I Have a Song for That – My Karaoke Experience

This is a funny story about my one and only karaoke experience – I Have a Song For That!  Why does everyone automatically think that a pastor’s wife can sing?  I can’t sing.  Period.  Not a lick. (Where did that expression come from?)  I didn’t say that I don’t sing, just that I can’t.   […]

Hit Miss – Smashed Fried Okra Is A Big Hit

Smashed Fried Okra is tender on the inside and crunchy on the outside – just the way I like it.  Okra – it’s one of those southern foods that you love, hate or have to ask someone, “What is okra?”  There is no middle ground! Okra is a green flowering plant. It belongs in the same […]

How to Find Shopping Steals and Deals

I’m sharing all my shopping steals and deals today. Don’t forget to comment and leave your favorite tips for saving money when shopping.  I still have the tags from a pair of classic white Bermuda shorts (by one of my favorite designers) I purchased last summer.  The original price (not suggested) was $120.00. Score!  I […]

Beginners Guide To Catering a Big Event

A beginner’s guide to catering a big event will help you host your next big party.  Sometimes in life, we will have a large gathering or event that catering is required for, maybe a big birthday party, retirement party or something similar. The tempting thing to do is to hire in a caterer to take […]

Summer Must-Haves for 20s, 30s, 40s and 50s

Summer Must-Haves contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  OK – you’ve got to brace yourself for this one! My oldest daughter turned 40 last month! I think it was more difficult for me than it was for […]

Cherry-Apple Glazed Grilled Ribs Are Amazing

This post, Cherry-Apple Glazed Ribs been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetGrillingAmerica #GetGrillingWithSmithfield #CollectiveBias Labor Day Weekend will be here soon and I always consider this as my farewell to summer. I’m reminiscing about all the fun summer cookouts I’ve hosted. I’ve decided to throw a party […]

Loaded Nachos In Less Than 10 Minutes

This post is sponsored by Pace®. All comments and opinions are my own. My favorite day of the week is Tuesday! Why? Because it’s Taco Tuesday! Of course, any day that features Mexican food is my favorite. What can I say? I heart Mexican food and Loaded Nachos with Pace® Snacking Salsa. I remember the […]

Overnight French Toast With Praline Topping

Overnight French Toast is perfect for weekend guests or any morning of the week. This french toast is made the night before and baked the next morning. The aroma is so wonderful and your guests will think you’ve been cooking all morning. The praline topping on this french toast is amazing and adds so much […]

Coffee Ice Cream Pie With Chocolate Drizzle

Coffee Ice Cream Pie with Chocolate Drizzle is probably the easiest dessert you’ll ever make. This frozen pie has a chocolate crust filled with coffee ice cream. Before serving, adding a dollop of whipped cream, chocolate sauce and plop a cherry on top. Done!  I hesitate to even call this pie a recipe because it’s […]

Savory Bacon Tomato Cobbler and Mahon Cheese Biscuits

This post, Savory Bacon Tomato Cobbler, is sponsored by Mahón-Menorca Cheese. All opinions are my own. Savory Bacon Tomato Cobbler is a delicious twist on tomato pie. Layers of tomatoes and a bacon/cheese mixture are topped with buttermilk cheese biscuits brushed with melted butter. Summer doesn’t get any better than this!  When I was growing […]