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Hatch Chiles

Since we moved here, we’ve heard nothing but good things about hatch chiles.  We’d see them in the grocery store, be offered bags from friends, and see stands on the side of the road. What are your favorite hatch chile recipes?  If you have some, share them with me in […]

Printable Menu Planner – October 2013 – Week One – Meal Plan – Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks – Recipes – Budget Meal Plan with Grocery List – A Week of Meals for $52

Happy October!  Already!  I can’t believe how quickly September went – I feel like I blinked and the month was over.  Like I said in the initial menu post, I am going to post the menu for each week of October instead of each day.  I have broken down this […]

Recipe: Pork – Dutch Oven BBQ Pulled Pork

Ingredients: 1 4-5 lb pork shoulder 1 1/2 c apple cider vinegar 2 tbsp each; paprika, garlic powder, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes 1 tbsp each, cayenne and chilli powder, dry mustard 2 tbsp olive oil 1 cup BBQ Sauce or 1 cup of the drippings from the pork 1 […]

Feed The Need 2013

Have you ever been really hungry before?  Not just because you were so busy with work or life that you missed lunch, but HUNGRY.  Hunger where you have gone for several meals without food?  Have you ever experienced hunger because you were too poor to afford to buy food, or […]

Sorting Potatoes!

Last night DJ and I volunteered at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina.  In lieu of spending a ton of money on each other, and buying flowers that are going to die, D.J. and I decided to give our love to others, and give back for Valentines […]

Mickey Mouse Quilt

Hey Y’all! Everyone who knows my son know he LOVES Mickey Mouse. When he sees ‘the mouse’, the world is oblivious, and he zones out to Mickey. He screams “ohhh tooooooodles”, and loves saying “duck”. Well, it was time to move Anthony to a big boy bed since he crawled […]

My Interview With Greg At The Telethon

Hey Y’all! If you missed me lived on the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina‘s telethon on September 7, here is the interview of me chatting with Greg, the gracious host!  Watch as he asks me about my participation with the Food Bank, and as he enjoys my […]