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Are You Ready for Some Football and Tailgating?

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If you tuned in to Fox 8 this morning, you saw me showing off some great new products that are essential to any tailgate party. If you missed the clip, you can watch it here! Labor Day is right around the corner and that means that football season is getting ready to be in full swing! Whether you gather with…

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Auntie Anne’s Make at Home Pretzel Kits

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Have you had the good fortune to try Auntie Anne’s Pretzels? If you’re lucky enough to have one in your town (they’re popular in malls), you know that once you have one – you’re hooked. They’re a twisted up version of heaven.. whether you get the traditional salty kind or the amazingly decadent brown sugar and cinnamon variety, Auntie Anne’s…

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Favorite TV Shows That Ended Before Their Time

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I don’t watch many tv shows but the ones that I watch, I really love. My favorites over the years have been across the board but the one thing that’s consistent is that I always hate when they come to an end. I realize they all have to end (unless it’s the Simpsons… I don’t thing that show will ever…

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Triad Love: Dining at Spring House Restaurant

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Let me just say that if Chef Tim Grandinetti were to start flipping burgers at McDonald’s, I’d eat there every day. The dude is an AMAZING chef and quite possibly one of the nicest guys I’ve ever met. Lucky for me and the rest of the world, Chef Tim is well beyond McD’s (although there’s nothing wrong with a double…

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Southern Cooking

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I’m cooking 3 freezer friendly dishes today because in the South, when someone’s family has a death or illness, that’s what we do. As far back as I can remember, that’s the way it’s always been. When my Grandmother was still alive, she was one of the women of the church that would organize the meals. The news usually went…

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Taste Testing: Frantic Mom Rescued By Whole Foods

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Crazy weeks are not uncommon in this house but this week ranked pretty high up on the “insane” scale. Between the Rooster having sales kick off meetings all week (I don’t miss those, FYI), me having a planning meeting for the upcoming Hope in Heels event (do you have your tickets yet?!) and my heading out of town Thursday to…

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