Free Family Fun in Washington DC

Free Family Fun in DC from TheHillHangout.com

A couple of years ago our family went on one of the best vacations of our lives. We traveled to Washington DC as a combination work/fun/educational trip, and we are still talking about how much we want to go back. One of the best surprises we … [Continue reading]

Favorite Childhood Read Aloud Books

Favorite Childhood Read-Aloud books

Even though I'm technically still in my childhood, I have books that I remember from years past. I've been homeschooled since first grade and one of my favorite subjects has always been reading. I loved reading to myself and being read to by my mom. … [Continue reading]

Best Washington DC Restaurants for Foodies

Best DC Restaurants for Foodies from TheHillHangout.com

A couple of years ago, our family had the time of our lives in our nation's capital. Seriously, it was one of the best trips we've ever taken, and we cannot wait to go back. Not only are the historical sites amazing (not to mention FREE), but the … [Continue reading]

Breakfast Tacos

Breakfast Tacos: Alabama Style from TheHillHangout.com

One of the things we love to do when we travel is to eat all of the local food that we can. It really doesn't matter to us if it's a super fancy place or a hole in the wall, we just like to eat whatever the people who live there eat. A few months ago … [Continue reading]

Favorite Sweaters for Winter

Favorite Light Jackets for Winter from TheHillHangout.com

Down here in Alabama the winters are pretty mild. If we ever have a slight chance for snow or ice, all the schools, banks, and businesses close up shop. Most days we stay in the 40's, 50's, and 60's. I don't get super cold during that weather, so … [Continue reading]

Books I Want To Read in 2017 – Teen Edition

Books I Want To Read in 2017 - Teen Edition from TheHillHangout.com

You may or may not know, but I am a big book nerd. I love reading just like my mom and grandmother. However, I usually have the hardest time finding books that are appropriate for my age, but yet still have an interesting plot and characters. … [Continue reading]

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole from TheHillHangout.com

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite dishes my mom made was Chicken and Broccoli Casserole. I'm sure that at the time I picked out all the broccoli, but even so I loved this casserole almost better than anything she cooked. It's still one of … [Continue reading]

5 Winter Dresses for Teens

5 Winter Dresses for Teens from TheHillHangout.com

I personally love shopping for dresses! Even though I don't wear a dress everyday, I love to have a handful of them in my closet. . They tend to be handy when it comes time for church, dinner with friends, weddings, or any other dressier occasion. … [Continue reading]

Books I Want To Read in 2017

Books I Want To Read in 2017 from TheHillHangout.com

First up is Dispatches From Pluto. It's about Mississippi, y'all. Why would I not want to read it??? Here's how Amazon describes it... Richard Grant and his girlfriend were living in a shoebox apartment in New York City when they decided on a whim … [Continue reading]

House Seasoning

House Seasoning from TheHillHangout.com

I came across Paula Deen's recipe for house seasoning a few years ago, and I thought it looked like a mighty handy mixture to have on hand. While I have modified her original recipe to make it more to our liking, house seasoning has become a staple … [Continue reading]