Kid Friendly Baked Chicken Fingers


I’ll be honest ya’ll!  I haven’t done such a great job of raising kids who eat what is put in front of them.  As hard as I’ve tried, my boys are resistant.  However, there are night when I just don’t have the energy to fight with them over eating what’s on their plate.  And that’s (Continue Reading…);

15 Great Ways to Enjoy Apple Pie


Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to pick some apples!  So when asked me to partner with to share my favorite apple pie recipes, I couldn’t wait! Living in the south, there are few things I love more than a good Southern apple pie.  From the time the leaves start (Continue Reading…);

Sweeten Up Your Week with Chocolate Drop Cookies


Ever had one of those days when you just need something sweet?  While I do try to limit my sweets when I can, let’s be honest – there are occasional days that just call for chocolate!  When you have one of those moments, it’s time to fire up the blender, reach for Hershey’s Kisses and (Continue Reading…);

Easy Dinner Idea: Parmesan & Panko Shrimp


Happy Monday ya’ll!  It’s officially a new week and that means it’s back to the grind with busy schedules.  If you’re like me and looking to make meal time a breeze, be sure to check out today’s easy recipe that any seafood lover will adore! What You Will Need: 2 Pounds of Peeled and Deveined (Continue Reading…);

How to Make the Perfect Apple Pie


Fall is in the air and where we live that means apples.  No matter where we turn this time of year, we see an apple orchard and honestly, there is nothing quite as much fun as taking the kids to pick apples and then turning it into a delicious pie!  Just last week, we headed (Continue Reading…);

25 Delicious Apple Recipes to Fall in Love With


Fall is in the air and in my part of the country that means….apples.  Living near Apple Country USA, one of the first things I do when the weather starts to cool off is pull out my favorite apple recipes.  This year, I wanted to add a few new ones and mix things up and (Continue Reading…);

Delicious Dinners: Barbecue Shrimp Kabobs


It’s Monday.  Yes, I hear the collective sigh.  For me, it’s the day of the week when there are a million things on my to-do list and the fewest hours to accomplish them.  It never fails that around 3pm on Monday I find myself stressing out about dinner.  I need something that I can get (Continue Reading…);

Easy Lunch: Pistachio and Dill Chicken Salad

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I know how busy weekdays can get.  In fact, in the craziness of everyday life I often forget to eat lunch…or I grab something that’s not so great.  In an effort to take better care of ME, I’ve been working on adding meals to my busy schedule that are both easy and delicious.  That way, (Continue Reading…);

Easy Side Dish: Crunchy Bacon & Broccoli Slaw


Being a true Southern girl, slaw is a favorite in my home.  Just think about it – you can put it with burgers, barbeque, hotdogs and more.  But it doesn’t stop there.  You can also use it as a side for chicken or fish….or just about anything else.  In fact, the simple truth about slaw (Continue Reading…);

Sweet Southern BBQ Sauce Recipe


Growing up in North Carolina, one thing that I know is good BBQ.  In fact, as a little girl my daddy always took my to BBQ restaurants and let me try the different sauces. Since very early on I was a ketchup based sauce fan.  I love the sweetness of it as opposed to the (Continue Reading…);