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How to Make No Sugar Homemade Applesauce – 30 Minutes Start to Finish! | My Kitchen! My Rules!

November 9, 2021

🎶 Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina in the morning ... after a family trip to Hendersonville, NC Grandad’s Apple Orchard, picking THE Sweetest Apples with my Sweeties!

Do You Forget How To Pack? #NARAnnual Packing Tips from Leigh

November 1, 2021

Things are finally starting to return to some kind of normal, and I am so excited to see your 😃 faces at NAR's 2021 REALTORS® Conference & Expo. Tune in for my recommended must-have items to pack and how NOT to feel overwhelmed as you prepare. This is your official (ok, FINE, unofficial) guide to packing and prepping for #NARAnnual (or any big convention or trip in life).

Grandma Thomas’ Cowboy Cookies | My Kitchen! My Rules!

October 26, 2021

This here recipe has got to be one of my favorites y’all - it’s my Grandma Thomas’ Cowboy Cookies that turned me into a bonafide Cookie Monster!

8 Ways to Prepare Your Finances for Buying a Home

October 15, 2021

Buying a home is a big project and can be a frustrating process if you don’t know how to prepare for it ahead of time. If your finances aren’t in order, there could be delays and these delays may prevent you from being able to buy your dream home. 

Pride of the South Pimento Cheese | My Kitchen! My Rules!

October 12, 2021

Known as the 'pâté of the South’, Pimento Cheese is really not a Southern thing and in fact, it originated in New York!

How to Make a Super Moist Five Flavor Homemade Cake | My Kitchen! My Rules!

October 1, 2021

It’s my Fancy Five Flavor Cake. You can’t go wrong with a crazy combination of flavors like Rum, butter, coconut, vanilla and lemon. And oh my goodness it’s soooo moist!

How to Make Authentic Southern Fried Okra | My Kitchen! My Rules!

September 15, 2021

A southern classic recipe: crispy and crunchy, fresh from the garden okra, dredged in cornmeal, and fried until golden brown.

Seven Tips REALTORS® Should Implement Now!‍

September 1, 2021

Failure to make student loan payments can have a variety of negative consequences. That’s why in this episode, Catalina Kaiyoorawongs explains why you should seek advice about student loan debts and what you should do about them.

Top REALTOR® Leigh Brown Recognized Nationally for Teaching Others to Succeed

September 1, 2021

As a best-selling author of three powerful business how-to books, Leigh excitedly shares her expertise with anyone looking for ways to ignite their passions and create the outcomes they want. Now, her work as a speaker has earned her the prestigious CSP (CertifiedSpeaking Professional) designation.

How To Make a Delicious and Simple 6 Ingredient Dessert | Chess Pie

August 31, 2021

Made from humble ingredients, I have a real Southern classic dessert for you today that’s sweet, full of flavor, and soooo simple to make - my Old Fashioned Chess Pie.