Staples for Your Southern Pantry

We are admittedly biased; we think that Southern-style food is second to none. Aptly known as comfort food, there is no denying that the belly-stuffing recipes that come out of a Southern kitchen start with ingredients not found in any ol’ pantry. Below are some staples for a soul warming food pantry. Cheerwine. Born in the …

Our Favorite Wilmington Food Trucks

Whether it’s a festival, farmers’ market, hardware store, or your favorite brewery, if you are in the Wilmington area, you are sure to find some great eats. Food trucks seem to be everywhere and are sometimes just as much of the draw to a place. Like many cities, Wilmington’s food truck industry has grown, combine …

Dazzling Wilmington Christmas Light Displays

Whether it’s the beautifully decorated historic homes and gardens, a lighted boat parade or the dazzling display at the Jeff Gordon Dealership as you enter town, Wilmington and the surrounding beaches are ready to ring in the holiday season. Here is a list of some great spots to take in the festive lights.  The NC …

Holiday DIY Decorations

It’s time to deck the halls friends! Just the thought of holiday traditions and family gatherings brings a smile to most people’s faces and evokes feelings of nostalgia and sweet anticipation. From the ornament-laden tree and decorated mantel all the way to the front porch, below are some ideas for making your home merry and …

Getting Involved in the Community

Fall has settled in, and the holidays are fast approaching; between all the cookie making and checking items off our gift list, a great way to positively impact another life and make a difference in the community is by volunteering. Whether donating your time at a soup kitchen, sponsoring a local family, helping deliver meals …

McAdams Homes Bonus Room

At McAdams Homes, our goal is to offer our customers creatively designed floor plans, while ensuring we provide you with the highest quality in new home construction. To that end, we strive to meet excellence in every detail of your home and offer you the flexibility of personalizing your plan with numerous design options to …

Wilmington Specialty Food Stores

The holidays are fast approaching, and as we prepare wonderful dishes to share with friends and family, we wanted to take this time to remind shoppers about the great specialty food markets in Wilmington that will hopefully bring inspiration to your holiday dishes. From international foods, imported groceries to fresh organic produce, small batch food …

Wilmington Area Markets

With the holidays fast approaching, this is a great time of year to visit the many markets around the Wilmington area offering up everything from artisan wares and one-of-a-kind jewelry to photography and art, to kitchen items and specialty ingredients. Check out the below markets and savor some local produce, browse the handcrafted goods, and …

Our Favorite Fall Soups

One of the best things about fall are all the seasonal soups and abundance of comfort foods that seem to nourish our souls and help get us feeling warm and cozy in no time. Below are some recipes that we think are delicious and will be sure to give you full and happy bellies. So grab a …

Fall Crafting for a Cozy Home

Autumn is on our doorsteps, figuratively and literally – as you drive around town, more and more folks have started readying their fall décor. We hate to see summer go but there is something magical about cuddling up near a fire in your cozy home in the fall. So, we are here to get you …