The Taco Meatball

I made these on a whim, I had a lot of ground beef and many options. I like meatballs and tacos. I figured why not combine the two. Recipe:

Chick-Fil-A Fall Milkshake-Autumn Spice

Pumpkin Cinnamon Ice Dream OH MY! There is so many ways to describe this fall heavy hitter from my favorite fast food chain. The smokey caramel notes are sweet and salty. The pumpkin is just right and the cinnamon ice dream is freaking amazing. I would say that this is a close second to the…

Things to do in Maggie Valley

Summertime in Maggie Valley is beautiful. I have a large family. This is a great affordable vacation. The cabin we stayed in, was at a high elevation. Normally with our four kids, we would try to find something in the Valley. I definitely will not stay high up next time. Although we woke up to…

Why do We Carve Pumpkins

Leave it to the Irish to bring their fantastical tales and mystical folklure to America. When Irish immigrants came to America the tradition of carving came with them; although, the Irish carved turnips, not pumpkins. So how did turnips turn into pumpkin carving? The truth is pumpkins were readily available and well, they looked much…

Start Your Fall Off Right at SkyTop Orchard

There is a Hidden Gem in Flat Rock North Carolina-SkyTop Orchard SkyTop Orchard is surrounded by trees, mountains, and more importantly contains everything apple! The orchard started off as a few trees in the early 60’s then expanded in the 80’s to become an Apple supplier to grocery stores. David Butler, son of the orchard…

Carmelized Sweet Potatoes

I’m not telling a story…here’s the recipe: 2 large Sweet Potatoes 🍠 cubed 1/4 Teaspoon of Cayenne 1 and 1/2 Teaspoons of Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon of salt (or to taste) 1 tablespoon of brown sugar 1 tablespoon of butter 1 tablespoon of Avocado oil Place diced sweet potatoes in sautéing pan. Drizzle avocado oil over…

More Earthquakes in South Carolina

Update! They’ve now said this was a 3.5 magnitude. Today again, at 243pm the roar of a loud truck and the rumble of the ground was heard and felt in the Midlands. Yet another earthquake from Elgin SC. This has been one of several felt in the past couple days. The reported 3.3 magnitude was…