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Best Fruit Basket Shops!

Fresh fruit is a delicious and nutritious treat! Fresh fruit in a creative and colorful display and given as a gift is even better! During this holiday season, consider making someone’s Christmas special with a fresh fruit basket! The low-calorie, low-fat alternative will be sure to please just about everyone on your list! Here are some places in the Charlotte, NC area that provide fruit juiciness that is sure to bring joy this time of year!

CBS Charlotte–12/05/2011

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The Best Christmas Tree Farms!

Some of the world’s best Christmas tree farms are right here in North Carolina! You can choose from the freshest, tallest and shortest trees that were ever grown! Take a look inside and allow yourself to smell the pine! Christmas time is here and that perfect Christmas tree awaits arrival in your home!

CBS Charlotte–11/28/2011

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A Guide To Holiday Giving Through Loaves And Fishes

It’s the season of love, light and giving! There are so many ways in which you can give of your time, talents, money and efforts. Loaves and Fishes, one of many non-profit and charity organizations in Charlotte, helps provide groceries to residents in the Charlotte community and allows opportunity for them to receive nourishment and health!

CBS Charlotte–11/27/2011

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Best Places For Gourmet Cheese!

As we continue to experience all of the splendor of the holiday season, we all recognize that gift-giving is truly apart of the season! Gourmet cheeses and cheese spreads make wonderful gifts for friends, family and loved ones! Check out some stellar places in the Charlotte Metro area that offer one-of-a-kind gourmet cheese that is packable and powerfully delicious!

CBS Charlotte–11/26/2011

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A Guide To The Carolina Christmas At The Charlotte Motor Speedway!

The holiday season is in full swing! There is even holiday splendor even out at the Charlotte Motor Speedway! The “Carolina Christmas” offers a true and unique Christmas experience complete with lights, Christmas decorations and music! Check out how you and your family can have a magical and memorable time this year at the The Carolina Christmas At The Charlotte Motor Speedway!

CBS Charlotte–11/25/2011

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A Guide To The Holiday Lights At The Garden!

As this year’s holiday season takes shape, one integral part of it here in the Carolinas, is the “Holiday Lights at the Garden” at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden! Take part in all of the splendor and festivities during this year’s display!

CBS Charlotte–11/22/2011


Best Thanksgiving Cooking Apps For Your iPhone & Mobile Device!

So you are preparing the Thanksgiving meal this year and you are in need of help… cooking help! Well, you can be “thankful” for tremendous technological advances by way of apps that can help you cook a delicious meal!

CBS Charlotte–11/21/2011

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Guide To The Belk Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade

It’s the week of Thanksgiving and what better way to usher in the holiday season than with the annual Belk Carolinas’ Carrousel Parade! Each year, the parade brings together area businesses, corporations, students, drill teams, clowns and others who showcase the holiday spirit they have! Take time to come to know the parade and make sure you are apart of this year’s festivities Thursday!

CBS Charlotte–11/21/2011

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Best iPhone, Android & Blackberry Apps To Find Black Friday Deals!

When it comes to shopping for those loved ones during the holiday season, Black Friday is the most popular day… as well as the busiest! Retailers take it upon themselves to offer tremendous deals! But what about the long lines!?

CBS Charlotte–11/17/2011

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Best Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Dinner!

This Thanksgiving, how about being thankful for someone else taking on the cooking duties! Several restaurants in Charlotte and the surrounding area will be open for Thanksgiving, serving traditional and not-so-traditional Thanksgiving foods and spirits!

CBS Charlotte–11/15/2011