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Soup of the Season – Lasagna Soup Recipe

With the weather getting cooler, it is time to whip up some delicious and easy soups to warm you up! Try this appetizing Lasagna Soup Recipe from the IHeartNaptime.com blog. Ingredients: 1 lb. Italian sausage, 3 cups of chopped onion, 4 minced garlic cloves, 2 tsp. of dried oregano, 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes, 2 tbsp. tomato paste, 2 14.5 oz. cans of diced tomatoes, 2 bay leaves, 7 cups of water, 7 cups of chicken stock, 10 oz. whole grain egg noodles, 1/2 cup basil leaves, 1 cup of ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup of shredded parmesan, 1/4 tsp. sea salt Time:  Around 60 minutes Instructions: #1 In a large stock...

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City Guides: Birmingham

Nestled firmly in the Deep South, Birmingham is a charming mix of Southern hospitality and growing industrial city. Our store manager, Jessica Brasfield, offered up some of her favorite places to eat, drink and relax. Won’t y’all come sit a spell? Favorite Restaurant for a Nice Dinner: Veranda, an old home turned into a farm-to-table restaurant Favorite Place To Satisfy a Sugar Craving: Savage’s, a long-time tradition of downtown Homewood Best Shopping: Over the Mountain, where you’ll find The Summit, the main street shopping district of Homewood, and a familiar furniture store Favorite Coffee Shop: O’Henrys Best Cultural Experience: Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Favorite Outdoor/Summer Activity: A Barons Baseball Game at...

Two Ingredient Nutella Brownies

Baking brownies from scratch usually involves several ingredients but with the help of The Kitchn, we’ve come across a revolutionary recipe that will save you the time, money and mess that comes with the aftermath of baking. What kind of recipe might that be? One that only involves two ingredients–yes, that’s right, only two: eggs and Nutella! Check out the recipe below and try whipping it up for last minute get-togethers, beach trips and all of your upcoming summer picnics – you won’t be disappointed! Ingredients 4 large eggs 1 cup Nutella (slightly less than a whole 13-ounce jar) Optional: 1 cup chopped nuts Instructions Preheat the oven to 350°F: Heat the...

Mix and Match Your Dining Set

Image via Apartment Therapy

When it comes to the dining area of a home we tend to see a matching set of dining tables and chairs, but have you ever thought about switching things up to create a look that’s both random and uniform? In the past, we’ve noticed that mixing and matching dining chairs will just about get the job done and thanks to helpful tips from Apartment Therapy we’ve re-discovered ways to capitalize on this design trend even more. In attempting to replicate this design, choose a great table and several chairs in different shapes, sizes, styles, colors, or finishes to either compliment or contrast with the overall set. You don’t need much to accomplish this...