Whole 30 Approved Homemade Mayo

Several members of my family are living the Whole 30 lifestyle. It simply means they eat whole foods – natural, non-processed foods. So I set out to make Whole 30 Approved Homemade Mayo. Before my foray into the business of making my own mayo, I had never, ever done it before. I’ve always bought store-bought […]

Tips for Eating Healthy on a Budget

Hey, everyone!  I’m excited to have a guest post on the blog today.  Enjoy! I’m happy to welcome Jason Feller as our guest today.  Jason is an experienced journalist and writer who now blogs about couponing techniques and money-saving strategies for popular stores such as Macy’s on Dealspotr.com. If you’ve ever tried to eat healthily, […]

Top 5 Snack Ideas for the Beach

Thanks to Sverve & Smucker’s® for sponsoring this post.  All opinions are my own. #snackation  My family is enjoying one more beach adventure before we officially wave goodbye to summer and begin our countdown to fall.  I shared plans for our last hurrah when I posted Snacks for End-of-Summer Adventures and mentioned that Walmart is my #snackation destination. […]

Plenti Greek Yogurt – The Perfect Breakfast

Lately, I’ve been trying to eat a healthier breakfast.  Since it’s way too hot here in the south to heat up the kitchen, I’ve been relying on yogurt to start my day.  Is it just me, or do you ever get tired of having to add so many ingredients to your yogurt to make it […]

Best Ever Mocktails for Spring & Summer

It’s getting hot in here!  I’m sorry if you’re still digging out from under the snow while I’m enjoying 70 & 80º weather.  Because I’m such a summer girl, you’ll never hear me complaining about the heat, even when it nears 100º!  I only complain about the weather during winter. Hot weather requires cold drinks […]

Game Day Recipes with Ritz Crackers & Coke

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and it’s advertisers.  All opinions are mine alone.  #PrepareToParty #CollectiveBias  It’s almost time for the big game and I’ve created the easiest, tastiest game day recipes with Ritz Crackers & Coke.  I prepared and presented these recipes to my 20 something year old tasting panel (aka […]

Tuna Guacamole – Healthy Living Series

Avocados and tuna have been referred to as two of the world’s healthiest foods.  What happens when you combine them?  That’s just what I did in my Tuna Guacamole – Healthy Living Series. When you combine Bumble Bee water packed tuna and avocado, add a few spices, salsa and some lime juice, you have a […]

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Let me tell you a secret:  I never, ever use imitation vanilla extract when baking.  Pure vanilla extract is so worth the extra cost. Have you ever wondered how real vanilla extract is made?  And did you know that you can make your own homemade vanilla extract?  It’s so easy! You only need 2 ingredients […]

Favorite Herbs and Pesto

When I’m sharing a recipe, I always try to keep the novice cook in mind.  Why?  Because once upon a time I was one! You can read about one of my early cooking disasters here!  In this introduction to my favorite herbs, I did the same thing and I hope it helps. Are you the […]

Mom’s Deep Fried Turkey Rub

This post contains affiliate links. If you click the link make a purchase, I will receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  If you’ve never had a deep fried turkey for Thanksgiving, you just don’t know what you’re missing.  Mom and dad have been deep frying their holiday bird for decades. Actually, the […]