Some of the Best Netflix Shows to Binge

In Tips & Tricks by Rebecca Altomare

While social distancing, it’s likely that you have a lot of extra time on your hands. What better way to catch up on all the latest Netflix shows? If you can’t think of anything to do this weekend, or if it’s a rainy day, that calls for some binge-watching. Check out some of the best Netflix shows to binge now! …

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Tired of the Indoors? Try These Outdoor Activities!

In Tips & Tricks by Rebecca Altomare

During this period of uncertainty and social distancing, it is inevitable that we will get stir crazy. Although we must remain at home and away from people, that doesn’t mean you have to lock yourself up all day. In fact, it would likely be beneficial to get some sunshine (following the rules of social distancing of course). If you find …

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Try these Crafts for National Crafting Month

In Tips & Tricks by Rebecca Altomare

March is National Crafting Month, and you are never too old for crafts. In fact, crafting is a way that many spend their free time. Whether you’re new to crafting or a seasoned professional, crafts can lead to beautiful home decor or thoughtful, unique gifts. Get inspired by these crafts to try for National Crafting Month! Colorful Coasters These colorful …

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The History of Leap Year

In Tips & Tricks by Rebecca Altomare

This year, 2020, is a leap year! Leap Day falls on February 29th almost every four years. Since this is a fact known to many, we often don’t pause and consider…why do we add one day to the calendar every four years? Who decided to make this a rule? The answer might surprise you! Discover the history of Leap Year. …

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Best Wedding Venues Near Holly Springs

In Holly Springs by Rebecca Altomare

February is the month of romance! Not only is February associated with Valentine’s Day, but it is also National Wedding Month! Continue the celebration of love throughout the month. If you and your special someone are planning on tying the knot at any point in the future, check out some of the best wedding venues near Holly Springs for your …

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Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes

In Food & Drink by Rebecca Altomare

Valentine’s Day is a holiday for love and romance, and of course, sweet treats. Whether you’re celebrating this holiday with that special someone, or some of your closest friends, it will be made better with a delicious dessert. Check out these Valentine’s Day dessert recipes to try! Valentine’s Day Oreo Pops These Valentine’s Day Oreo Pops by Happiness is Homemade …

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Heart-Healthy Recipes for American Heart Month

In Food & Drink, Tips & Tricks by Rebecca Altomare

February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States? American Heart Month strives to educate people on heart health, by raising awareness and sharing ways to prevent heart disease. In fact, there are plenty of ways to start taking better care of your heart. Being physically active …

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Peanut Butter Recipes for National Peanut Butter Day

In Food & Drink by Rebecca Altomare

For all of you peanut butter lovers out there, mark your calendars. January 24th is National Peanut Butter Day! Whether you enjoy a delicious dessert or a peanut buttery dish, check out these peanut butter recipes to try for this special day. Flourless Peanut Butter Protein Waffles We often think of the classic chocolate and peanut butter combo, but another …

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Visit the Holly Springs Farmers Market

In Holly Springs by Rebecca Altomare

Looking for a way to give back to your local community, but also cross grocery shopping off the list? Visit the Holly Springs Farmers Market on Saturday, January 18th to purchase local products and support the community. Known as North Carolina’s Most Celebrated Farmers Market, stop by from 9:30 am to 12 pm to explore baked goods, fresh vegetables, fruits …

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Visit Nickelpoint Brewing Co.

In Travel Around Holly Springs by Rebecca Altomare

If you’re looking for weekend plans and love craft beer, you’re in luck. Visit Nickelpoint Brewing Co. in Raleigh for good drinks and good times! In addition to their unique brews, they have many different events throughout the week. Perfect for a work happy hour or a weekend outing with family and friends, you’ll want to stop in and stay …