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Raising the Betts #156: Cyrano

On this week’s episode, We’re solar-powered again! Dom and Melanie discuss the return of their solar panels; Melanie’s birthday; and faith as the assurances of things hoped for. Plus, Melanie gushes over the new Cyrano film starring Peter... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #152: Back to the MFA

On this week’s episode, after two years, Dom and Melanie go back to their happy place, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and discuss the value of sharing art with their kids, plus Ben’s birthday; New smoker recipes; and how the Word of... [Continue Reading]

Raising the Betts #151: Lambs Before Wolves

On this week’s episode, The kids discovered the word “chillax” and Dom and Melanie are enduring it. Plus all the new word games inspired by Wordle they’re playing; Fourth of July plans; Romesco sauce and curried chicken kebabs; watching Grace... [Continue Reading]

My Friend Jeff

My friend Jeff Fortenberry faced sentencing today after his campaign finance trial. He issued the following statement after getting two years probation, a fine, and community service:

Raising the Betts #150: Wisdom

In their 150th episode, Dom and Melanie discuss wisdom teeth and the wisdom of Scripture, as well as some great recipes for wings and steak salad; new poetry; the conclusions of Kenobi and Falcon and Winter Soldier; and more.

Recipe: Buffalo Wings

I love buffalo wings. There’s no two ways about it. Yeah, I don’t mind the buffalo tenders and the buffalo chicken salads and sandwiches, but it’s the wings I really love. I’ve tried wings all across the great nation, every where I go, in search of... [Continue Reading]