Here in North Carolina the state’s 50,000+ farmers produce over 80 different kinds of commodities. This includes over 50 different types of produce, making NC one of the most diverse agricultural states in the country! (You can't beat our fresh fruit and vegetables, IMHO!) To see what fruits and … [Read more...] about Tips to Pick and Store the Freshest Summer Fruit
If you have followed me for any length of time you know that I am NOT a morning person. I have to wake up at 5:45 am every weekday to make sure my 17 & 15 yos get ready for school. I go back to bed until 6:45 am when I wake up my middle schooler. Back to bed again and up at 7:20 am to wake up … [Read more...] about Fresh from the Farmers Market: Jalapeño Popper Burger Bombs made with NC Beef from D’s Beef and Bees
Do you remember the "good old days" when you were told first thing in the morning to "go outside and play" and you played with your friends until the street lights came on? You went home when you were hungry, and when your mom yelled out the door for you to come inside. And if you didn't come home … [Read more...] about Go outside and play!
Disclosure: This shop, “Road Trip Treasure Hunt” has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripOil #CollectiveBias With my husband temporarily working out of state, our household bills have doubled while his salary basically stayed the … [Read more...] about Road Trip Treasure Hunt
I don't know what the weather is like where you're located, but the summer heat has already made an appearance here in North Carolina. We had the hottest day of the year on Wednesday, and it's only mid-June!! (It WAS a perfect day to enjoy some nice cool summer cocktails!) I'm a little scared of … [Read more...] about 25 Sweet and Sassy Summer Cocktails
I love iced tea. When I was little my mom would make iced tea all summer long and I always had to drink from her glass. For some reason it tasted better than the glass of iced tea I poured for myself. (My kids do this to me now and it irritates me to no end. So sorry mom!!) We have been living in … [Read more...] about Not So Sweet Tea