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We are checking out some Super Heroes lately on Netflix this month. Did you know you can check out Marvel's Super Hero movies and shows on Netflix! We love it because every month they add more and more offerings of fun Super Heros like the Ultimate Spider-Man!

They have Spy Kids 2!! The Island of Lost Dreams. These are so fun for any age. We laugh and share these on a regular basis. It is great to share with your family! It is so nice to have a great selection of family shows and movies. 

We love seeing family options like "Family Ties." This is a timeless show that people still love. So check out the Family and Kids Section of Netflix. And ENJOY NO Commercials! So great. 

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Warmly, Carolina Mama

FTC Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix. All opinions are favorite shows are my own. #StreamTeam #NetFlixStreamTeam

George Foreman Contact Roaster and Cook Book

The George Foreman Contact Roaster created this fabulous Steak, Mushroom and Onion saute! 

We are loving the NEW George Foreman Contact Roaster.  This has been so easy to use and handy, too. We first tried the Flank Steak Recipet and it was so moist and simple to make. The Roaster cooked them just right in only 13 minutes. Also, we made delicious sides on the removable baking tray that is few inches deep. It cooked nicely above the Steaks. So, it all was ready at once. 

"Discover the magic of 360° Cooking! The George Foreman™ Contact Roaster can take the place of a roaster, a slow cooker, and even a large oven. It heats and seals from all sides to make food moist and delicious—just imagine the taste of a whole chicken that’s been roasted in its own juices! And chicken is just the start. Make seafood, stew, soup, desserts, and more! The multi-purpose baking pan gives you a bunch of cooking options and the included recipe book features tasty dishes you’ll go back to time and time again.  
  • Unique 360° Cooking
  • Removable Baking Pan
  • Fat-Draining Slope
  • Easy Cleanup
  • Digital Display
  • Recipe Book"

It is nice that you have the option to Roast a Chicken or Duck and you can set the timer and roast away without standing over it and rotating.  This recipe looks so good. Boulder Mr. Man is ready to make it next. This is a beautiful presentation of the Roasted Duck with a Mango Chutney Sauce. 


We love this addition.  "The Unique 360 Degree Cooking: The Contact Roaster heats and seals from all sides to make food moist and delicious! You'll be amazed!" We had fun, see. :) 

I hope you enjoyed learning about the new George Foreman Contract Roaster!  You'll love it! We do!   Follow @GeorgeForemanCo on Instagram for a chance to WIN Weekly during the #GrillOff

Follow George Foreman Cooking on Facebook for more fun.

Warmly, Carolina Mama

FTC Disclosure: This post is sponsored by George Foreman Grill and Spectrum Brands. All opinions are my own. 

Mozelle's Fresh Southern Bistro, Winston-Salem, North Carolina #VisitWS

Welcome to Mozelle's Fresh Southern Bistro in beautiful, downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Mozelle's Fresh Southern Bistro, Winston-Salem, NC

"Mozelle’s Fresh Southern Bistro, Winston-Salem's downtown southern restaurant, uses only the finest and freshest ingredients in our cuisine. Whether you come for lunch or dinner with friends and family, or reserve our open-air covered patio and allow Mozelle's to host your event, you will enjoy great food, a lively atmosphere and our excellent service.  Come and experience the excitement of downtown while we serve up the most tantalizing fare."

Recently, my husband and I had the good fortune to work together out-of-town simultaneously. 
Funny, right! Well, it was fun! The whole family had a grand time. It was great to coordinate our trips and go up early for his work conference. We love the Triad particularly since my mother's native home is Greensboro. 

The Winston-Salem Tourism and Visitor's Bureau invited us to Mozelle's and it couldn't have been more perfect. We already had plans to visit our former Boulder, Colorado Pastor and his wife, who are now in Winston-Salem where he Pastor's the First Presbyterian Church of downtown Winston-Salem. Now, we had the perfect lunch locale! Mozelle's is four minutes from First Pres. We had the best fortune that our friends were in town and he was speaking that same Sunday. After all, it is Summer. The weather cooperated and it was a beautiful Summer day. 
Here's Mozelle's!

 It is truly like she looks, bright, cheerful and beautiful.  And, best of all, tasty! 
Many enjoyed the outdoor dining and took in the ambiance outdoors.  

Greetings from Mozelle's. At Mozelle's, you get the feeling you are in Europe on one of the many sidewalk Cafes and fine dining restaurants, all at once. 

We loved the attention to details at Mozelle's. The fresh flowers made for an elegant Brunch. 

The beauty was relaxing and captivating. 

Then, the Mozelle's Sunday Brunch Menu was outstanding. The variety of fresh items had us all challenged with ordering. Everything sounds great. We found out, it was! 

The Classic Fried Pickles! I have to confess, this was a first for us! We were tentative and they were lovely! They were light and wonderful with the spicy sauce. You have to try them!

Mozelle's Fried Pickles

The Southern Spring Rolls were beautiful and tasty with pulled pork, shiitakes, napa cabbage and the collards! The side sauce of Sesame Ginger was a perfect accompaniment.

We even had a few extra minutes for some serious reading and games for our guys.  We spent a lot of time at Mozelle's. It is a wonderful place to relax and visit and enjoy. 

Our son even caught us right as we got seated. All smiles and eager to try the Mozelle's cuisine. 

Now, it was time to explore the expansive menu. It was so fun that we all tried different entrees. Almost. There was a repeat on their famous Tomato Pie! Not a bite was left. Now, on to the choices for our Sunday Brunch. 

Gourmet Meatloaf with bacon-wrapped, havarti, marmalade, spicy collards with cheese grits.  Fabulous. As our Pastor said, the bacon. Everything is better when bacon is involved. This is basically a meal for three! The Collards were perfection! Yes, this is coming from a Southern girl. Again, the creamy grits were the best. 

Mozelle's Gourmet Meatloaf with Collards and Cheese Grits

We also have our Cheeseburger Connoisseur. He gave a 5 star to the Cheeseburger and the Truffle Fries. He shared a few with everyone so we understood. :)

The Firecracker Salmon Salad was delicious. Again, there was the most unique dressing that was perfect with the salad.  The Firecracker Fresh Salmon Salad with baby greens, soba noodles + spicy cucumber kim cheese. 

Tomato Pie with vine-ripened tomatoes, cheese, herbs in a hand-rolled crust with cheese grits. This dish looked amazing.  I really had to refrain myself from ordering another entree when he set the Tomato Pies down, one in front of our Pastor and and one in front his wife. Clearly, they knew how this Winston-Salem ordering should go down. :) They loved it! I also put my Southern Girl manners into practice and decided to control myself from leaning over with my fork to try it out! Now, I know what I am ordering next time we're at Mozelle's. They both gave the Tomato Pie a 5 star, as well. They left with empty plates and a new favorite.
Mozelle's Tomato Pie, Winston-Salem, NC 

My son and I have this love of Southern Shrimp and Grits. So, he immediately chose the Mozelle's Shrimp and Grits. He LOVED it. No question.
Mozelle's Shrimp and Grits, Winston-Salem, NC

Shrimp and Grits were fabulous with shrimp, prosciutto, pepper medley in a cream sauce with stone ground cheese grits. Yes, the cheese grits were a big deal. Well, they ARE a big deal in the South and especially at places like Mozelle's where they were delicious and the perfect texture. 

You will want to visit Mozelle's yourself. Take a friend, family, co-workers. I think it is ideal for a date night, coffee and dessert or, like us, a great get together with friends over great Southern food!

Here's What You Need To Know:

Visit Mozelle's, Fresh Southern Bistro downtown located at 878 W. Fourth Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Call for a reservation: 336-703-5400

Enjoy! And Thank You Mozelle's and Visit Winston-Salem. We'll see y'all soon!

Warmly, Carolina Mama

FTC Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Mozelle's Fresh Southern Bistro and the Winston-Salem Tourism and Visitor's Bureau.  All opinions are my own. 

Chico's Stand Up To Cancer #IStandUpFor

Chico's is celebrating "Stand Up To Cancer" again this year! I am so happy to work with them on this #IStandUpFor campaign.  Cancer got close and personal this year with one of my dearest. As if fate, knew this campaign was coming, at a luncheon meeting with sweet friends of many years, she has been touched by cancer. They both have different strands and types and yet the story is the same, together, we are all going to "Stand Up to Cancer!" We've cried, prayed and put every best practice in place for Auntie and now, our dear friend to fight the fight. 

CarolinaMama with Chico's Cerulean Sky Scarf #StandUpToCancer #IStandUpFor

And good news! On the night I am writing this article, I got the "Good News, let's Celebrate!" from Auntie. The scan showed a 50% decrease. She's on the right track. We needed this happy place. Together, we Stand Up To Cancer with our dear ones and yours.  Chico's is leading the way. 

Chico's is celebrating "Together, we can Stand Up To Cancer with a beautiful Cerulean Sky Scarf by designer and artist, Sheila Johnson.  So, your purchase of this gorgeous Cerulean Sky Scarf benefits research and programs to Stand Up To Cancer. #StandUpToCancer

Also, you can purchase the Stand Up & Shimmer Necklace and proceeds go to the same research and programs. 

You can help take a stand and influence research by purchasing your own Cerulean Sky Scarf. $10 from each scarf will be donated to now through October 31, 2015. 

Our thoughts and prayers are with all touched by cancer from diagnosis to remission. Blessings. 

Warmly, Carolina Mama

FTC Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Chico's. All opinions are my own. 

Bonefish Grill North Hills Raleigh, NC Renovations Complete

The Bonefish North Hills Raleigh, North Carolina has just completed its expansive renovation plan. We were invited to check it out. Being Bonefish fans, we knew the food was phenomenal and the customer service is outstanding. Now, take at look at a few updates.

We made a reservation for a Saturday night. We thought a good Date Night would be a perfect opportunity to see it in full swing. It was!

The beautiful patio dining is comfortable and spacious for eating al fresco. We love the options and the Plantation Ceiling Fans.

Bonefish Grill North Hills Raleigh, NC by CarolinaMama

The bright and shimmery Bonefish on the main dining room wall greeted us immediately!  How apropos for Bonefish! This gives a festive and classic look to the dining room.

Bonefish North Hills Raleigh, Renovation Complete Summer 2015
We love the elegant evening at Bonefish Grill. The booths were very cozy and roomy.  Now, for the menu.... 

We always count in an appetizer of Seared Ahi Tuna because it is our Bonefish favorite. It was as spectacular as ever. The Ginger was extra fresh. Presentation was top priority, as well.

Bonefish North Hills Raleigh, NC Seared Ahi Tuna Appetizer

The booths were very comfortable. They were made to have extra space and open up the dining room.

We sat right near the newly renovated lighting.  These were beautiful and had the perfect brightness to them.

Beautiful lighting renovation at Bonefish North Hills NC 

The Caesar Salad was still perfect. Flavor, Crunch, perfection. We shared a salad which was an ideal starter salad.

The new furniture in the Dining Room was gorgeous. We incognito took a 'glimpse' photo so you see the richness of the mahogany furniture. We loved it. There was an elegant style to it and the dining room was much more open and comfortable. 

You can see the beautiful furniture here. 

All of the best seafood and special entrees and desserts were on the featured menu.

Boulder Mt. Man loved the Sea Scallops with all kind of chef surprises going on in the flavor including perfectly grilled and seasoned summer vegetables.

For me, I tend to love Salmon especially at Bonefish Grill; so, the SockEye Salmon was incredible with a Mushroom Ravioli. The Spinach was flavorful with a little bacon. Summer seasoned and grilled vegetables made it ideal. 

The Summer Berry Shortcake caught our attention. In the end, we chose the decadent Chocolate Brownie with Hazelnut and Ice Cream.

Even waiting out on the Patio was comfortable and fun! Here is another glimpse of the lighting at our table. We loved it! 

We had such a fun evening. Here is our beautiful view as we left that evening. So go check out the Bonefish North Hills, Raleigh, NC. And enjoy! 

Thank you Bonefish for hosting us and we totally love the new renovations and the same stellar seafood and beyond Menu.


FTC Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Bonefish Grill. All opinions are my own. 

Chuy's North Hills Green Chile Festival August 17th - September 6th

Chuy's North Hills Raleigh is a TexMex destination. Our family loves Chuy's food, atmosphere and the customer service. We had a great time helping kick off the Chuy's Green Chile Festival here in Raleigh. We were delighted to celebrate with them.

Fat Daddy's Green Chile Enchilada

You can see why we loved it. Boulder Mt. Man found a favorite in the Fat Daddy's Green Chile Enchilada. It was his favorite thing. The flavors and variety were what he loved. Spinach, Mushrooms, Cheese, Grilled Chicken - a nice blend. A few jalepenos always make it great.

So, if you are local, here's what you're looking for in North Hills. And there is ample free parking right across from the front door of Chuy's.

Chuy's North Hills Raleigh 

Chuy's keeps it fun all the time. Here, they have it decorated for the Green Chile Festival and with lots of Summer love on the patio. This keeps the kids happy and the parents.

 We love the fun and festive atmosphere at Chuy's.  We enjoy the fun spirit. Chuy's is great for family dinners. There is a lot of food which is great for a family with teen boys! :)  Chuy's is great for celebrations and business lunch or dinners 

The Green Chile Festival tee shirts were a surprise to us. We left as team #GreenChileFest 

Our #GreenChileFest started like this with Chuy's homemade Guacamole and a spicy jalepeno ranch dip, a teen approved and loved queso dip and their spicy and excellent salsa!  Gracia! 

Chum's Green Chile Festival Aug. 17th - Sept. 6th, 2015.

I loved the Combo Fajitas! These were grilled and marinated to perfection.  Look at the this! Sizzling with all the flavors and onions and peppers. Add the handmade tortillas ....

The Crispy Tacos were Classic and a teenagers favorite.  He prefers the meat blend with the Mexican cheeses and lettuce. 

Cheese Quesadillas with all of the fixings were grilled just right with the handmade tortillas. 

Another great glimpse of the incredible fajitas with accompaniment. Just so you know, the leftovers heat up nicely for dinner! :) 

Here you can see how fun and eclectic the Chuy's atmosphere is. This is "our" booth. :) I still cannot believe our boys are getting so grown. High School. We love good times, food and fellowship together like at Chuy's. 

Look at the handmade Tortillas being made in house at Chuy's every day. 

"A fresh tortilla is the key to any great Tex-Mex meal. Here at Chuy's, we have our very own tortilla experts that hand-roll your tortillas all day long at our authentic comal. They make the dough from scratch every morning and roll each and every flour, corn and blue corn tortilla that you enjoy." 

We do love the different dynamics at Chuy's North Hills. Their patio is great and is adjacent to the MidTown Green at North Hills. Concerts are held here and other entertainment. 

#GreenChileFest Chuy's North Hills @CarolinaMama
Chuy's North Hills Patio 

 One of the rooms at Chuy's had a fun hubcap collection. Mine were intrigued.  The lighting was fun. Enjoy the great atmosphere and homemade Tex-Mex established in Austin in 1982.

We love all of the sauces and extra flavors at Chuy's. You will find unique flavors and menu items alone with unique service and decor. 

Remember to go when you can check out the Green Chile Festival August 17th to September 6th.

Warmly, Carolina Mama

FTC Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Chuy's North Hills, Raleigh, NC. All opinions are our own.