holiday happenings

December 18, 2018

Another December week has passed, and we are all another step closer to concluding one year and beginning the next!  Down here, on the Carolina coast, there is rarely a corner that doesn’t feel the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. We may not live in a huge metropolitan area, but we have our own special way of celebrating, and it all starts with honoring local traditions.  A good… [Read More…]

bell custom homes brings local family home for the holidays

December 15, 2018

For many years now, Brunswick Forest has been a valued coastal community destination in Southeastern North Carolina.  With our location not far from the water, it’s easy to get used to the idea of being coastal by nature. Living in paradise with all the amenities you expect, makes life good.  But as any native will tell you, the weather can keep you on your toes during certain times of the… [Read More…]

holiday cooking tips from chef scott

December 13, 2018

Brunswick Forest knows that community is very important, and that preparing the right holiday meal for family and friends helps to bring everyone together.  But that doesn’t mean that meal prep can’t be a battle in itself!  Brunswick Forest’s very own Chef Scott, head chef at The Forest at Cape Fear National, divulges some valuable time saving tips in the kitchen this season.  Helping you to spend less time worrying… [Read More…]

ugly sweater parties: the origin

December 11, 2018

Being situated near the water, the holiday season at Brunswick Forest is very much alive and in tune with the spirit of southern living.  For one thing, it’s certainly warmer and lacking in the snow department; just another one of the standard amenities that make this area wonderful this time of the year.  So, what really comes to mind when thinking of the holidays?  Stockings, candy canes, chestnuts roasting on… [Read More…]

meet the tuckers & mahogany rock tree farm

December 5, 2018

Often times it doesn’t officially feel like the holidays until you’ve picked out your holiday wreath or tree. Selecting a tree becomes a tradition each year that leaves lasting memories of the magic of the holidays on us all. There’s something special about finding that perfect tree for your home. If you are still on the hunt for that perfect tree or wreath to hang on your front door, look… [Read More…]