NC Made Guide: Tiny House Getaway in the NC Mountains

The chill in the air has us dreaming of brisk walks through the woods and breath-taking Blue Ridge views, so we're planning a trip to a tiny house in the North Carolina mountains!

February 05, 2020 by Cathleen Cueto

9 Ways to Use Asheville Grey Tea


How do you take your tea? We usually prefer ours with cream and Cloister Honey, but the distinct flavors of Calendula and bergamot in our favorite Asheville Grey Tea have inspired us to think beyond the mug.

January 13, 2020 by Cathleen Cueto


We pride ourselves on finding the best NC foods, but when it comes to our gift guide we don't stop at the snacks. This year's list has even more of our favorite non-perishable products by NC makers we adore. 

December 08, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto
Tags: gift guide

Recipe: Blueberry Jam Crumble Bars

Recipe: Blueberry Jam Crumble Bars

We used My Neighbor's Blueberry Jam from Crow Bar Farm Foods to make this sweet treat that is equally wonderful squared up as an afternoon snack, or warmed, with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for dessert. 

November 10, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto
Tags: recipe

NC Food Road Trip: Top 5 Food Destinations in NC

We're probably not alone in admitting that we plan all of our trips around meals, but this time we're putting food first in our list of the top five food experiences worth traveling for, found all across our great state.

October 01, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto

Recipe: Sweet Potato Snacking Cake

Sweet Potato Spice Snacking Cake with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

The glorious sweet potato! North Carolina is one of the most prolific producers of this absurdly versatile tuber, so we created a dessert to celebrate its divine wonder -- here's our most requested recipe!

September 03, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto

NC Made Guide: 5 Best Swimming Holes in NC

Sennett Hole aka Turtle Hole

There are loads of hidden quarries and waterfalls tucked all over North Carolina -- we've rounded up our top 5 with suggestions on where to stop for a bite to eat while you're at it. 

August 06, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto

NC Made Cookbook Club: A Baker's Year

NC Made Cookbook Club: Bakers Year

The newest chapter in the NC Made Cookbook Club saga had us flipping through the flour-dusted pages of Tara Jensen's beautiful cookbook/memoir A Baker's Year with eager eyes and watery mouths. 

July 09, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto

NC Food Road Trip : 15 Best Food Festivals in NC

North Carolina is full of incredible restaurants, world-renowned chefs, and unique food experiences -- including local food festivals! We've rounded up a short list of all the best food festivals in NC.

May 31, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto

NC Made Mother's Day Gift Guide

NC Made Mother's Day Gift Guide

We love helping you find thoughtful gifts for all of the special mother-figures in your life. Here's our round-up of other also-totally-amazing items handmade by female artists, makers, and designers from across NC.

April 22, 2019 by Cathleen Cueto