No, I didn't take the time to shape my kiwis into actual shamrocks, BUT this is a fun little activity you can do with the fam! So simple, yet so satisfying and a great snack option to add to your St. Patrick's day festivities. Such a simple little festive treat! How are you… Continue reading Shamrock Skewers
By this point, many of you are hopefully enjoying the fall air and colorful leaves...but fall is a GREAT season to set some family traditions. After all, strong relationships are a vital part in well-rounded wellness, so get your family involved in some fall festivities! 1. Take a Hike Regardless of what area you… Continue reading Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities
Happy fall, y'all! Bring on those cooler temperatures, crunchy leaves, and fall fashion! Autumn is my favorite season for many reasons, but more so now because it is the season that I married the love of my life. If you have been following me for a while, you know that my family just opened a wedding… Continue reading Memories at Hill Top Orchard Venue
One important part of well-rounded wellness is the sense of adventure. Many people have different ideas of adventure...for example... My husband's idea of adventure is going to Carolina Adventure World for a weekend with his buddies to ride dirt bikes 24/7 for 2 days straight. He gets the thrill of excitement and it makes him… Continue reading Seek Adventure
Who is excited this fall season? I know I am! When I was younger, I never got excited about fall…however, the older I get, the more I absolutely LOVE autumn—leaves falling, temperatures cooling, holiday baking… …and of course: Pumpkin. I know what you are thinking…pumpkin is so basic. Yeah, basically delicious! And guess what? Not… Continue reading Pumpkin, Anyone?
Put 'em in your pocket... Texture like a ripe avocado, mouthfeel of a banana, and taste of mixed tropic fruit, this "hillbilly mango" is native to 26 states in North America ranging from northern Florida all the way up to Ontario, Canada and go as far west as Nebraska. Also called the "poor man's banana",… Continue reading Pickin’ Up Pawpaws
It is officially summer, if you couldn’t tell by the sweltering heat and humidity (if you are on the east coast), which means our gardens will be spitting out fresh produce for us once again. I have to be honest, I get excited about summer produce initially, but by the end of the season, I… Continue reading New Spin on Summer Crops