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Ruxta Realty's 12 Days of Christmas Lights

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Wilmington has so much to offer, and at this time of year our residents really deliver with some amazing Christmas lights displays. Here is a list of 12 of our favorites. We hope you enjoy, and please share this list with your friends.

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CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICES for 2014

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

If you are looking to celebrate the religious meanings of the holidays, our area is filled with welcoming houses of worship and a variety of special services.

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Wilmington's Top 10 Local Gift Ideas for Christmas 2014

Posted by Elizabeth Elrod & filed under City.

Looking for unique local gift ideas for your loved ones? Look no further. Here are this years top 10 gift ideas for giving that unique gift only found in our own Port City.

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Shop Local this Christmas

Posted by Elizabeth Elrod & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Support the local merchants who make Wilmington a great place to shop. The Buy Local ILM Facebook page is also a great spot to check for updates on local markets, pop-up shops and holiday events.

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FOR THE KIDS AT CHRISTMAS

Posted by Jason Wenger & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

There are lots of big happenings for little people around the Port City this holiday season. Watch their eyes light up listening to the Polar Express and their faces glow while decorating gingerbread cookies.

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PHOTO OPPS WITH SANTA

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Looking around town for that special place to bring your kids to sit in Santa's lap? Here's a roundup of local Santa sightings...

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SANTA PAWS

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Don't forget that your furry friends might want to spill their secret wishes to Santa, too. These locations welcome pets on Santa's lap...

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HOLIDAY PERFORMANCES

Posted by Sherry Inman & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

There's nothing like taking in a live holiday performance to get you in the spirit. Check out the local talent in a plethora of performances this December.

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Kid-Free Christmas Errands

Posted by Christa Preville & filed under Lifestyle.

What happens when the holiday sparkle has faded from too much quality time? Give each other a break at these drop-off child care spots and you’ll be sure to keep the season the merriest of all!

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Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree

Posted by Jason Wenger & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

If you want the experience of cutting down a beautifully full spruce, fir or cedar then you’ll have to get in the car. But luckily, you can make a day-trip out of the excursion.

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Fight the Holiday Bulge

Posted by Christa Preville & filed under Lifestyle.

In between those holiday parties and marathon shopping trips, take time for yourself and stay in shape. Find some outdoor action this month and hit the pavement to burn those holiday calories.

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ILM Loves A Parade!

Posted by Nick Geczi & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

The Wilmington Holiday Parade is a magical night of marching bands, floats, entertainers and of course, Santa Claus.

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GIVING BACK

Posted by Sherry Inman & filed under City.

If you believe it’s truly better to give than to receive, then look no further than our own community for Christmas donations this year. Check out Wilmington Gives Back to find organizations focused on issues of interest to you.

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Who Rescued Who?

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

We lost our dog, Roxanne, last month after 16 years. So, in honor of Roxanne, I would like to share some resources for pet adoption organizations in the greater Wilmington area that specialize in certain breeds and those four-legged fellas that have no pedigree.

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Thankful for a Crafty Thanksgiving

Posted by Christa Preville & filed under Lifestyle.

I know a lot of my crafty friends are inspired by various holidays, but I get crafty around Thanksgiving. I am not even sure why, but I just love Thanksgiving crafts! So, I’ve compiled a list of my 10 favorite things to make on Turkey Day. Get your glue gun and art supplies ready!

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A Canadian Thanksgiving in the South

Posted by Nancy Trout & filed under Lifestyle.

I was born and raised in Toronto. And believe it or not, Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving, too! Just on a different day.

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College Bound

Posted by Elizabeth Elrod & filed under Lifestyle.

North Carolina colleges and universities are constantly recognized as the top higher-education institutions in the country, and its public colleges are some of the best-priced options nationwide.

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My New Adventure

Posted by Sherry Inman & filed under Buying a Home.

I love this business because I get to help others make their dreams come true. What could be better than that?

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Talkin’ Turkey: What to Do with All Those Leftovers

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under Lifestyle.

A Simple Turkey Chili recipe to add some spice to those leftovers.

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Is Travel Soccer Right for Your Child?

Posted by Jason Wenger & filed under Lifestyle.

Considering letting your child join a travel team? Here is some personal insight that may help with your decision.

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KID MEAL DEALS!

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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What to Do After the Turkey Settles

Posted by Elizabeth Elrod & filed under Lifestyle.

If you’re looking for ideas on how to get out after the massive meal, burn off some calories and savor the crisp fall air, look no further. We’ve got several for you.

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Thanksgiving Cheat Sheet

Posted by Sherry Inman & filed under Lifestyle.

For those aspiring Food Network stars who have the time and talent, Thanksgiving dinner can be a joy to prepare. For the rest of us, we are happy to take a few short cuts.

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Wilmington's Top Neighborhoods - A Focus on 5 of our Areas Greatest Offerings

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Neighborhood.

This month we are focused on the 5 of Wilmington's largest and most sought after communities: Porters Neck Plantation, Autumn Hall, Landfall, Brunswick Forest, and Helms Port.

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Autumn Hall Porters Neck Plantation Landfall Brunswick Forest Helms Port

Keep Your Eye on the Ball: Where to Watch Football in the Port City

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Check out this guide for Wilmington’s best spots to catch an NFL or college football game.

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Porters Neck Plantation - An Award Winning Neighborhood

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Neighborhood.

Where to Retire magazine has named Porters Neck Plantation as one of the 100 Best Master Planned Communities in America.

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Porters Neck Plantation

Brunswick Forest

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Neighborhood.

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Brunswick Forest

OPEN HOUSE EVENT - This Saturday (10/18) 12-4pm in Country Haven

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Buying a Home.

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Country Haven

Weekends in Wilmington - Labor Day Weekend

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Weekends in Wilmington - August 15 - 17 - Wahine Classic and A "Brunch" of Classic Cars

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

Not quite ready for Summer to be over? We aren’t either! So…here are a few ideas to help you enjoy your weekend and to keep summer alive for a little longer!

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Laurenbridge - A New Home Community for Fall 2014

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Laurenbridge

Sales on Rogue Townes off to Strong Start

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Rogue Townes

Weekends in Wilmington - Feeling BLUE?

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Weekends in Wilmington - Father's Day Edition

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under What To Do Around Wilmington.

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Second Home at The Beach - A Weekly Blog (This Week is Wrightsville Beach)

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Second Homes.

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Lookout Harbour Condos

Helms Port… A new Intracoastal Waterway Community

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Helms Port

Buying Something New and Keeping Your Current Home, Too!

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Buying a Home.

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$5,000 Towards Closing Costs!!!

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Grayson Park Village Park at West Bay Estates The Park at Willowick Deer Crossing Lantana Crossing

6 Essential Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

Posted by David Howell & filed under Buying a Home.

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The Creek at Willowick Breaks Ground (aka… The Park at Willowick Phase 2)

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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The Creek at Willowick The Park at Willowick

Business Spotlight -- Big Sky Design

Posted by David Howell & filed under City.

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Top 10, No... 11 Places to See Christmas Lights in Wilmington

Posted by David Howell & filed under City.

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10 Tips from a Buyer’s Agent on Showing Your Home

Posted by David Howell & filed under Selling a Home.

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What’s Up in Wilmington Series “Beaches” (Carolina & Kure Beaches)

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under City.

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11 Reasons Why You Should List During the Holiday Season

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Selling a Home.

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Before You Leap...

Posted by David Howell & filed under Buying a Home.

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Pirate Cove Caneel Cove Sawgrass The Reserve at Masonboro Upper Reach Masonboro Beasley on Masonborough Beaver Creek

Public School Alternatives - Early College High School

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Schools in the Greater Wilmington, NC area.

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What's Up in Wilmington - WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under City.

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Builder Spotlight - Stevens Fine Homes

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

There are a lot of builders in the greater Wilmington, NC area, but Craig Stevens with Stevens Fine Homes is outselling the closest competition by almost double!

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Lantana Crossing The Park at Willowick Deer Crossing Stones Edge Village Park at West Bay Estates Woodlake at Lords Creek Saylors Watch

Income Producing Duplex in Country Haven - Perfect for Live/Rent and Investors!

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

Well-maintained duplex features TWO 2-BR/2-BA units (rented), approx 1200SF ea. Nearly 3/4 acres in peaceful Country Haven. Ideal for live/rent or investor with $1,750 income/month.

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Country Haven

The Other Side of The Fence – Top 5 Lessons Learned from an Agent Turned Buyer

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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The Park at Willowick Mallory Creek Plantation Deer Crossing Woodlake at Lords Creek The Registry at Vineyard Plantation Village Park at West Bay Estates Lantana Crossing

Stevens Fine Homes Releases Pricing on Lantana Crossing

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Lantana Crossing The Park at Willowick Woodlake at Lords Creek The Registry at Vineyard Plantation

Great NEW PRICE on this Beautiful Home in Shelmore at Brunswick Forest

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Brunswick Forest

What's Up in Wilmington - DOWNTOWN

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under City.

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Lantana Crossing - New Stevens Fine Homes Neighborhood

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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Lantana Crossing

A great before and after comparison of professional photography

Posted by Robert2 Preville & filed under Buying a Home.

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A list of Year-Round, Magnet & Charter Schools in Wilmington, NC

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Schools in the Greater Wilmington, NC area.

Public School Alternatives Today’s Installment … Year-Round, Magnet & Charter Schools including their areas of focus, admission process and special requirements in the Wilmington, NC metro area.

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Free Infographic: Professional Photography Nets You More For Your Home!

Posted by Robert2 Preville & filed under Selling a Home.

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Brookwood

New Home Prices On The Rise in Wilmington, NC

Posted by Karen Harmon & filed under Buying a Home.

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The Park at Willowick Deer Crossing Stones Edge Mallory Creek Plantation The Registry at Vineyard Plantation Woodlake at Lords Creek

Public School Alternatives - Today’s Installment… Homeschooling

Posted by Sandie Loudermilk & filed under Schools in the Greater Wilmington, NC area.

Oh yes! I remember it well. The day my best friend mentioned we should homeschool our children. I’m pretty sure my mouth dropped open in disbelief because I’d told her recently that I would NEVER homeschool (and I’m pretty sure I said “never ever ever”)!

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Preparing Your Home For Sale

Posted by Randy Harmon & filed under Selling a Home.

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How do I negotiate the sale of my home?

Posted by Robert2 Preville & filed under Selling a Home.

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