Keeping it local with The Blend & Co.

When it comes to supporting local businesses, I’m one of the first to stand up and show my support.  Recently, a  little coffee shop opened up in our historic downtown area of Burlington, NC.  I had been trying to get there since they opened, but hadn’t been able to until this morning.  Lucky for me,…

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Transported: Destination, Stoney Knob Café in Asheville, NC

To be “transported”: To be moved from your current location. To be “beamed up” by Scotty (oh wait, that’s teleportation). To have a different experience than you expected. To allow yourself to relax in your current environment and go with the flow. Just….to be. Granted the above is all my wording, but you get the…

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More Bacon Please! Bacon Biscuit Muffins

Confused? Yeah…me too. But, I couldn’t find a better name for these little guys. I posted very recently about the BEC Pockets, and the day before I had made these Bacon Biscuit Muffins. Don’t worry, I don’t eat like this normally. It sure is nice though to get up on the weekend and have time…

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Product Recommendation: Caribou Coffee–Amy’s Blend

It’s no secret to those that know me.  I absolutely adore a good cup of coffee.  It has to have just the right flavor blend, and it can’t be any of that weak stuff either.  I need to taste it, feel it, and smell it brewing.  With this out of the way…I have found a…

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Grocery store brand coffee isn’t always bad…

Coffee Recommendation We  found a great grocery store coffee…FreshSmart.  You can find this at Lowe’s Foods.  We have found we like the Coffee House Blend.  A little strong, but not too strong, and it goes perfect with hazelnut creamer (which I can’t live without).  They have a lot of other blends as well.  The package is…

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