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"Don't Hate The Foodie, Hate Your Tastebuds"

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

It always seems like everything happens all at the same time whether it's a bunch of things going wrong simultaneously or just multiple events happening the same day. Well, I had one of those days two weekends ago. The huge 99th annual Veteran's Parade was being held in Warsaw, a stew festival was being held in Albertson, and the Poultry Jubilee was going on in Rose Hill. Me oh my, what is a foodie to do!? By the looks of the title of this blog, I'm sure by now you have figured out what I choose to attend.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

"Trow a Litle Jerk on it, Mon'"

My family loves to eat...both sides at that, so I was destined to be a foodie at birth. My sister, Vivian, was scheduled to get deployed at the end of September, so we tried to eat EVERYTHING under the sun during her last few weeks, and I think we did a great job at it. My weight might say otherwise though. One of the things we did was go to the NC Jerk Food Festival in Durham last Saturday the 21st.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

The Ice Storm

This past Saturday I ventured out alone to attend the 1st annual Juneteenth Festival being held at Hermann Park in a city near my home town called Goldsboro, NC. I really enjoyed myself at the festival, but what I did after I left the festival really made my day. I heard about another local event happening downtown, a Car Show. Now, I am no car fanatic but I love a good event and thought it would be nice to walk around downtown for a bit as the area is really growing and changing from what I remember growing up.

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Cool Off This Summer with a Cup of Iced Tea

Today, June 10th, is National Iced Tea day! Iced tea(or sweet tea as we call it) is a staple in the south so I grew up with that being the main drink in pretty much every household and restaurant around; whether it's freshly made by boiling the tea bags or if it's sun tea, which is a slower process. So as you can imagine it was a culture shock for me when I moved to Idaho and couldn't find good sweet tea anywhere except McDonalds or the fake stuff you buy in the store.

Sun Tea(on the right)

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Sitting on History; A visit to Hawk's Nest Cafe, Kinston, NC

In the spirit of Black History month, both celebrating accomplishments of African Americans as well as remembering the Civil Rights Movement, I wanted to highlight a cafe in the middle of no man's land, Hawks Nest Cafe. This cafe is located in little ol' Kinston, NC about 30 minutes away from where I grew up in Mount Olive, NC. Note, there are people in NC that don't know where these 2 towns are, so that should let you know how small they are.