Festive Thanksgiving  Appetizers

Festive Thanksgiving Appetizers Ideas

This post is brought to you by Foodie.  I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year so I’ve been looking for yummy appetizers for people to munch on while dinner finishes cooking in the oven. It will keep everyone out of the kitchen to allow me time to get everything completed and I won’t be stepping around anyone. […]

Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew - Slow Cooker meals

Ham, Kale and Navy Bean Stew – Slow Cooker eMeals

I am an eMeals blogger, this post contains affiliate links that help support this site.  I’m such a sucker for Slow Cooker meals. They are so easy to make and great for working families that rush home after a busy day and the first thing out of everyone’s mouth is, whats for dinner? eMeals now […]

The Hunger Games Inspired Food from characters and Districts

The Hunger Games – Food Inspired from the Characters and Districts

I’m the epitome of a Young Adult fangirl. The Hunger Games is one of my favorite series. I’m a sucker for a distopian trilogy. Divergent being my other favorite. Being in Atlanta I’m able to experience The Hunger Games at a whole new level because the movies were filmed here. One of my favorite spots […]

apple recipes

The Apple of My Eye, or at Least My Belly

This post is curated by Foodie.com. Besides my obsession with pumpkin, fall is the time that Apples are ripe and seeing as I grew up in the Apple Capitol, I tend to love a wide variety of apples and anything made with apples. Here are a few of the recipes that I am dying to […]

Pumpkindoodle Cookies

Pumpkindoodle Cookies – To Add to Your Pumpkin Spice Craze

What happens when a Snickerdoodle and a Pumpkin cookie get together and have a baby? A Pumpkindoodle cookie, and man are they good. My experimenting paid off, so much so that my family ate the first batch I made before I could take pictures of them. How heartbreaking to have to make more….really kill me […]

Pumpkin Chocolate Rice Krispies Treats

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Surprise Rice Krispies Treats

I love Fall, it’s my favorite time of the year. It’s not hot but not yet cold. We break out the sweaters, scarves, and boots. But the best part of Fall is all things pumpkin! I made these Rice Krispies treats last year when I found a host of Pumpkin flavored treats to mix together […]

Hot Roast Beef Sandwich

Slow Cooker Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches

Slow cooker recipes are the answer to busy mom meals. One of my favorite meals is a simple hot roast beat sandwich. Good for dinner or a lunch. The meat is tender and loaded with flavor. Just set it and forget it until it’s time to eat.  I bought my sirloin tip roast from Whole […]

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Healthy After School Snack Ideas – Frushi Recipe

This post is brought to you by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own. Snack time is my kids favorite time. They get to pick something out that will hold them over until dinner time but also satisfy a sweet or savory tooth. These are some of our favorite after school snacks that are also heathy […]

Sriracha Lemongrass Chicken

Spicy Sriracha Lemongrass Chicken Recipe

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My families love for spicy food runs deep, in all ethnic foods. After we tried some delicious Vietnamese food at a Food Truck festival we fell in love with lemongrass and the flavor is gives. So […]

Spicy Habanero Guacamole Recipe

Spicy Habanero Guacamole Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias I’m a sucker for spicy foods. I’ve recently upgraded from jalapeño peppers to the much hotter habanero peppers. So I wanted to try it out in my mother’s guacamole recipe to see if it gave me a nice kick in […]

Vegan Banana Dark Chocolate Ice Cream Sandwiches

Banana Dark Chocolate Vegan Ice Cream Sandwiches

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Silk. The opinions and text are all mine. Homemade ice cream is a real treat. There are endless options that you can try. I have been dying to try my hand at dark chocolate ice cream. To make it fun I decided to make […]

Back to school lunch

Back to School Lunch Ideas

This post is brought to you by Foodie.com and eMeals. Contains affiliate links that help fund this site. All opinions are my own. Can you believe it’s already time to send the kids back to school? They go back so early in the South. I’m already thinking about all the lunches I’ll need to pack […]

Unforgettable Movie Night and Golden Oreo Popcorn

Unforgettable Movie Night with Kids – Golden Oreo Popcorn

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Pop Secret and Fox Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #PopForRio2 http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV Spending quality time takes more then sitting and watching a movie. It’s about the lead up and the excitement. It’s about selecting your favorite popcorn […]

Raspberry Frozen Yogurt

Amazing Ice Cream Recipes

This post is brought you you by Foodie.com. I’m drooling over all the amazing ice cream recipes I keep finding. The summer heat makes me want to swim in it. Then I discovered this Yonanas thing that makes fruit into ice cream and it’s now on my wish list so I can make some all […]

Oven Roasted Rosemary Citrus Chicken

Oven Roasted Rosemary Citrus Chicken Recipe

This roasted rosemary citrus chicken recipe has become a true favorite in my house. I’ve recently taken on a gluten free diet to see if it helps with some of my health issues and I discovered that gluten is hidden in things you wouldn’t think it is. Like seasonings. So I’ve become a heavy label […]

Greek Salad Dressing

Greek Salad Dressing Recipe

This post brought to you by Pompeian. All opinions are 100% mine. I love salads. Big beautiful ones with lots of color and flavor. It’s a meal in a bowl. This month is National Vinegar and National Salad month! So I wanted to make one of my favorite salads to enjoy from scratch, even the […]

Outdoor Grilling

Awesome Outdoor Grilling Recipes

This post is brought you by Foodie.com. A great place to collect recipes. All opinions are my own. We love the summer time, because we do a lot of grilling. We go through lots of propane and try new things to try on the grill. We recently discovered how amazing grilled peaches are. There is […]

The best Meatball recipe!

The Best and Easiest Meatball Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla®. It makes me feel good that the little things I do, like simply buying pasta sauce for my family can help other families in need. I mentioned Barilla®’s partnership with Feeding America, but now they are offering a great program where Barilla® will […]

Berry Beautiful Spring Salads

Berry Beautiful Spring Salads

This post is brought to you by Foodie.com. All collections and thoughts are my own. I love Spring! Aside from the pollen, everything is in bloom and lots of fruits and berries start popping out. One of my favorite things to do with those fruits and berries is to put them on my salads. Switching […]

Easter Wine Pairings

Easter Brunch and Dinnner Wine Pairings

I was sent Mirassou® Wine to try and share with my family. All opinions are my own.  It’s time for the big southern brunches and dinners. Families coming together to eat good and share a holiday together. Southerns do it big too, go big or go home. We like big meals filled with a glazed ham […]

Chocolate Coconut Scones

Chocolate Coconut Scones

Scones are the special pastry that I treat myself to occasionally at Starbucks when I’m working. There is something about them. It’s like eating sweet bread that you don’t have to wait long for. They are the perfect compliment to coffee and tea. I’ve never made scones before so I was surprised at how simple […]

Southern Style Sunday Dinner

Southern Style Sunday Dinner Ideas

This post is brought to you by Foodie.com. All opinions are 100% my own. I’ve lived in the south nearly my whole life and I still can’t make friend chicken. My husband calls me a southern disgrace. So I leave the friend chicken to him unless he wants it burnt. I’m a baker more than […]

Mixed Berry Muffins - Streusel Topping

Mixed Berry Muffins with Blue Pixie Dust Streusel Topping

One of my favorite things to eat are muffins. Banana, Chocolate, Bran, or Berry, they are all my favorite. Fresh out of the over and served warm. Mmmm. I’m drooling just thinking about it. So in honor of the new Disney Fairies movie, The Pirate Fairy special Walmart exclusive DVD, I made these fancy muffins. […]

Turkey Rueben Panini

Turkey Rueben Panini

I love panini’s, they are the grown up version of a grilled cheese sandwich, and I love a good grilled cheese sandwich. Rueben’s are my favorite sandwiches though. My Irish blood makes me a sucker for the corned beef and sauerkraut. When I get a craving for them it’s hard to break it. The Rueben […]


15 Chocolate Pie Recipes to Drool Over

This post is sponsored by Foodie.com Nothing puts a smile on your face quite like pie. You can make it out of just about anything. But I’m pretty partial to chocolate so why mess up a great thing. How about we make an even better thing by putting in into a pie!?  I’m ready for […]

Cafe Latte Greek Yogurt Pancakes

Cafe Latte Greek Yogurt Pancakes

This post was created in partnership with Stonyfield. All opinions are my own. It’s National Pancake Week and I am so in love with the new Stonyfield Greek Cafe Latte Greek Yogurt that I’ve been making fun recipes with it. These pancakes are bursting with expresso flavor. It’s a new twist on an old favorite! […]

Roasted Tomato and Mozzarella Sandwich

Roasted Tomato and Mozzarella Panini – Starbucks Copy Cat Recipe

I am slightly obsessed with this sandwich at the moment. It’s the Roasted Tomato & Mozzarella Panini from Starbucks. I can’t run out and grab one every time I’m craving it though, so I started making them as home and I thought I’d share the recipe with you.  This is a gourmet sandwich hurting with flavor […]

Colored Snickerdoodle Cookies

Colorful Snickerdoodle Cookies

I love snicker doodle cookies. They are the perfect cookie for any occasion. This recipe is my go to Snickerdoole recipe because the cookies are always chewy on the inside and crunchy on the outside. I thought I would try something new with them this holiday so that I could give them to friends and […]

Chocolate Rolled Cookies

Chocolate Rolled Cookies

These yummy cookies I stumbled upon while I was looking for an alternative to the plain old rolled cookies. I wasn’t a huge fan of rolled cut out cookies until I tried these. My husband also agrees that these chocolate cut out cookies are this new favorites. This recipe is from the Cookie Craft cookbook.   They […]

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Chex Party Mix

Dark Chocolate Strawberry Chex® Party Mix

This post brought to you by Chex® cereal. I have been compensated and given free product for my time & commitment, but all opinions are 100% mine. I love the holidays. It brings my family together more then we normally do. We also get to eat lots of great food. That’s another reason I love […]

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