Recipes

Have I mentioned that I love picnics? There is something about getting outside on a gorgeous day to share a meal with your loved ones that is just perfection to me. Not to mention how adorable all of the tiny picnic items are! I love tiny salt and pepper shakers and picnic baskets where everything […]

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Grits are one of my favorite dishes to make. They are also one of the reasons why I started this blog. Growing up with a Southern mother, I was very used to have grits on a regular basis. I might wake up on Saturday morning to find a big pot of grits on the stovetop […]

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For so many years growing up, my brother and I tried to make my mom breakfast in bed for Mother’s Day. I’m not sure that it ever really worked out. My mom was always awake before me and breakfast in bed tends to be somewhat of a mess, but still it’s the thought that counts […]

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For those of you who know me, you know that I love all things French. What is there not to love? While I have only visited once (second trip coming soon!), my shelves are laden with French books, my favorite restaurant is French, I took French in high school and college, and I take French cooking […]

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 Casseroles often get a bad rap. They are associated with no flavor and mushy consistency. I’d like to break that image by calling it a “one pan meal”.  On a busy weeknight, it is really nice to be able to dump everything in a pan, put it in the oven and walk away until the […]

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Tomorrow I turn 30. This is my last day in my 20’s. It is officially the end of the era! To say good bye to my 20’s and hello to my 30’s, I am will be celebrating with this yummy Birthday Cake Shot which was inspired by Sweetapolita. I invite you to make this delicious shot and […]

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