Try making homemade hummingbird food!

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No-Bake Energy Ball (Kid-friendly recipe!)

Ok, today we have a delicious, super easy and super portable, kid-friendly snack to share with you.  It’s the no-bake energy ball!  With only four ingredients, it’s so easy to make that the kids will have a blast helping you make them! Try making these snacks with other nut or…

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Toddler Oatmeal (also Baby oatmeal)

When my kids started eating rice cereal as babies, we knew we wanted to start feeding them oatmeal every morning as soon as possible.  (My mom always told me oatmeal ‘sticks to your ribs’ all morning long.)  Around the 9-12 month mark, we started blending up the oats and feeding…

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Nutella S’mores

It’s a classic:  The S’more. Only, the ratio of hard sub-standard chocolate bar to gooey marshmallow and crunchy graham cracker isn’t quite right.  Then, one day, I found the answer: Nutella.  Simply replace the chocolate bar with Nutella, and you have the perfect fireplace and/or campfire treat.  Yum! Enjoy!  …

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Baked Brie En Croute

I discovered this super easy and seriously impressive recipe during the holiday season, and I’ve been searching for ways to make it again ever since.  Since the Superbowl is all about food anyway, I figure why not Baked Brie En Croute?  Enjoy! Baked Brie En Croute Print Recipe Crusty, flakey,…

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30 Things to Know About Me

Lisa – Raleigh, NC 1.  Fresh strawberries, watermelon, homemade ice cream and dark chocolate are some of my favorite foods. 2.  I never order the chocolate dessert at a restaurant. 3.  Born and raised in Wake Forest, NC, I grew up on my great grandfather’s farm land. 4.  I can…

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Chicken-in-the-oven

I ask my mom to make this for me for my birthday every year.  (My birthday is in November and this dish is perfect for colder weather.)  My mom always makes homemade mashed potatoes and butter beans as sides, so the sauce can be poured on top of the ‘mashies’.…

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2016 NC Visit – A Blog’s Origin

As a stay-at-home mom of two young kids, I often crave adult interaction.  Texts.  Phone calls.  A real-live adult that speaks to me.  These things are rare in my daily 9-5 life. So when Heather texted to see if we were available for her and her mom to visit in July 2016, I didn’t…

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