Valentine’s Day Recipes – Southern Style

Whether you’re cooking a romantic dinner for your beau, baking Valentine’s Day cookies for your children, or throwing a huge party, we’ve got you covered.  And if you like sweets (who doesn’t?), you’ve come to the right place, baby!  We’re gonna give you some sugar! Before we dig in, I have to give a shout […]

Polar Express Train Ride

I had a blast with the family this past weekend in the picturesque town of Bryson City, North Carolina.  The main event was the Polar Express Train Ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad with the grand kids.  It was a perfectly wintry night for a trip to see Santa at the North Pole! We […]

Hazelnut Toffee

Today I’m sharing my Hazelnut Toffee over at My Cooking Spot!  I was flattered and honored when asked to be a monthly contributor and I just wanted to let you know where to find me today.  Click here to visit My Cooking Spot and grab my recipe!  Hazelnut Toffee is the perfect treat for the […]

Cookie Dough Truffles

In early November, I start planning all of my holiday parties and menus and that means it’s almost time for some cookie dough truffles.  I normally make Oreo Truffles, but I reached way back into my recipe archives and resurrected these cookie dough truffles and I know everyone will love them! The inside of the […]

Easter Candy Buffet

I remember, as a child, going downtown with my parents and walking into Nance’s Five and Ten store.  I recall entering through the huge door with the big glass insert and stepping onto the old hardwood floors that creaked and groaned as I walked to the main attraction – the penny candy display.  I can […]

Melinda’s Buckeyes

Buckeyes are always a big hit at our house during the Christmas season! As you all know by now, I don’t get to see my sister as much as I would like to, but we text, email, talk and there’s always that time when she called me at a weird not-her-usual-two-hour-time-difference time and I grabbed […]