House Seasoning

House Seasoning from

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]

Fashion Over Forty: Scarves, Scarves, and More Scarves

Fashion Over Forty: Scarves, Scarves, and More Scarves from

Welcome to a new edition of The Hill Hangout! The new year is off to a great start around here, and we have some exciting new content planned for 2017. And by "we" I really do mean "we!" Since most everything is a family affair at our home, we … [Continue reading]

Best Posts of 2016

Best Posts of 2016 from

A new year has come, and we have lots of new things planned for The Hill Hangout in 2017. However, before we say goodbye to 2016, let's take one more look at your favorite posts from last year. Thank you for reading, sharing, cooking, praying, and … [Continue reading]

Teen Fashion Finds on Sale

Teen Fashion Finds on Sale from

Hey y'all! I don't know about you, but I feel like clothes can get so EXPENSIVE. Sure, you can get cheap stuff, but doesn't it just fall apart the first time you wash it? One of my favorite ways to buy clothes is to get good, quality brands on sale. … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Eve Fashion for Teens

New Year's Eve Fashion for Teens from

Today, I want to introduce you to a new guest poster on my blog, my daughter Mary Anneliese. Mary Anneliese is 14, and she has already been learning about the inner-workings of a blog. Now it's time for her to do a little writing as well. Fashion is … [Continue reading]

Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Soup

Sweet Potato Coconut Curry Soup from

We recently became friends with a young lady from India. She came to the US just a few months ago to attend graduate school, and we have really enjoyed introducing her to many American traditions, sites, and foods for the first time. Our cultures are … [Continue reading]

The Importance of Active Play Time

Fall and Spring are busy times of the year around the Hill Hangout. Our homeschool year kicks off, and so do all of our extra-curricular activities. I don't know about you, but it is easy for me during those super busy times to focus on what "needs" … [Continue reading]

Vidalia Onion Dip

Vidalia Onion Dip from

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AD #Tailgreatness #CollectiveBias A couple of weeks ago, my team played my husband's team in our annual college rivalry. It's always a … [Continue reading]

Fall Community and Home Show

Fall Community Preview

Do you love a good home tour as much as I do? One of our favorite ways to spend a weekend is looking at new houses, especially if we can go in and take a peek around. If you're local to Birmingham, you can take advantage of the Fall Community and … [Continue reading]

Easy Weeknight Dinners

It's back-to-school time around the Hill Hangout, and we are getting back into the busy fall routine. Soccer has started, as well as dance and church activities, which doesn't leave us a whole lot of time to cook elaborate meals during the week. If … [Continue reading]