Do you suffer from sensitive teeth? It's something I never thought much about until recently when ice-cold drinks have started giving me tooth discomfort from time to time. It's very hit or miss and I suspect has something to do with not being in my 20s anymore (just like a lot of other things I can think of. Grrr.)
The good news is that Tom's … [Read More...]
Guacamole + Puff Pastry = Guacamole Puffs! This appetizer recipe is so good you’ll want to make for every party!
I’m a huge fan of good appetizer recipes. Like I sometimes stay up late in night pinning appetizer recipes and when planning a party. I find myself thinking about the food for 90% of the time (the other 10% is spent on all the other … [Read More...]
What comes immediately to mind when you think of fall flavors? For me it's pumpkin or caramel apple, but did you know that spinach is one of fall's finest flavors? It's at it's peak season in the fall and you can find ultra-fresh, organic spinach at your local farmer's market or co-op for cheap!
There's nothing like cooking … [Read More...]
At first glance, the atmosphere of Jekyll Island may seem like it’s for couples more than families. I could almost smell romance in the air! But don’t pigeonhole this island paradise just yet. Jekyll Island welcomes families and I can’t recommend it enough as a vacation destination with kids, particularly if educational opportunities through … [Read More...]
This Raspberry Chocolate Tart is now my go-to holiday dessert and I feel is about to become yours as well. Why? You can make it ahead of time and just keep it in your freezer.
The raspberry chocolate tart is a simple yet mind blowing delicious dessert that’s also a total crowd favorite. And you know what? When you are cooking up a storm and … [Read More...]
We're coming up on cooler weather and the transition from Southern heat and humidity, to the cold reality of winter is hard on my skin. While slathering on moisturizer, I'll wonder why I complained about humidity earlier in the year!
Now it a great time to stock up on your favorite Vaseline products at Walgreens and #ProtectWithVaseline this … [Read More...]
I joke that my children subsist on pancakes and my tears. It's not far from the truth. What to do with these picky little eaters? Well, our pediatrician tells me not to worry, but I'm a mom. Worrying is sort of my gig. Thankfully when they are tired of pancakes and my sorrow they are usually up for food from a pouch. Presentation is everything with … [Read More...]
Like most Americans, I'm upset about this election season. You too? We're choosing between two evils and who's the lesser is a topic of much debate. I learned this the hard way through a Facebook crapstorm which you can read through for some jollies this weekend.
As a resident of a red state whose vote doesn't actually count, I'm blessed with … [Read More...]
Homemade thank you gifts don't have to be complicated, expensive, or time-consuming. Check out this easy thank you gift idea using donuts and cinnamon rolls from your local grocery store's bakery department case. Cookies or mini brownies would work well too.
Easy DIY Thank You Gift
You will need
An assortment of baked treats from your local … [Read More...]
Located just 30 miles northeast of Savannah, Hilton Head Island is about as low as you can go in South Carolina’s Low Country. It’s a favorite beach destination among golf and tennis lovers, but it’s also ideal for families. Here’s why:
Hilton Head Island for Families
Whenever I visit an island for the first time, I make it a … [Read More...]
"Adulting" has it's way of taking a toll on marriage, doesn't it? The daily grind plus trying to raise a couple of healthy, socially responsible human beings can make time spent as a couple seem impossible. Never mind romance. What's that?
Since becoming parents we've found that simplifying romance is the only way to ensure it actually happens … [Read More...]
I have a confession to make that's going to get my Southerner card revoked if word gets out, so don't tell anyone ok? I don't really care about college football. *dodges flying tomatoes*
It's true. It's unacceptable for an Alabama resident, but it is what it is. Know how I fly under the radar? Owning a couple of team shirts and loving me … [Read More...]
Caramel French Toast Milkshake
Everyone's breaking out the fall flavors but it's still in the 90's here an Alabama. So when I was brainstorming ideas for seasonal flavors that can be enjoyed in the heat, I knew I had to make some Caramel French Toast Milkshakes!
The result? Oh my gosh guys, this is just the best drink I had in my entire … [Read More...]
Clean eating Crock Pot recipes can save you a lot of time and frustration on your new journey to better health. It's always a good idea to make dietary changes as convenient as possible in order to set yourself up for success! These clean eating slow cooker recipes can help whether you're a clean eating beginner or veteran.
Since clean … [Read More...]