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Getting Kids to Play Outside

Playing outside used to be kids’ main form of entertainment. As a kid, I only went inside for food, water and much-needed sunblock. These days, the explosion of personal cell phones, tablets and gaming devices means it’s harder to get your kids to play outside. And that’s unfortunate since playing outside gives children a chance… Continue reading Getting Kids to Play Outside

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Celebrating Mom

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably thinking about ways thank your mom for everything she’s done for you. But why just limit it to one day of appreciation? Here are some ideas for nice things to do for your mom or the mother of your children to help her celebrate Mother’s Day all… Continue reading Celebrating Mom

Community · Scholarship · Seasonal

2nd Annual Turkey Call Scholarship

For our second year in a row, Colonial Insurance Agency is the proud sponsor of the annual $500 Turkey Call Contest, to be given to the Orange County high school senior who can demonstrate their best turkey call. We are happy to announce this year’s winner is Kevin Barth. Kevin is a senior at Chapel Hill… Continue reading 2nd Annual Turkey Call Scholarship

Community · Tips and Tricks

Hacks to Help Organize the Garage

Would you believe that some organization experts estimate that 30 percent of all garages don’t even house a car? That’s because people would rather use their garage as a storage shed than a home for their vehicles. If this sounds like you—or if space is getting tight—you might want to add your garage to your… Continue reading Hacks to Help Organize the Garage

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Gardening for Beginners: Why You Should Try It

Did you know that 45 minutes of weeding can burn almost as many calories as 30 minutes of high-impact aerobics? In fact, gardening can help you reduce pain, improve mental health, and even protect your home. If you’ve been thinking about picking up a new hobby, there are plenty of reasons to try gardening and plenty of ways to get… Continue reading Gardening for Beginners: Why You Should Try It

Community · Customer Relations · Hillsborough Current Events

2nd Annual Turkey Call Scholarship

Colonial Insurance Agency is happy to announce we will be holding our 2nd Annual Turkey Call Scholarship Contest this coming April. Just like last year, we invite any Orange County high school seniors to show off their talents, performing their best Cutt, Yelp, and Fly Down Cackle. Judges will decide the best turkey caller, and… Continue reading 2nd Annual Turkey Call Scholarship

Community · Home Insurance · Tips and Tricks

The Ultimate New Home To-Do List

Congratulations, you are the proud new owner of your very own home! This is the single biggest and most important purchase you will ever make. It’s a rite of passage that you should be incredibly proud of completing, whether it’s your first or third home purchase. Finding the perfect home is never easy and likely… Continue reading The Ultimate New Home To-Do List