Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 166

Welcome to the weekly blog recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 166! I’m enjoying my view this morning and trying to imprint it into my mind because I’ll be returning to the real world on Sunday. I’m also pondering the age-old question. Why do vacations seem to fly by? I’ve enjoyed my break from work and I […]

28 Chinese Takeout Recipes You Will Love

My family happens to love Chinese Food! Years ago, I won a cooking contest when I prepared Sweet and Sour Chicken, from-scratch Fortune Cookies (complete with fortunes) and Chinese Doughnuts. I learned that I didn’t have to order Chinese Takeout to enjoy delicious Chinese food. If you love Chinese takeout, but not the cost, this collection […]

Weekly Blog Recap and Pretty Pintastic Party 165

Hi, Y’all! So glad you are stopping by the Pretty Pintastic Party 165! I’m enjoying a two-week vacation in beautiful St. Maarten. Actually, the first week is coming to an end and I’m wanting things to slow down a little. I made sure I had a few blog posts written before I left home so […]

Homemade Spaghetti Sauce in the Slow Cooker

My mama’s spaghetti is the best in the world. Period. When I was growing up, my dad didn’t care much for spaghetti. He liked good southern cooking like fried chicken, rice and gravy, peas, biscuits or cornbread, sliced tomatoes and banana pudding for dessert. Spaghetti night was just tolerated by him, but my siblings and […]

How to Make Fried Peach Pies with Refrigerated Biscuits

Fried Peach Pies are my go-to comfort food when I’m missing my home state or when fresh peaches are in season. One day, when I was in high school, I was at the Fast-Stop (convenience store) in my hometown of Rochelle, GA. I’m pretty sure I was buying a Snickers bar and a Coke (my […]

How to Host an Adorable Nautical Baby Shower

As a brand ambassador for Oriental Trading, I have received products or compensation for my Nautical Baby Shower. All opinions are my own. Drumroll, please! I have a big announcement! My son and daughter-in-law are expecting their first baby! This will be my 5th grandchild. They have a gazillion friends and I’m sure they will have […]

How to Make Delicious and Easy Smooth Creme Caramel

Please extend a big welcome to guest blogger, Claire. She blogs over at Sumo Chef and she has stopped by to share her Smooth Creme Caramel. Doesn’t it look delicious?  There will ALWAYS be room for dessert. And what’s one dessert that’s easy to make but goes beyond the usual cake or cookies? A delicious […]

How to Make Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes

This post, Amazing Red Velvet Cupcakes, is part of a Movie Monday blog hop. Be sure and visit the other blogs listed at the end of the post for more wedding movie inspiration.  What do Red Velvet Cupcakes have to do with movies? I’ll give you a hint. This month’s movie blog hop is celebrating […]

How to Make Delicious Blackberry Glazed Grilled Ribs

This shop, Blackberry Glazed Grilled Ribs, has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #CollectiveBias I love a good party, especially a birthday party and there’s a big one on the horizon. I’m not talking about my birthday in August. It’s not really a biggie since I’ll […]

5 Easy Tips for Growing Lemon Trees

For me, summertime is about fresh produce, berries and using lemons in everything! I use lemons in salad dressings, cakes, squeezing over a chicken dinner, and even cleaning my house! Lemons are very versatile and add a delicious brightness to any dish. Lemons are not that hard to grow on your own. Wouldn’t it be great […]