Forgiveness is a powerful thing. Probably far more powerful than many of us have taken the time or thought to realize. Just the other night, I was flipping
Grab the blood pressure pills and call the cardiologist, have I've got an awesome recipe for y'all today! Fresh popcorn popped in bacon fat then drizzled with
A few years ago, I was in downtown Montgomery when this guy came up to me begging for money. He told me that his wife was pregnant and that he was stranded
I've got a quick little story for y'all today and an awesome recipe that brings back so many great memories for me. Okay, so to set the scene...
Hey folks! I'm swamped this week getting all the details worked out for J's birthday party this weekend! So I've asked one of my favorite bloggers to take the
The birthday festivus has begun. "What is that", you ask. Well, my little guy will be 3 next Saturday and we've been feverishly planning the bash. And to be
I'm a little embarrassed to admit this. But if an effort of full disclosure, I have to say that I know what dog treats taste like. Well, at least this kind.
When I was little, my grandfather was the butcher at a small grocery store/service station in the little bitty town of Camden, Alabama. If you're familiar with
When I think about sandwiches and the South, I automatically think about pimento cheese. This iconic Southern menu item is great slathered between two pieces
I've got a special little dish to share with y'all today. It's not really a recipe, per se. It's something that I grew up eating, thinking that we were the
This post was originally published August 18, 2011 and was updated October 26, 2021. I'm back to share another childhood favorite recipe of mine and this
I'm ba-ack! Woo-hoo! My jury duty service is over. To be honest it was an enlightening and frightening experience, but I'm glad to be able to to my part.
Growing up there weren't a whole lot of kids in my neighborhood and as an only child it was sometimes difficult to find playmates. But I did find one rather
The other day I had someone ask me how I can be so positive and upbeat all the time. And though the short answer is, " I choose to be that way," I feel like
Now y'all don't run me out when I say this, but I don't cook fried chicken very often. I know it's Southern blasphemy, but I just don't. It's not because I
From the day I started this blog, there has always been one recipe that I wanted to share, but couldn't. It's my grandfather's recipe for Lemon Icebox Pie.
Over the course of the last few months, I've been updating old posts with new photography and more tips for making my recipes turn out perfectly for you. Many
As a kid, I always feared potlucks. Mainly because I had this weird fear of eating other people's food. I'm pretty sure this stemmed from a tragic
I just love it when you all share recipes with me! I love checking my email to find a new family favorite that's probably been passed down through the
I was working on this post when I saw a post on my buddy Christy Jordan's site last week. It did such a good job of summing up why she and I blog about the
So, today is officially the first day of Summer. But, I beg to differ with that meteorological designation because we've been living in the blast furnace known
Saturday we were heading through downtown and pulled over and stopped to allow a funeral procession to pass. The crossing streets had been closed by police
A few months back, I got criticized for using the word "y'all". And I'd like to thank all of you out there who jumped to my defense, but I'm okay with
Ingredients 1 cup mayo 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1 tablespoon creole seasoning (I prefer Zatarain's) 3 tablespoons of creole mustard (same