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This chicken salad recipe with grapes combines the best of spicy and sweet in one bite!

Southwest Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is one of those dishes I don't make very often since I'm the only one in the house who will eat it. No accounting for taste, right? I enjoyed this Southwest Chicken Salad recipe for lunch yesterday. It was a nice deviation from my usual menu: crusts from Sweet T's peanut butter and jelly sandwich. ;) Southwest Chicken Salad 5.0 … [Read More...]


Tum-E-Yummies Giveaway (3 winners!) – Ends 5/6

Can you say "Tum-E-Yummies are Yummy in Sweet T's Tummy" five times fast? She'd probably finish drinking one before you could! We've had a mild spring here in Alabama, but that doesn't fool me into thinking that summer will be the same. All too soon we'll be in the triple digits and seeking relief from the heat. It's important to stay … [Read More...]

Use these spring cleaning tips to save time and tackle those household chores with ease!

10 Spring Cleaning Tips

Who among us actually likes to clean? I love a squeaky clean house, but don't necessarily enjoy the process of getting it to that point. As a result, I'm always on the lookout for shortcuts to take, cleaning tips to pin, or products that help make the process easier. If you feel the same way, read on for 10 spring cleaning tips that will help you … [Read More...]

If you're looking for easy appetizers for a party, look no further. These fried green beans with horseradish dipping sauce will be a hit at your next dinner party!

Fried Green Beans with Horseradish Sauce

Leave it to a Southerner to take a healthy green vegetable and deep fat fry that sucker! While this green bean recipe won't count as eating your veggies, it makes a delicious appetizer. I should call this fried green bean recipe "hacked green beans" because of all the shortcuts I took. Example 1 - I don't keep buttermilk in the house. Along … [Read More...]

Cornbread Pulled Pork Sliders. This pulled pork recipe makes a quick and easy dinner idea for busy weeknights

Cornbread Pulled Pork Sliders

This week's previous recipes have culminated into one delicious dish. Cornbread and pulled pork are both distinctly Southern foods, and they're even better together! This pulled pork recipe makes a quick and easy dinner idea for busy weeknights. You can cook a pork loin in the crock pot all day and add sauce after cooking for an easy way to … [Read More...]

An honest Dyson Vacuum cleaner review of the Dyson V6 Absolute cordless vacuum. 5 Things I love about it, a couple of neutral things you should know, and one area where it needs improvement!

Dyson V6 Absolute Review. Available at Best Buy!

The holy grail of vacuum brands has made it's way into my house! This is my first experience with a Dyson of any kind. You can read all the specifications and features of the Dyson V6 Absolute by clicking the link. Read on to discover my five favorite things about the vacuum, a couple of neutral features you need to be aware of, and the one area … [Read More...]

This coleslaw recipe makes a great coleslaw for pulled pork! The slaw recipe tastes great on it's own too.

Citrus Coleslaw

This coleslaw recipe tastes great with pulled pork or all on it's own. Honestly, I ate a bunch of it straight out of the mixing bowl. It's that good! Citrus Coleslaw 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Citrus Coleslaw Author: Jenn Prep time:  5 mins Total time:  5 mins   This coleslaw recipe tastes great with pulled … [Read More...]

Learn how to make southern style skillet cornbread with this easy cornbread recipe. The addition of cilantro gives this cornbread a southwest twist!

Cilantro Cornbread Recipe

Learn how to make cornbread with this easy cornbread recipe. The addition of cilantro gives this cornbread a southwest twist! We are huge cilantro fans in the house. If you are too, feel free to add more than the 1/4 cup in this recipe. Cilantro Cornbread Print Cilantro Cornbread Author: Jenn Prep time:  10 mins Cook … [Read More...]

DIY Sweet Treat Lamp

Toy Upcyle: DIY Sweet Treat Lamp

Sweet T received a Melissa & Doug Sweet Treat Tower a couple of years ago and enjoyed playing with it for about 6 months before she outgrew it. Her brother enjoyed playing with it about the same amount of time.  It was too cute to give away and still in great shape so when we decided on a sweet treat theme for Sweet T's room, I knew I wanted to … [Read More...]

blue lizard full spectrum sunscreen

Blue Lizard Sunscreen Prize Pack Giveaway. Two Winners! – Ends 4/22

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime? And over the past three decades, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined! Sun protection is something we take very seriously in this household. When I was a child, my mother contracted melanoma, likely from her exposure to the … [Read More...]

Lemon Lime Pound Cake Recipe: This easy dessert recipe tastes like summer in your mouth!

Lemon Lime Pound Cake

There's nothing like owning a bundt pan to make you feel like a legitimate adult (carrying an umbrella on rainy days is a close second.) I finally picked one up the other day at Ross while I was there for something completely unrelated. If your bundt pan hasn't been used lately (or if you just joined the ranks of adulthood like I apparently … [Read More...]


Get a Free Vanity Box with Your $15 Purchase at Walgreens!

How does your beauty routine differ in warmer months? Spring is here and that means some changes for me. The humidity in the air has me shampooing more often My legs and underarms won't be as covered as they were during the winter so skipping shaves isn't an option. Winter skin is trying to linger and I'm trying to banish it! If you're … [Read More...]

Enjoy a caramel frappuccino at home with this copycat Starbucks recipe.

Copycat Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe

Summer is coming at that means frapp season! Enjoy your favorite Starbucks treat at home with this Starbucks copycat Caramel Frappuccino recipe Copycat Starbucks Caramel Frappuccino Recipe 5.0 from 1 reviews Print Copycat Starbucks Author: Jenn Recipe type: Beverage   Enjoy your favorite Starbucks treat at home … [Read More...]

Looking for easy Easter egg ideas? Try these Speckled Easter Eggs.

Speckled Easter Eggs

Easter is less that a week away and if you have little ones at home you'll be hunting eggs soon! Sweet T and I enjoyed creating these speckled Easter eggs together using Kool-Aid. Speckled Easter Eggs You will need: 2 envelopes Kool-Aid Unsweetened Drink Mix, any red color (Try Cherry, Black Cherry, Strawberry or Tropical Punch … [Read More...]