Category Archives: My Place

Fresh Peach Smoothie Like a Milkshake

Pin ItShare Have a Peach Smoothie and Fool Your Taste Buds into thinking you are having a Peach Milkshake. Peach season is here and I love homemade peach ice cream or a good ol’ peach milkshake. What I don’t like is 800 … Continue reading

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Lemonade like Chick-fil-A

Pin ItShare Full disclosure here before I go rattling off the lemonade recipe.  I have spent 9 years working in marketing for Chick-fil-A.  I know the exact recipe, made in large amounts.  However the division to make just one gallon at home doesn’t … Continue reading

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Easy as Pie, Ice Cream Cake

Pin ItShare Easy As Pie Ice Cream Cake This simple solution to a homemade ice cream cake is not only delicious, but also easy to make.  It can be a little time consuming, but it's well worth the time it takes to make it.

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Liebster Award Nomination

Pin ItShareExciting news to share right here, NC Born has  been nominated for a Liebster Award! Now, how cool is that? The Liebster award is found only on the internet, and is given to bloggers by other bloggers.  It is … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own — French Salad Dressing

Pin ItShare Make your own  — Homemade French Salad Dressing

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How to Make your Own — Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing

Pin ItShare Make your own Homemade Thousand Island Salad Dressing: Go ahead and mark Thousand Island Salad Dressing off of your grocery list, because it’s so easy to make your own.

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How to Make your Own — Homemade Vanilla Extract

Pin ItShare How to Make your Own — Homemade Vanilla Extract Never Buy Vanilla Extract Again  and make it Gluten Free if you choose Everything you need to make your own Vanilla Extract is in the picture. Except a little bit … Continue reading

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NC Senate Bill 346 = Eliminating your Choice

Pin ItShare NC Senate Bill 346 — Your rights as a parent to  make a choice for your children is being challenged, yet again.   First off, to be clear, this post is not in support of vaccines or against … Continue reading

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Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

Pin ItShare  Ooey Gooey Butter Cake Lately I have been reminiscing of recipes that my Granny often made.  Of course, I remember the desserts most often (oh, that sweet tooth).  Granny often made a dessert that she called Ooey Gooey Butter … Continue reading

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Pin ItShareCoconut Oil and Butter Mixed together – Good and good for you.       How often is it that something that taste really good is also really good for you? I know controversy abounds around coconut oil and butter, but I am a firm … Continue reading

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Hey Daddy, You Are Not A Glass Maker

Pin ItShareYes I did say “Kids on Shoulders, How Rude!” What happens if you are nice and leave a little room between you and the people in front of you.  This is what happens.

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Fifty Shades…. I Wasn’t Interested, Until Now.

Pin ItShare     Fifty Shades……….. How do you go from, not even interested, to what’s all the hype about? It only takes a few dozen well-meaning posts from social media friends to get the wheels turning, and maybe in … Continue reading

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Trash on Racks

Pin ItShare Trash on Racks While shopping recently with my girls, we came across these items. These were ON…THE…RACK, TO…BE…SOLD, and they carried a hefty price tag too.   Are you kidding me, we are out shopping to get some … Continue reading

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The Broken Candy Cane

Pin ItShare The Broken Candy Cane While in a local restaurant recently, I observed children visiting with Santa.  The kiddos with their faces all aglow having breakfast and telling Santa the desires of the heart.  Awww, how sweet it was … Continue reading

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Ultimate made from scratch Chocolate Meringue Pie

Pin ItShare Ultimate from Scratch Chocolate Meringue Pie You can make a homemade pie – quick and easy – from scratch.

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Pin ItShare  Are you craving a little treat?  Try this recipe. The recipe only makes a few, they are light and easy to make. Best Ever – Quick and Easy Coconut Macaroons      Ingredients: 14 oz. flaked coconut 1 … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Pin ItShare Chewy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies 1 can Pumpkin  (not pumpkin pie filling) Before you get started you need to dehydrate 1 can of pumpkin in a pan over medium high heat to get most of the moisture out of … Continue reading

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– Turkey with Bling

Pin ItShareCrafting with the Lil’ Ones – Thanksgiving Craft Turkey with Bling

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