10 Easy Ways to Save Money During the Holidays

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GPHolidayAtHome #CollectiveBias The holiday season is in full swing and it’s the most wonderful time of the year! I always wish for snow on Christmas Day and it rarely happens here in the south. It did snow the […]

How to Create a Gift Basket for Tech-Savvy Guys

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. Product was provided by the client for review; however, all opinions are mine alone. #WorldsSmartestToothbrush #CollectiveBias Who is the most difficult person to buy for on your Christmas list? For me, it’s my son-in-law! He’s not difficult as a person. He’s one of […]

Reasons Why I Love LED Christmas Lights on my Tree

This post is sponsored by Tree Classics. All opinions are my own.  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at my house! Yes, I’m that person who decorates for Christmas before Thanksgiving. Christmas is my favorite season and I like to enjoy the decor as long as possible. One of my favorite Christmas memories […]

How to Make Yummy Carolina Skillet Cake

Everything’s better when it’s cooked it a cast iron skillet. Don’t you agree? I always make my buttermilk cornbread in a skillet and this Carolina Skillet Cake is another excuse to pull out my skillet. I’m pretty much obsessed with church cookbooks and that’s where I found this recipe many years ago. It’s funny how […]

My Surprising and Amazing Results from a DNA Test

As I grow older, I find myself wanting to learn more about my family’s history. When I was growing up, I never thought much about it. I knew my grandparents and my great-grandma Mac (short for McGlamery). She lived to be 99 and I pray I inherited her long-life genes! These days, I want to […]

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 182

Brrr and welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 182! Come on in! It finally turned cold (for us) here in the southeast. Add a drizzle of rain all day long and it’s actually pretty chilly. It’s the perfect weather for curling up on the sofa with a blanket and a good book. Last week my […]

How to Make Easy Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Pizza

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LeaveBlandBehind #CollectiveBias When we lived in Tulsa, we had pizza delivered every Friday night. It was a favorite family tradition and we’d watch a movie, eat pizza and enjoy the start of a brand new weekend. When we […]

How to Make Gingerbread with Lemon Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #LatteMadeEasy #CollectiveBias The holidays are right around the corner and for me, it’s the busiest time of the year. I’ve got parties to plan, menus to put together and recipes to whip up. Of course, I wouldn’t have it […]

How to Make an Italian Cream Cake

When I need a special occasion cake, this one is always my go-to! I’ve been making (and eating) Italian Cream Cake for years. All of a sudden I realized that I haven’t shared my recipe on the blog. That’s a good excuse to make an Italian Cream Cake, right? No one really knows where the […]

Time to Party at the Pretty Pintastic Party 181

Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party 181! We are so glad you stopped by! I’m a little sluggish today because I’m detoxing from Halloween Candy Overload. I rarely eat candy. I can’t tell you when I’ve had a piece of candy. Until Halloween night. I munched on my favorite Peanut M&M’s and Butterfingers. I’m thankful […]