Best of the Best Disney Food

As you've probably figured out by now, our family loves food. We don't love all food though. We have been to disney twice as a family and eaten in a lot of restaurants. Some restaurants are really yummy, some are not so good, and some are good just … [Continue reading]

Healthy-ish Fried Rice

Healthy-ish Fried Rice from

Our family LOVES dinner out at a Japanese steak house. And I have to admit, I love watching the hibachi cook. One of these days I'm goig to install a hibachi grill in my kitchen. One of these days. The fried rice is one of my favorite parts of the … [Continue reading]

5 Things That Will Save Your Disney Vacation

5 Things That Will Save Your Disney Trip from

Our family loves Disney. I'm pretty sure it's on most kiddos' bucket list as a thing to do one day. I have personally been three times, but only vividly remember two. In those two we have been once for New Year's and once for Thanksgiving, and both … [Continue reading]

Free Family Fun in Washington DC

Free Family Fun in DC from

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

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

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]

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

Chicken and Broccoli Casserole from

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]

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]