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A love story on Porter’s Creek

A historical blog today about the good times and hard times in the mountains years ago. If you've hiked up Porters Creek inside Big Greenbrier (Part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park) you've ...
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Hiking

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Little River Trail

Little River Trail, located in the Elkmont area of the Great Smoky Mountains National is a fun trail ...
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Kephart Prong Trail – Great Smoky Mountains National Park

On Memorial Day, we took a family hike up Kephart Prong trail, located in the Great Smoky Mountains ...
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Cove Creek Falls and Loop Trail – Pisgah National Forest

We recently hiked Cove Creek Loop trail and visited Cove Creek falls, a gorgeous waterfall located ...
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Day Hiking Essentials

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer more than 5,000 miles of hiking trails.   Many of these trails are ...
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Top 10 Blue Ridge Mountain Swimming Holes

Looking for a great swimming hole in the Blue Ridge Mountains?   With all of the great waterfalls, ...
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Ripley’s Aquarium Gatlinburg TN

During spring break, we decided to head over to Gatlinburg TN and take the kids to Ripley's ...
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Mehaffey Tree Farm NC Christmas Trees

One of the advantages of living here in the mountains of western NC, is that we have a number of ...
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Soco Falls

Soco Falls is a hidden gem, that unfortunately many people miss.  This double waterfall is located ...
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The Black Bear Necessities

There has been a lot of talk recently on various Facebook groups and in the news about the amount of ...
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Day Hiking Essentials

The Blue Ridge Mountains offer more than 5,000 miles of hiking trails.   Many of these trails are ...
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Mountain Recipes

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Cherokee Indian Taco Recipe

If you've ever been to Cherokee, NC, I'm sure you've seen the signs for Cherokee Indian Tacos.   ...
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Maple Snow Cream Recipe

With all of snow in the US this week, I thought it might be fun to share our Snow Cream Recipe with ...
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Creamy Cheddar and Bacon Macaroni Recipe – The best you’ll ever eat

Hey BRML readers, it's Larry.   I don't do the majority of cooking in the house, but I do like to ...
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Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe

One of our kids most favorite desserts during the holidays is Chocolate Pecan Pie.   This desert is ...
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Overnight Mountain Chili

With winter just on the horizon and the colder temperatures beginning to settle in here in the Blue ...
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