Exploring the culture, food, and traditions of North Carolina

Eastern NC

Oh Honey…

Oh Honey…

Well, here in Eastern NC, the rain just won’t stop. Wilmington has had 53″ of rain this year alone! Too much rain. Turns out, it’s had an effect in Western NC too. My mom, a first generation bee keeper, reported to me that her bees […]

A North Carolina Bloody Mary

A North Carolina Bloody Mary

If you’ve ever met me, you know I love a good Bloody Mary! And what’s better than a good Bloody Mary? One made with ingredients from right here in North Carolina! Awesome commercial fisherwoman Ana Shellem (stay tuned to our upcoming shellfish series with her […]

Weekend Links – July 8, 2018

Weekend Links – July 8, 2018

I hope everyone had a wonderful Fourth of July week! We are deep into Summer now, and I am loving it! The smells of fresh tomatoes and salt in the hot air call to me! I’ve been making the most of summer and traveling quite […]

A Day in Southport, NC

A Day in Southport, NC

Oftentimes when I have mentioned Southport, NC in conversation, people immediately ask me about Nicholas Sparks. To be fair, there have been a few movies filmed there and Nicholas Sparks does fondly write about southeastern North Carolina, but I don’t think Southport should be known […]