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happy blogiversary to off the eaten path | meet chrissie

Hi, I’m Chrissie! (I’m on the left if you had issues figuring that out). I introduced myself to you two years ago when I wrote my first post on Off the Eaten Path. At the time, I was new to the Queen City, had lived in Plaza Midwood for less than six months, and needed …

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sugarlands’ shinin’ strawberry lemonade

(See what I did there. Changed the recipe series name from “supper” to “sipper.” Aren’t I clever?”) Who’s got the hooch, baby?   Does anyone else remember Everything’s 1998 hit? I was 11 and in the 5th grade (or maybe 6th grade) and rocked out to that song on the daily. There’s a connection between this …

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shrimp and grits (and some panthers’ tailgating too)

Does anyone else miss football too? Yes, yes, yes I know baseball is coming. With the end of football means spring. I like baseball. I like spring. But I think the most wonderful time of the year is crisp fall mornings spent around a grill with a beer in my hand. The electric, contagious energy of a football …

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aunt julie’s pepperoni bread

Happy Game Day! You betcha I’ll be cheering for the Packers today in the NFC Championship. Finger crossed Aaron Rodgers’ calf holds out for 60 minutes this afternoon and our defense shows up to play today to shut down Russell Wilson and the Seahawks (confession: I also love Russell Wilson because he’s a badger). While we …

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asheville chews {the market place, sunny point cafe, farmburger, asheville sandwich co. }

Asheville is not only known for it’s spectacular mountain views and breweries, but has also gained notoriety for its fantastic food scene. No visit to Asheville is complete without a stop in at one (or for me, many!) of its delectable local restaurants.  Looking for things to do or places to stay in Asheville, NC? Check …

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