Apple Pie Milkshake

Apple Pie Milkshake is the best of both worlds – apple pie and a milkshake – a marriage made in heaven. When I think about apple pie, I think about all things fall and Thanksgiving. Milkshakes, on the other hand, remind me of a hot summer day. Since I live in the south and fall […]

Shrimp and Grits Are A Southern Classic

Grits. It’s more than Girls Raised In The South. It’s more than just Kiss my Grits, the saying that the sitcom, Alice, made famous in the ’70s. Grits are a southern classic. And when it comes to Shrimp and Grits, I’m in heaven.  We serve this southern staple piping hot with over-easy eggs for breakfast and we […]

Chocolate Martini Body Scrub Is Easy To Make

Do you love body scrubs as much as I do?  Homemade Chocolate Martini Body Scrub is one of my favorites!   Recently, I made 50 of these to give as favors at a ladies-only party. I received several comments on how awesome this scrub is! Well, thank you very much! This body scrub is all-natural […]

Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #ShareACokeHuddleUp #CollectiveBias Are you ready for some college football? I am! It’s that time of the year again and I’m pulling out all my favorite game day recipes, including Cheesy Artichoke Stuffed Italian Bread.  On any given […]

Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes At My House

Don’t you just love Thanksgiving? I do! Yes, it’s a lot of work if you’re going to host (like me), but it’s such a wonderful time of the year. It’s a good time to share my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes. The week leading up to Thanksgiving can be crazy busy, but I love every minute […]

Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

You won’t miss the meat in Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Chili. This chili is perfect on a cold and rainy day.  Once fall arrives, I’m all about soup, chili, and stew. Once it gets really cold, I could eat some type of soup or chili every night.  Vegetarian Black Bean Chili happens to be my […]

Buffalo Chicken Wings And Blue Cheese Dip

This post, Buffalo Chicken Wings, contains affiliate links.  Whenever we’re having a party, Buffalo Chicken Wings are on the menu. These wings are perfect for game day or any day. I even make these for weekend dinners – sometimes baked, sometimes fried.  In this recipe, Spicy Chicken Wings are deep-fried. If you don’t eat fried foods, […]

Pumpkin Cake Roll Is a Favorite Fall Dessert

Pumpkin Cake Roll is full of flavor and filled with a delicious cream cheese filling. It’s the perfect Thanksgiving Day dessert.  Fall has arrived and there’s a chill in the air! I’ve always wanted to say that, but here in the south, the chill hasn’t arrived yet. That fact doesn’t stop me from thinking about […]

Helping the Grief-Stricken – 7 Practical Ways

Sometimes we have absolutely no clue as to what to do or say when a friend is grieving. That’s why I put together my top 7 tips on helping the grief-stricken.  My husband and I have been in the ministry (pastoring) for over 30 years. And I love just about everything about it. I adore […]

Italian Sausage Flatbread Pizza

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCarandoMeal #CollectiveBias  Italian Sausage Flatbread Pizza is an easy meal to make for weeknights or when entertaining during the weekend. This semi-homemade pizza begins with pre-made flatbread and Carando® Fresh Italian Sausage Links. I add pesto, fresh veggies, and feta […]