Have a Healthy Thanksgiving!

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Are you looking to stay on track with healthy eating this holiday season? Maintaining your healthy eating habits may seem impossible from Thanksgiving through New Year’s. Gatherings with family and friends, work and school parties and other social events are often focused around the traditional holiday foods. This holiday season,

Have a Healthy Halloween!

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Halloween is just a few short days away which means most kids are gearing up for a fun night of trick or treating! Much of the Halloween holiday is centered around dressing up and going door to door looking for sweet treats. While the focus of Halloween for kids may

5 New School Lunch Ideas

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We are almost 2 months into the new school year which has many parents and kids looking to mix things up when it comes to packed lunches. After a while, the traditional peanut butter and jelly or ham and cheese sandwich tend to get old for kids. Adding variety to

Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches and More!!!

  Gross Farms Location: 1606 Pickett Rd , Sanford, NC What They Have: Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, Jellies, Apples and more. Online: www.grossfarms.com West Produce Location: 2026 Hayes Rd, Spring Lake, NC 28390 What They Have: Fresh Fruit, Veggies, Hayrides and Pumpkin Picking Pricing: Call 910-497-7443 Kalawi Farm Location: Behind Ben's Ice Cream in Eagle Springs on Hwy 211 What

Boost your Energy!

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Are you feeling tired and sluggish more often than you would like?  Follow these 5 tips to fight fatigue and get through the day feeling energized! EAT!  Eat a balanced diet with carbohydrates, fats, and proteins throughout the day. Do not skip meals or avoid any of these important macronutrients as

2016 Vacation Bible Schools

First Baptist Church Southern Pines Summer Mission Trip When: June 18th- 26th Ages: 7-12 years old Click here for more information!   Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church When: June 28-30th from 9:00am-12:00pm Ages: 3 and older Click here for more information!   Faith Baptist Church When: July 18th - 22nd from 6:30 - 9 pm Ages: 4 yrs old - 12th Grade Click here for more

5 Tips to Healthier Grilling

With the summer months quickly approaching, many Americans are firing up their grills with their favorite foods. While it was once thought that grilling food was a fool proof healthy cooking method, more recent research suggests that certain precautions must be taken to ensure a healthy meal. When meat is

Kids Yoga at Cool Asana yoga studio!

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Hot and Cool Asana yoga studios in Southern Pines offers a variety of classes for people of all ages and ability levels. Classes are offered in hot, warm, and cool temperature rooms and typically range from 60-90 minutes in length. Both Hot and Cool Asana offer classes almost continuously throughout the

Lowes Build & Grow Clinic

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Lowes Build and Grow clinics are free classes offered by Lowes once or twice a month for children to build and create a designated project. These interactive workshops give children the opportunity to build a hands-on wooden project. To guarantee a spot in the workshop you must register your child

Eat Green this St. Patty’s Day!

Make this St. Patty’s day a year to remember and get festive with fun snack foods for your little ones! Add variety to your usual go to snacks by incorporating some festive fun that will make your child’s snack a more enjoyable experience. As always, snacks should consist of primarily healthy foods

Make Your Own Baby Food!

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Choose your machine: There are variety of options out there such as popular baby food makers that will steam and then puree your baby food and other more basic options such as a baby food grinder or food mill that will chop or puree. Popular baby food makers include the

Food Dyes: Are they safe?

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Why all the fuss? Unless you’ve been living under a rock over the past few years, you’ve probably heard some of the controversy as to the safety of consuming food dyes. The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) states “the Food and Drug Administration is failing to protect children

Birthday Parties

Looking for a venue to host your child's next birthday party? There is something for everyone here in the Sandhills no matter what kind of activities your child is into. From bowling to horse back riding to art and crafts, read on to find your child's next birthday celebration! Southern Pines/Aberdeen/Pinehurst

The Sweet Stuff

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The Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends following a healthy eating pattern that limits added sugars and to consume no more than 10 percent of calories from added sugar. Similarly, the American Heart Association recommends no more than 100 calories per day, or about 6 teaspoons of sugar for woman and

Day Trip Activities for Families and Kids- Raleigh area

401 Par Golf- Mini Golf 5715 Fayetteville Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 919-772-5261 http://401pargolf.com/?page_id=46 Adventure Landing 3311 Capital Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27604 919-872-1688 http://www.adventurelanding.com/parks/raleigh/ Blue Jay Point County Park 3200 Pleasant Union Church Rd., Raleigh, NC 27614 919-870-4330 http://www.wakegov.com/parks/bluejay/Pages/default.aspx BounceU of Apex 3419 Apex Peakway Apex, NC 27502 919-303-3368 apex.nc@bounceu.com Buffaloe Lanes 151 High House Rd.,Cary, NC 27511 919-468-8684 http://buffaloelanes.com/ Buffaloe Lanes 5900 Oak Forest Drive, Raleigh, NC  27616 919-876-5681 http://buffaloelanes.com/ Buffaloe Lanes 6701 Fayetteville Rd,

Organics: Sustainable or Fad?

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The topic of going organic is gaining momentum in conversations from nutrition blogs, to talk shows, to books and magazines; organics are everywhere. The organic food industry has seen extraordinary growth over the past few years as organic products are available in supermarkets now more than ever. According to the

Healthy Snacks for Kids

Providing healthful snacks for children can be a challenging task. It is easy to fall into a snack rut where you feel like you are serving the same snacks over and over again. Providing a variety of snacks is important both nutritionally and for enjoyment in eating for children. Ideally

Vass and Cameron Moore County Cub Scout sign up

I would like to remind all Vass and Cameron area/Moore County area residents that we have our final Cub Scout sign up night for the Vass/Cameron Pack #810 Monday  September 14th at 7:00 pm! Please come on by even if just to talk about scouting if you are interested in

Dental Derby Pediatric Dentistry

10564 US Hwy 15-501, Suite E, Southern Pines, NC 28387 (In the shopping center with Dickey's BBQ and Massage Envy) Hours: Monday - Friday 7am - 2pm by appointment only Phone: 910-My-Derby (693-3729) Email: info@dentalderby.com Website: www.dentalderby.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dentalderby Sandhillskids Card Offer: We offer free athletic mouthguards to patients. Dental Derby is a patient-centered pediatric dental office specializing in the oral

Pinehurst Orthopedic Group, P.A.

4208 Murdocksville Rd Pinehurst, NC 28374 Phone:  910-295-7070 Fax: 910-295-7447 Email: bgoodridge@pinehursthipknee.com Website: www.pinehurstortho.com Pinehurst Orthopedic Group, P.A. is focused on the unique medical and lifestyle needs of each and every patient. We offer a comprehensive approach using a highly qualified team to meet your unique needs and keep the focus always on the quality of your

Kristin Mueller – Sell/Buy your home in Moore County NC

Coldwell Banker Advantage Website: http://kristinmueller.homescba.com Email Her: kmueller@homescba.com 190 Turner Street Suite D Southern Pines NC 28387 910-693-3300 Office 910-693-3301 Fax 910-691-1041 Cell Read Kristin's Zillow Reviews here:  Kristin-Mueller Pinehurst Real Estate Zillow Reviews/ Kristin Mueller joins the Coldwell Banker Advantage team with years of experience helping people find their next home. With a background in social work and

Military Discounts for Health and Safety Courses!

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Did you know? Military members and their dependents are eligible for a discount when registering for Health and Safety Services courses! These include, First Aid/CPR/AED - courses, Caregiving, and Aquatics. Contact us here at the Moore County Chapter office at 910-692-8571, or please call 1-800-RedCross for more information.

Food Banks, Pantries and Soup Kitchens in the Sandhills

Below are all of the Emergency Food Programs provided through Food Pantries and Soup Kitchens in Southern Pines, NC and surrounding cities. Sandhills - Moore Coalition for Human Care, Inc. 910-693-1600 Southern Pines, NC 28387 The Arc of Moore, Inc. 910-692-8272 Southern Pines, NC 28387 Pentecostal Assembly of Jesus Christ 910-944-2945 Southern Pines, NC 28387 Southern Pines

Yard Sales Directory

SANFORD Multi-Family Garage Sale - CHEAP PRICES (247 Palace Drive, Sanford, NC) Sunday, November 10th, 7 am - 12 noon. LOTS of ANTIQUES, Antique Singer sewing machine and table, small kitchen appliances, furniture, dishes, knife sets, curtains, blankets, lamps, patio umbrella, bedding, toys, Fantasia Crystal, Sheraton Sterling Silver set, Silver-Plated Desk Set, Holiday

First Home Run!

Dylan Morgan hit his first over the fence homerun at the winter World Series in rocky mount. He hit it at Gillette stadium in Wilson against Virginia stars 225ft and he is only 8! His mother, father, and older brother Trevor are very proud of him! Congratulations Dylan!  From SandhillsKids.com  

Rainy Day activities to do with your kids

Looking for some boredom-busting ideas to get you through a rainy day with the kids?? Here are some ways to spend a rainy day: Painting! Building forts. Reading books… in forts. Snuggling. Grilled cheese sandwiches with tomato soup. Baking sweet treats. Tea party. Doodling. Puddle jumping! Making bread. From scratch. Drawing on the windows with dry erase markers. Playing with stickers! Whipping up a

Tips and Volunteer Opportunity from Fayetteville Beautiful

Use reusable containers when possible Recycle bottles, cans, paper, and plastics Use trash containers with tightly fitting lids Adopt a street/site and keep it clean Discourage family and friends from littering Provide adequate trash and recycling containers, place conspicuously and empty often Encourage public officials to enforce the litter laws Report litter violations Support Fayetteville Beautiful with your

Safety Tips for Trick or Treating

Going trick-or-treating? Swords, knives, and similar costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. Fasten reflective tape to costumes and bags to help drivers see you. Examine all treats for choking hazards and tampering before eating them. Limit the amount of treats you

Fall Cleanup Checklist

Inside Your House Wash all windows. Use glass cleaner, or one squirt of dishwashing liquid in a spray bottle filled with water, and wipe down with a microfiber cloth. Vacuum dusty canvas, cotton, and treated fabric blinds. Use a low setting with a brush attachment. Vinyl shades can be wiped down with a dampened

Ways you can weatherize your home

Are you ready? Now's the time to start getting your home ready for the winter months. Here's an autumn to-do list of 10 easy tips: 1. Clean those gutters Once the leaves and pine needles fall, remove them and other debris from your home's gutters -- by hand, by scraper or spatula, and

Lone Star Steakhouse Kids Eat Free

At Lone Star Steakhouse kids eat free all day every TUESDAY!!! Every day deserves a great steak, and Lone Star Steakhouse delivers. Their committed to providing a unique steakhouse experience, offering one-of-a-kind flavorful food and outstanding service. From the grill to the table, they want your meal to be memorable.