The Remarkable Rice Cooker

Rice Cooker

Delicate, aromatic, and fluffy- rice can become so much more than your typical side dish. It is affordable, and if you can boil water you are good to go. Making rice is so easy, so why use an electric rice cooker? I once believed that electric rice cookers were uni purpose appliances that would hog […]

Grapefruit Ginger Sparklers

Fresh grapefruit juice and ginger ale create this fresh summer drink. Serve these Grapefruit Ginger Sparklers at your next party.

Fresh grapefruit juice and ginger ale create this fresh summer drink.  Serve these Grapefruit Ginger Sparklers at your next party. Hear me out y’all!  These drinks are to-die-for!  Why have I never put grapefruit and ginger together before.  They are a match made in foodie heaven.  Yes…foodie heaven! There is tons of grapefruit flavor and […]

Nutella Fritters

Grab your jar of Nutella and your fryer and whip up these fun state fair inspired Nutella Fritters

Grab your jar of Nutella and your fryer and whip up these fun state fair inspired Nutella Fritters   I’m so excited to share these babies with y’all today!  I’ve partnered with Ginny’s, a cookware, bedding, & bath brand that’s celebrating 25 years of amazing products.  I tried out a couple of amazing appliances while […]

Grapefruit Scones

Grapefruit Scones are the perfect breakfast! They are gluten free, dairy free, and vegan!

Moist and delicious, these Grapefruit Scones are a little sweet and a little tangy.  Using fresh squeezed grapefruit and fresh grapefruit zest pretty much guarantees they will be full of grapefruit flavor.   When grapefruit is in season, like it is now, I try to find lots of creative ways to use it.  We have […]

Thank You Gift Idea

Thank You Gift Idea for teachers, friends, scouts, coaches & more

Thank You Gift Idea for teachers, friends, scouts, coaches & more. This basket has become my go-to when I need a quick thank you gift.  It’s perfect for just about every occasion and super simple to throw together.   I think I spent less than $10 at Walmart on all the supplies for this basket. […]

Warm Your Heart & Home

Warm Your Heart & Home

Memories are evoked by sights, sounds, but mostly for me by the scents around me. I can recall memories based on a smell…like my mom baking, the smell of bacon coming upstairs while on vacation at my Granny’s, wet trees in the forest….I think you get the point. I love the smell of a clean […]

Fried Cadbury Eggs

Fried Cadbury Eggs....take a Cadbury Egg, wrap in sugar cookie dough, dip in egg batter and fry! Such a fun Easter dessert for the kids!

Fried Cadbury Eggs….take a Cadbury Egg, wrap in sugar cookie dough, dip in egg batter and fry!  Such a fun Easter dessert for the kids! Warning: These are not healthy…nor can I eat any part of it, but I got rave reviews when I came up with it that I took a couple quick photos […]

Easy Easter Cookies

Easy Easter Cookies...only 3 ingredients!

These Easy Easter Cookies only have 3 ingredients! They are the perfect activity for kids or for a school party! My kids and I were wondering through the grocery store recently and decided it would be fun to make some festive Easter cookies but we didn’t have a lot of time so I talked them […]

Grilled Lemon Thyme Salmon

Grilled Lemon Thyme Salmon

A beautiful evening calls for a beautiful meal, like this Grilled Lemon Thyme Salmon. Grilling the lemons takes this meal to a whole new level! This salmon is so simple, but is bursting with flavor.  It’s cooked on a cedar plank and then topped with grilled lemons.  If you’ve never had grilled lemons then you […]

Lemon Drop Martini

Easy Lemon Drop Martini

I’m kicking off a week of delicious lemon recipes with the most amazing Lemon Drop Martini that you’ve ever had.  Plus, you won’t believe how easy it is. I have a tree full of the most amazing fresh lemons and I knew making a lemon drop was the perfect way to kick off my lemon […]

Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole

In about 2 hours, this Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole is ready for late breakfast or brunch! It's gluten free, egg free, and dairy free too!

In about 2 hours, this Slow Cooker French Toast Casserole is ready for late breakfast or brunch!  It’s gluten free, egg free, and dairy free too! Easy breakfasts for lazy weekend mornings.  I love making this slow cooker french toast for a late weekend breakfast, brunch, or breakfast for supper!  I made my version allergy […]

Soccer Theme Party Ideas

From birthdays to end of season parties these Soccer Theme Party Ideas will impress all your little soccer fans!

From birthdays to end of season parties these Soccer Theme Party Ideas will impress all your little soccer fans!  This soccer birthday party was for my son turning 5, who is a huge soccer fan and has already done 4 seasons of soccer.  However, as I write this I’m helping plan our end of soccer season […]

Cinderella Theme Party

Get all the details and recipes to host the perfect Cinderella Theme Party for your little princess.

Cinderella is such a classic story and movie that pretty much every generation of my family loves…from my Granny and Grandma-in-Law, to my Mom & Mother-in-law, all the way to my children and their cousins.  We are so excited for the new movie to come out next week, so when I was asked to host […]

Tequila Sunrise Cupcakes

Tequila Sunrise Cupcakes-- a grenadine cupcake with tequila orange buttercream

Everything you love about the drink, wrapped up into these scrumptious little Tequila Sunrise Cupcakes.   Yes, even a hint of tequila! I love taking amazing drinks and other flavors and turning them into cupcakes!  So I turned one of my favorite drinks into this amazing cupcake….and let me tell you…they are amazing!  A hint […]