Popcorn Shrimp Dippers #samsclubseafood

Popcorn Shrimp Dippers

Sam’s Club is helping families across America add more seafood to their dinnertime menus with seven weeks of easy meal solutions. Starting today in Sam’s Clubs nationwide, you’ll have a chance to enjoy tasty seafood samples and go home with a recipe guide. Today the seafood sampling event kicks off with Popcorn Shrimp Dippers. They make a super […]

9 Ways to Keep Clean Floors {even with pets and small children}

9 floor care tips for homes with pets and small children

Cleaning floors is one of my least favorite chores. It’s right up there with scrubbing shower grout and cleaning out the refrigerator. And kids and pets to the challenge and I often wonder why I even bother. While giving up may be tempting, if you’ve ever tried it you realize insects will soon carry your […]

16 Nutella Pies

16 nutella pie recipes

This post is brought to you by Foodie.com When did your love affair with Nutella begin? Thanks to a European friend, I fell in love with Nutella nearly 20 years ago before it was widely available in the US. Now you can buy the delicious hazelnut spread just about anywhere. I even saw it today […]

DIY Dollar Tree Mini Sugar Scrub Gifts

DIY Dollar Tree Mini Sugar Scrub Gifts #essentialoils #oilyfamilies

Dollar Tree how a love Thee, for so many reasons. Today it’s for these reusable 2.3 ounce containers with lids that are 10 for $1! Add some coconut oil, brown sugar and essential oil, and you’ve got a cheap, easy, and thoughtful gift for 10 friends. Tonight I attended a Young Living Essential Oils Class […]

The Importance Of Family Meal Time #NewTraDish @RaguSauce

The food goes in your mouth, Son.

With two picky preschoolers who would gladly live off of snacks eaten in front of the television, it’s important to me that we have dinner together as a family each night;  at the table. Even if the kids don’t eat anything and whine the whole time (sigh) I’m establishing an important routine for all of […]

Copycat Chocolate Tall Cake

Ruby Tuesday Chocolate Tall Cake Copycat Recipe

Ruby Tuesday took their Chocolate Tall Cake off the menu a few years back and Hubs and I are still mourning the loss. During our dating days and early years of marriage we’d often stop by to share a Tall Cake and talk about our days. This Valentine’s Day we were reminiscing about our favorite […]

Peppermint Snow Cream

Peppermint Snow Cream

Snow cream is the last recipe I ever thought I’d be blogging. I only remember being able to make it one time during my childhood. Thanks to not one, but two snow days here in Alabama this week I had the opportunity to make some with my own children. Ingredients: 8 cups snow 1 can […]

Sweet and Sour Slow Cooker Meatballs {Gluten-free Dairy-free}

Sweet and Sour Slow Cooker Meatballs #glutenfree #dairyfree

My Crock Pot is getting a workout lately. How about yours? For some time I’ve been wanting to make slow cooker meatballs, but most of the recipes require premade frozen meatballs. Most brands of frozen meatballs are full of TVP (textured vegetable protein) and gluten so I wanted to make my own from ground beef. […]

Southerners in the Snow


Today is a snow day here in the Tennessee Valley. There’s nothing like watching Southerners in the snow. We’re not ashamed of our excitement over a few flakes!  Accumulation happens infrequently so we always make the most of it. How? We attempt to drive in it We rush outdoors half naked. It might melt away […]

8 Ways to Keep Kids Healthy During the Winter

8 ways to keep kids healthy during the winter

Does is seem like your kids are sick every other week this time of year? Are your little germ magnets bring home colds and spreading it to the rest of the family? This was the story of our lives last winter. Sweet T and Gus would come down with a cold or fever, keep it […]