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Be Prepared This Black Friday

Man holding shopping bags with presents on the street
When some people hear the words “Black Friday,” they may feel stressed and anxious. For some, this is an occasion to avoid at all costs. However, Black Friday shopping is highly popular in Farmville, NC, and across the country. On this day, retailers typically have big sales and incentives. Large... [read more]

Your Last-Minute Turkey Day Checklist

Young woman in blue warm sweater sitting near the big window of coffee shop and writing a Christmas shopping list with cup of blue latte. Planning Christmas holidays. Organising and planning concept.
Thanksgiving is arguably a time in which you will have the biggest feast of the year. However, this holiday isn’t just about the food. You will have people to invite and entertain, a home to clean and get ready, and décor to set up. For example, you want to create... [read more]

Try These Delicious Fall Desserts

Variety of homemade autumn pies. Apple, pumpkin and pecan. Top down view table scene on a rustic wood background.
As summer has given way to another fall season, the types of foods you prepare and eat may change a bit. This is especially true when it comes to desserts. You probably won’t be spending as much time at outdoor picnics or by the pool the rest of the year.... [read more]

Delicious Halloween Recipes To Spruce Up Your Party

Halloween gingerbread cookies in plate on wooden table
Halloween is an excellent time for getting together with your friends and family. And whether you plan a big party or a small gathering, you’ll need snacks and food to serve. But you also want food that fits with the Halloween theme. Serve up these delicious Halloween recipes to spruce... [read more]

Decorate Your Home For Halloween

Front view of put out jack-o'-lanterns and pumpkins surrounded by colorful lit candles and Halloween adornments by the window.
Decorating for Halloween is a fun chance to get into the “spirit” of the holiday. And there are tons of ways you can showcase Halloween around your home. From the front porch to the living room, you can incorporate your own style while celebrating. Try these tips for decorating your... [read more]

Enjoy Lunch At Little Rocket

Typical diner breakfast
Since 1963, Little Rocket has been a landmark and a delicious place to grab some grub. And since 1997, the Strickland family has owned Little Rocket and carried on the tradition of diner food done the Farmville way. From the iconic cheese biscuits to their sweet pies and desserts, there’s... [read more]

DIY Your Home With These Fall Crafts

White pumpkin with painted leaves and the word fall on a table with paint, paint brushes, and fall sweaters
Beyond the beautiful leaves changing colors and the smell of home-baked goodies, fall is a time when many people decorate their homes. If this is something you enjoy, there’s no need to spend money buying items. Instead, you can make crafts that look incredible. Although you can find thousands of... [read more]

How To Combat Your Cold This Fall

sick family blowing noses
Especially after a long, hot summer, fall is a welcomed relief. Not only do the outside temperatures get cooler, but also, the landscape changes beautifully. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when many people come down with a cold. Because you want to enjoy fall and all the... [read more]

6 Tips For Fall Lawn Care

Mother and son playing in backyard with gardening equipment
When driving around, it’s easy to see who works hard in their yards and who doesn’t. At the first sign of spring, many people begin to work on their yard by weeding, fertilizing, and mowing. However, they don’t do all the work during those two seasons. A great way to... [read more]

Plan Your Labor Day Menu

Enjoying 4th July BBQ hamburger
While the warm weather continues in many places, Labor Day can feel like summer’s last hurrah. Many people love to get together with family and friends and celebrate with a cookout. Of course, one of the best parts of Labor Day is the food, full of delicious flavors from on... [read more]