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New Bern, NC. My Happy Place

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Gift Basket Villas’ transitions to New Bern, NC

Small Business Owner finds Quaint Town in NC

As a small business owner (Gift Basket Villas), I was on a quest to find a quaint little town to grow some roots. I wasn’t sure it was something I could find and not really sure my gift basket business would thrive outside of a large city, but it was worth a try.

I was pleasantly surprised when I’ve recently found this beautiful little town,  New Bern, NC. Most people seem to have heard of it as a town on the way to the beaches, but for whatever the reason, it still appears to be a well kept secret.  This small town appears to be growing in leaps and bounds.

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It seems that a small percentage of natives still live here, however a lot of the folks I’ve met seem to have moved from elsewhere and lots of outsiders are moving in. This is evident in my encounters and I feel an embracing of diversity, new and different cultures and ideas.

New Bern is a charming little town. 

The streets are lined with gold…leaves that is, from the Ginkgo Biloba tree, in  downtown New Bern.

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With the summer and humidity, New Bern may not be for everyone but I’ve decided it is where I am going to live the rest of my life. I have found the most beautiful area to live in and am not sure how this accident came about that I found it.

Gift Baskets in the Harbour

Keep an eye out for other articles about the evolution of experience as a small business owner in a small town and gift basket villas. I am very excited about this part of my adventure. I’ll keep you posted.

Read more about New Bern, NC:

http://www.city-data.com/forum/coastal-north-carolina/69588-thoughts-new-bern-nc-22.html#ixzz3sQE9jqrG

http://www.bestplaces.net/city/north_carolina/new_bern

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