The Good, Bad and Ugly of Having a Viral Video

My first Facebook recipe video is viral (without boosting)! I’m pinching myself. Within the first few days, it’s been seen by more than 20 million people – organically. Hundreds of thousands have shared it and commented and my FB page has exploded with new growth. I have a viral video. Yippee! I’m jumping with joy and […]

Pretty Pintastic Party 175 and a Crazy Week for Me

It’s been a crazy week. Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 175! Y’all, my first ever food video I published on FB went crazy viral this week and crashed my website. I’m so glad it’s back up and running. So far, I’ve received 15 Million views on Facebook! Yes, 15 million. I’m pinching myself and […]

How to Make Creamy Taffy Apple Dip

How to Make Creamy Taffy Apple Dip is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Rubbermaid®. All opinions are my own. #StoredBrilliantly It’s almost fall, y’all (I love saying that!) and I’m such a seasonal snacker! For instance, I rarely eat ice cream when it’s freezing outside. Thanksgiving is pretty much the only time I eat pumpkin pie. Fall […]

5 Reasons Why I Love My Kindle the Best

This post, 5 Reasons Why I Love My Kindle, has affiliate links. If you click on a link to make a purchase, I’ll receive a little commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks for supporting the companies who support me. I’m the one! The one who scoffed when Amazon released its first Kindle. The one […]

Pretty Pintastic Party 174 Plus Blog Recap

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 174! This is one crazy week! Hurricane Irma really packed a punch. Here in South Carolina, we experienced high winds, rain and power outages. My family in Middle GA had it much worse. My niece is still without power and my friend’s entire pecan orchard was uprooted. The trees […]

How to Create a Stunning No-Cost Autumn Tablescape

How to Create a Stunning No-Cost Autumn Tablescape is part of a Fall Tablescape Blog Hop. Be sure and visit the other blogs listed at the end of the post for more inspiration.  Visiting my favorite stores for fall decor inspiration is so much fun! This time around, I decided I’ll create a no-cost autumn […]

How to Make Mom’s Amazing Southern Fried Chicken

When it comes to southern fried chicken, my mom is a legend. Over the years, I’ve seen family members scarf down up to seven pieces of her southern fried chicken. I pinkie swear! Yes, it’s that good. The first time my husband tasted my mom’s southern fried chicken, he was hooked – on me and […]

How to Make Comforting and Versatile Vegetable Soup

Can you hear it? It’s the sound of fall calling out for Versatile Vegetable Soup. Soup season is here! For me, one of the best things about fall and winter is soup. The best thing about Versatile Vegetable Soup is that it’s versatile! Duh! You can add your favorite veggies and leave out the ones […]

Pretty Pintastic Party 173 And Prayers for Hurricane Victims

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 173! My heart is breaking for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma. St. Maarten is one of my favorite islands to visit and seeing the devastation to the airport and reading about the death toll tugs at my heart and brings me to my knees in prayer. […]

15 Fall Button Crafts You Will Love to Create

I’m always a little sad to see summer disappear. It’s my favorite time of the year. Then fall arrives with a little bit of chill in the air and I’m full on into fall crafts and pumpkin spice everything. Speaking of crafts, these 15 Fall Button Crafts will have you rounding up all your extra […]