Scalloped Potato Gratin Recipe

Can you believe Christmas is less than a week away? I don’t know about your kids, but mine are giving me the official countdown! My son came bounding into the living room yesterday and said, “Just think! This time a week from now, this room will be filled with torn wrapping paper!” Yep, I cannot […]

White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge Recipe

I was talking to my husband the other night as I filled out a school permission slip for my daughter. I was telling him that she would have winter break in a few weeks. He corrected me and said the winter break was just one week away. We went back ad forth and then I […]

Halloween Candy Corn Jello Shots

I am so excited that Halloween is just days away! The kids and I have been decorating the house, choosing costumes and making all sorts of fun snacks. Because we have Halloween parties at school and at home, I try to make treats that will be a big crowd pleaser. Because Halloween is such a […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Enchilada Dip Recipe

After record high temperatures last week, and a weekend full of rain, I was ready for cooler weather. Imagine my delight when I woke up this morning to temps in the low 60’s. I know in other parts of the country this may not be considered cool weather, but in the south it sure is! […]

Patriotic Fabric Wreath Tutorial

One of my favorite ways to relax is making a craft or a DIY project for the house. It is also something I have in common with my daughters. One of my favorite things to do it to sit with my girls while we work on a craft project and just talk. When I am […]

Arctic Blast Frozen Lemonade Recipe

Oh my stars, where has the time gone? I cannot believe we are already a month into the kids summer vacation! They worked so hard this year in school, so it has been fun to see them relax and enjoy themselves. We have already been to an outdoor water park, went berry picking and have […]

Gluten Free Banana Nut Muffins

When my son was diagnosed with autism, we began to hear a lot about gluten and its ties to people with autism. We could not get away from hearing about parents who were going gluten free with their kids who were on the autism spectrum. Studies were coming out that showed the symptoms of autism […]

Easy Mini Chicken Pot Pies

When school ends and the kids are out for the summer, how upside down does your schedule get? For me, it presents a new level of logistics than we are used to when school is in session. I have a teenager who is very involved in after school activities during the school year. The robotics […]

Fresh Fruit White Sangria Recipe

I think this spring was welcomed ore than any other in a long time. We had such a rough winter, there were days I began to wonder if we would ever see that snow melt! Thank goodness the warm weather is finally here to stay! Now we can hang out in the garden while the […]

Fried Ice Cream (Helado Frito) Recipe

About a hundred years ago, I worked as a server in a popular Tex/Mex restaurant in Atlanta. I actually applied for that job because I loved Mexican food so much. I decided if I was going to work in a restaurant where I would get free food, I better choose a food I really liked! […]