This recipe for Green Bean Casserole takes the classic dish up a notch by adding bacon, mushrooms, and cheese! It's a new Thanksgiving must-have! Southern Slow Cooker Green Beans This classic Southern Cornbread Dressing is a simple, easy recipe that's been passed down for generations! Cinnamon Roll Pumpkin Bites

Meal Plan Monday #51

Hey, y’all! A yummy snack and an easy to make healthy breakfast are our featured dishes on this week’s Meal Plan Monday. Chocolate Chip Fruit Dip, from My Fearless Kitchen and Quick & Easy Overnight Oats from…read more »

This Cheesy Salsa Chicken and Rice is the perfect one-dish meal. Prep and clean-up are a cinch and the flavors are amazing!

Cheesy Salsa Chicken and Rice

It was the last day of winter break.  Jack had been home for 3 days and I hadn’t gotten anything done.  I needed to work.  I needed to get new content up on the blog.…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #50

WOOHOO! We’ve made it to the big 5-0 this week in Meal Plan Monday. Thanks to all of the wonderful food bloggers who offer up deliciousness to inspire us! Bloggers, make sure you link back…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #49

Welcome to another great edition of Meal Plan Monday! This week we have a healthy version of a family favorite, a great DIY mix (that we can’t wait to try), and our host feature is…read more »

Maple Pecan Cornbread Bites – Free Martha White E-Cookbook!

I’m so excited to share this super easy and delicious recipe made with Martha White Sweet Cornbread Muffin Mix.  They’re perfectly sweet and maple-y with a little crunch from the pecans.  They’re great for breakfast, and…read more »

Taco Soup

This is one of those recipes that has 487 million variations.  Everybody has one.  But the truth is, it’s just too delicious not to share here too.  And did I mention it’s easy?  Like brown some…read more »

Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filling

I’m so honored to be asked back to the Love, Reese blog over on the Draper James website.  This time, I created these decadent Carrot Cake Whoopie Pies with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Filling to celebrate…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #48

Welcome to another delicious edition of Meal Plan Monday!  We had some absolutely decadent recipes last week so we just can’t wait to see what all gets linked-up this week!  From this Slow Cooker Beef…read more »

With only 4 ingredients, these Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies are easier than you think. They're pillowy perfection!

Red Velvet Cake Mix Cookies

Homemade desserts have always been a part of our Valentine’s celebrations.  One of the very first things Heather ever made for me was dinner on Valentine’s Day followed by these homemade chocolate brownies in the shape…read more »

25 Super Recipes for the Big Game

Getting ready for the big game?  Need a little inspiration for some football snacks?  Regardless of which team you’re pulling for, these recipes will be the real winners on game day!  I’ve gathered up 25…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #47

We’re so excited to share another weeks filled with amazing recipes ideas!  This Meal Plan Monday thing just keeps growing.  I don’t know about y’all, but it certainly gives me some great ideas to get…read more »

You won't get an easier recipe to create all the delicious flavors of Stuffed Cabbage in a fraction of the time! This Stuffed Cabbage Soup is a real winner!

Stuffed Cabbage Soup

Stuffed cabbage is one of those foods that instantly takes me back to my childhood.  One bite, and I am transported back to that blue-formica-topped kitchen counter watching Mom carefully roll the meat filling in the cabbage…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #46

Y’all!  We’ve got a whole lot of deliciousness this week in Meal Plan Monday!  I just know you’re going to find tons of amazing recipes to kickstart your menu planning this week.  And that Chocolate Chess Pie……read more »

Hash browns, eggs, spinach, and chicken bacon combine to make this lightened-up version of a breakfast classic!

Lightened-Up Breakfast Skillet

I’m not one for making New Year’s resolutions, but I’m certainly not oblivious to the fact that I could lose a few pounds.  So I’m doing my best to reduce portion sizes and make smart…read more »

You won't find an easier way to make delicious Mexican Rice!

Easiest Mexican Rice

Taco Tuesday is quite the tradition at our house.  We switch it up, though.  One Tuesday might be tacos, another burritos, another Fajita Chicken Casserole, and even taco salads.  The one constant, despite the changing…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #45

Are y’all ready for another Meal Plan Monday? Were you able to find some great meal ideas last week? I know that we loved the recipes that everyone added!  We can’t wait to see what everyone…read more »

You won't find a more buttery, dense, delicious chocolate cake recipe than this Buttermilk Chocolate Cake!

Buttermilk Chocolate Cake

I’ve introduced y’all to Linda Studdard before.  She was one of my teachers and is genuinely one of the most amazing people ever.  I saw her in the grocery store a few weeks ago –…read more »

Meal Plan Monday #44

Welcome to another delicious edition of Meal Plan Monday!  We can’t get over all the amazing food that was linked up last week!  Let’s get right to it… This week’s featured recipes from last week’s…read more »

Meal Plan Monday 43

Hey Friends! Welcome to another edition of Meal Plan Monday. Each of our hosts feel passionate about the benefits of having suppers together as a family whenever possible and it is our sincere hope that…read more »

Top 10 Recipes of 2016

Wow!  2016 has been a year for sure!  It’s seen it’s highs and lows.  I don’t know about you, but I just love the excitement and anticipation of a new year, though.  It’s like it’s…read more »

These Chocolate Covered Cookie Butter Cookies are a fun twist on a classic that your family will love!

Chocolate Covered Cookie Butter Cookies

Jack and I spent the yesterday evening ringing the bell for the Salvation Army outside Walmart.  It wasn’t planned.  The opportunity just came up when a friend who was coordinating a day had a slot open…read more »

These Baked Garlic Cheese Grits are a big ol' dish of cheesy baked perfection! Baking these grits takes them to a whole new level!

Baked Garlic Cheese Grits

Grits are a favorite at our house.  It doesn’t matter the time of day – breakfast, lunch, or dinner.  I can always satisfy my crew with some creamy delicious grits.  Cold mornings have always been met with a…read more »

This Shortcut Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole will be an instant hit with your family!

Shortcut Loaded Mashed Potato Casserole

From the time Jack was little, he has loved mashed potatoes.  They were always the one thing we could get him to eat, no matter what.  His passion hasn’t changed. So there’s no doubt that…read more »