Entries by Jessica Patrick

Fairy Gardens: How to Build a Tiny World

Fairy gardens, along with plants and flowers, often feature tiny houses and lawn furniture, small gnomes and animals, and, of course, fairies – though the fairies are completely optional. Some people really get into the details when they build their fairy gardens by adding pebble walkways, miniature clotheslines, moss-covered hills and more.

Restaurants: Newk’s Eatery Opens in Cary

Newk’s is a fast-casual chain restaurant based in Jackson, Mississippi that specializes in Southern-inspired, made-from-scratch soups, sandwiches, salads and pizzas for lunch and dinner. The new Cary Newk’s is located beside the Goodberry’s on Kildaire Farm Road and takes the place of Hibernian Irish Pub.

Recipe: Gooey Chocolate Chip Cake Bars

There are a whole lot of chocolate chip cookie-lovers out there, and many of them – like me – prefer their cookies to be soft and gooey. That’s why I use this recipe – which includes cake mix – as an occasional alternative to your classic cookie.

Fest in the West: A New Cary Festival

Fest in the West, a brand-new Cary festival, will celebrate our areas’s rural roots and local gems with beer, food, three live bands, olde’ time demonstrations, homemade crafts, kids activities and more on Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Parkside Town Commons.