Delicious Italian Sausage and Tortellini Soup

Are you pinching pennies to save up for that new home down payment, but you still have to feed a family of four?

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Is it Really That Easy?

I know you all are thrilled and excited wondering what my family is going to have for supper this evening. Well, since it has been such a busy day, I decided to cook up a simple, delicious meal which requires minimal clean-up.

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Magical Meatloaf the kids will love!

March 31, 2020

If you are going stir crazy while at home during the coronavirus quarantine, then it is time to settle down and relax with this super simple meatloaf recipe. Now, this isn’t the recipe they served you in school lunch, or the dry stuff you see on tv that needs to be slathered in ketchup, this is the real deal with the flippin' fantastic secret ingredient

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Fair Housing Compliance - Is your brokerage safe?

Fair Housing Compliance - Is your brokerage safe? The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and NC REALTORS® got you covered with fair housing tools and resources you can implement today.

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The $16,000 Question

Now you want to know what that means? All right, I'll get around to it because it has a back story that you need to hear so you will know where that $16,000 comes in. Listen in and next time you're wondering if something you're about to say or do is a Fair Housing violation.

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Be the Human Realtor®

Finding Your REALTOR® Why will show you how to utilize the privilege that we have, and how to best use our knowledge to serve the community in an impactful way. Get back to the roots of what we do. Be the change that shapes society and creates honesty in all of our professional interactions.

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Be IN-THE-KNOW: Class Action Lawsuit Against National Association of REALTORS®

Hey REALTOR® and public friends! If you have questions about the class action lawsuit that's out there, here's info! If you're attending the Annual REALTOR® Conference and Expo, feel free to ask questions of anyone in leadership but as you all know, being aware of the scoop is half the battle-and you just won that one!

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#NARAnnual Packing Tips Leigh Brown Style

Y’all have asked and thus shall receive! This is your official (ok, FINE, unofficial) guide to packing and prepping for #NARAnnual (or any big convention or trip in life)!

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Unwrinkle Your Mind

August 7, 2019

Unwrinkle your mind. How the warm routine of ironing turns a chore into a chance to adore by Leigh Brown.

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Realtors® and Ethics

June 19, 2019

Not all in this profession are created equal-my wager is that they're not equal in yours, either. However, you would still like the public to know that the best among you (and even the mediocre, to be honest) are doing good things.

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Top Realtor: iBuyers are stealing equity from homeowners

June 17, 2019

At HousingWire’s conference held last week in Charlotte, prominent Realtor Leigh Brown, said the real estate industry is locked in steep competition with iBuyer type of investors.

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Realtors® aren’t just another job in this community. We ARE this community.

May 28, 2019

During the campaign process for the primary election for the 9th District, many things were said about me as a Realtor®, about Realtors® in general, and about the National Association of Realtors®, of which I have been a member for 19 years in good standing. I’d like to address those assertions.

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Top 10 Things Learned on the Campaign Trail

May 23, 2019

Top 10 Things Learned on the Campaign Trail - It’s all been a blessing, with more to be unpacked as I go.

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Top 6 Books You Need to Read Right Now

January 2, 2019

Actually, the whole ‘top 6’ thing is just a trick to get you to open this article. I’ll admit it-I just want to get you reading here! There are more than 6 books that are relevant to me and my entrepreneur’s brain right now, so hopefully, you too will find some impact by adding them to your nightstand.

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Featured Blog Posts

Juicy “Below The Mason Dixon Line” Watermelon

May 28, 2020

Hey friends, tonight in My Kitchen! My Rules! I’m going to show you how to fix a good ole’ watermelon. Now make sure to check out your local farmers market when going to buy your watermelon, get the one with the yellow down at the end, it's going to have a better flavor.

Easiest Beef Vegetable Stew

May 26, 2020

This is one of those suppers that can be made if you are in the real estate business or any business where you work long hours. I hope you enjoy my easy beef vegetable stew that's ready in 40 minutes "ish" tops. Let me know if you made it and it came out good.

All American Cheeseburgers | Memorial Day Cookout

May 25, 2020

Just like y'all, we like to cook out, be outside to sit, and drink things like beer. I have my Cabarrus Brewing Vanilla Coffee Blond from right here in Concord, NC at the Gibson Mill. I'm going to show you how to make a delicious cheeseburger by adding some extra special ingredients to your ground chuck.

Pumpkin Bread Bereavement Loaves

May 23, 2020

If you love pumpkin, you HAVE to try this easy pumpkin bread recipe! Super moist, warmly spiced & loaded with pumpkin flavor, it's the perfect surprise treat or gift for family & friends.

Cheesy Turkey Tetrazzini | My Kitchen, My Rules

May 21, 2020

Tonight I am making an easy supper and some of y'all made this back in college if you remember correctly because it's CHEAP! We're going to make Cheesy Turkey Tetrazzini.

Easy, Healthy Side Dish | Cheesy Spinach Quinoa

May 19, 2020

Welcome back friends for My Kitchen! My Rules! For y'all who say I don't make anything healthy, this is your night because we're going to make Cheesy Spinach Quinoa.

My special Guest, Reagan in My Kitchen! My Rules!

May 16, 2020

When you're tired of your Mom serving grilled chicken for a million weeks during quarantine, Reagan spices things up with her homemade pasta sauce!

King Ranch Casserole with Flavor the Size of Texas! | My Kitchen! My Rules!

May 14, 2020

My Kitchen! My Rules! We start with a whole stick of butter in our skillet to melt and just a few steps to make this amazing Leigh Brown version King Ranch Casserole!

Happy Hour Sour Mix

May 12, 2020

This is a super easy recipe. All you need is two cups of water, two cups of Dixie Crystals Sugar, eight lemons, eight limes, and of course a Mason jar. So make sure you are good Hosts and Hostesses this summer and serving your Margaritas with your own homemade sour mix.

Ancho Chili Flank Steak Sheet Pan Dinner

May 7, 2020

In today's recipe we are going to be using the same skills we learned in the "Sheet Pan Dinner" recipe but with a bit of a kick! To start off we are going to marinate our steak in an ancho lime mix and then we will prep up the vegetables.