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  1. Hi Mandy, I realize this is an August video, but I still wanted to take the time to respond to your questions. Iโ€™ve been around your community for quite sometime now, however, Iโ€™m not a viewer that makes many comments. When I see that youโ€™ve got a new video out, I get so excited. Of course Iโ€™m always in search of new and delicious recipes. I think we all get stuck in a rut at times, repeating the same old recipes over and over. This brings me to your channel. I love how easy and delicious all of your recipes are, beginning with Stevenโ€™s taste tests and reviews, right down to Coleโ€™s 1 or 2 โ€˜thumbs upโ€ ratings!! (Or is it 1 thumb up and 2 thumbs up?) ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚. That being said, when I see that a new โ€œMandyโ€ video has posted, I feel, right then and there, that my day just got a whole lot brighter!! Over time, Iโ€™ve gotten to know you and your family, and that right there is just as important to me as the actual recipes being offered. I truly enjoy spending time with your amazing family, including precious little Miss Gracie โค๏ธ. Honestly, I wouldnโ€™t change a thing. Thank you all so much for sharing your time and your family!

  2. I like the mix of dinners, the typical Friday type of show. I am sure all differ but that's what keeps me. New appliances, etc., not really so much, desserts nah, but if you do some, or shopping, all okay but making a dinner is most people's challenge and where they need new ideas and inspiration imo. I also like how you decide the winners for the winner type of show which gives an idea of what ones were really outstanding in your family's opinion. And of course Gracie and the subbie supper are unique and for me add great appeal! These chicken salads did not do it for me though, sorry to say, not really tempted to try any of them. Maybe to impress or entertain, just not something I'd be likely to make.

  3. I just started watching your videos a couple of weeks ago and I have already watched almost all of them I love your family and I love to see the bloopers that is my favorite part and I am also from the upstate of South Carolina so I feel like I'm hanging out and cooking with my neighbor

  4. Hello Mandy,
    Iโ€™ve been watching you for about two months and I love your videos. You have such an approachable persona and make me feel like cooking us soooo easy. Yโ€™all remind me a family thatโ€™s lives at the end of everyoneโ€™s street. Please, do not change your format. Itโ€™s perfect!!!

  5. Well Iโ€™m new here, so hey yโ€™all! I have no idea how I stumbled across you but Iโ€™m so happy I did! Your video just played next. I love the food content. Especially the crock pot recipes and yalls interactions. Will definitely be checking out old videos and new ones too!!

  6. I feel like you are incredibly authentic and down to earth. This is the only cooking channel I religiously follow. I love how you incorporate lifestyle with the content. And Gracie Lou. Me and my kids just love her to bits. Thanks Mandy! Your channel never fails to make me smile ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐ŸŽƒ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿ๐Ÿƒ

  7. I'm a little late but…lol. I watch for several reasons. 1. The recipes 2. Organization, you have given me ideas for straightening my pantry and 3. You caught my attention because you look so much like my best friend. You have her same manurisims and your also where she was born. It's uncanny. Any way I love watching you because you and your husband make me smile. So thank you

  8. Hi:) I'm a new subscriber! I've been a music teacher and am following a former HS student's channel (Julia Pacheco). Yours was a suggestion from that channel. While I REALLY enjoy the recipes, I think I enjoy the format, family involvement, the seasonal decorating etc…as much. We feel like you are talking with us directly and it is a relaxed and fun format. Additional seasonal videos and recipes are always a plus and the variety of the chicken salad challenge was super neat! You do you, because you do it so very well!

  9. I started coming only for the "what's for dinner" recipes. But I have come to enjoy all of your videos. ๐Ÿ™‚ I have been watching you for almost a year now. I have loved watching you branch into the Instant Pot, lower carb dishes, and I've enjoyed seeing your family over time…especially Gracie. ๐Ÿ˜‰

  10. I've been following you a couple of years. I go first for the food, then love the decorating and also the chit chat. I just enjoy you and your family, your husband and son tasting and giving the ๐Ÿ‘and lastly enjoy Gracie. She is so cute.๐Ÿ’•

  11. I come for the recipes. The simple ones and the more complex. The more complex ones I simplify. All of the ones I try I end up making them my own. My dad and I talk every day and we go over what we ate for the day as one of the topics. I have finally gotten him to agree to let me take him a casserole or two every month. All because the recipes and meals I come up with sound good to him

  12. I love all of your videos.and to see Stephen's reaction to the food. I would like to see more crockpot recipes and less spicy. Because my husband can't eat real spicy food. I know your family does like spicy food and you have to please them too. I will appreciate what you can do.

  13. I love yummy food but always love trying new recipes. It gives me great inspiration to cook. Especially after i cook all day at work. To try a new recipe is great inspiration! Thanks so much! I stumbled upon your channel after looking for garden channels. Also I โค Gracie because i have a ๐Ÿˆ too. She comes and sits beside me just like Gracie!

  14. I came across your videos 2 weeks ago while trying to find new meals and now I'm totally hooked. I live with my daughter, son in law and their 3 boys (8,7 & 2). I'm the " cook" of the house and always looking for family meals. I've already made 4 of your recipes! I love watching your family. And you snort laugh just like one of us! Keep your love going….God bless

  15. I love your channel and I enjoy watching.
    I come for the recipes and food content.
    I am excited for Fall cooking, Fall is my favorite season. ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฆ”
    Thank you for sharing all the great recipes.

  16. I'm definitely here for the food. I know when I click on your videos, I can expect thorough explanation of a recipe, great video quality and food that makes me wish I lived right next door! I think you are doing great. I've enjoy watching you guys interact. Keep up the great work!

  17. I love your channel. As a younger guy who is newly engaged, I am still learning to cook and I love simple, home cooked kinda food. I also just appreciate your bubbly and kind personality! You're easy to learn from, a great cook, and yall have a sweet family! Me and my friend were just talking yesterday while watching some of your stuff how Steven is an awesome hype man!

    Also, I wanted to add that I'm a really anxious person and watching you just makes me feel calm, and I get to learn something. I appreciate you, a lot!

  18. Iโ€™ve been a sub for a while but never comment. I really enjoy your recipes but also that you talk to us like you would a friend. I also like that your husband and son give their opinions on the recipes. I plan to try all of these chicken salads. Iโ€™ve been wanting it but Iโ€™m tired of the usual way of making it. I think the blue cheese will be my favorite.