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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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roasted brussels sprouts

This simple roasted Brussels sprouts recipe is the easiest, most delicious side dish, I promise. They are crispy, flavorful and you’ll get a great serving of veggies…plus some bacon! If you’re looking for another way to use roasted Brussels sprouts, check out this delicious sheet pan chicken with Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes, which is …

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asheville brews { wicked weed brewing, green man brewery, hi-wire brewing, one world brewing }

Looking for things to do, where to eat and drink, or places to stay in Asheville, NC? Check out Off the Eaten Path’s Asheville Travel Guide! At the end of September, my friend Lesley and I cruised to the Blue Ridge Mountains to spend a long weekend in Asheville for her birthday. I’ve made a …

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