• Buffalo Chicken Pockets

    It may be a surprise to a lot of you out there to hear that I am a picky eater. You’re probably also wondering how a food blogger can be a picky eater. It’s not that I don’t enjoy food, because I do, but I’m very weird about certain textures and flavors. Mushrooms, count me out. Eggs, forget about it!

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  • Mediterranean Dill Cheese Ball

    Thanksgiving is a very special time of year for me. Since I was a little girl my mother made the exact same dishes every year for our Thanksgiving meal. Every Thanksgiving morning my family would wake to the smell of Mom’s homemade turkey stock simmering on the stove, and upon entering the kitchen she would be found drying out her homemade cornbread crumbles in preparation for her famous Sausage and Cornbread Dressing. She was a cooking warrior on that day waking up in the early morning hours to prepare a feast for our family of 5.

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  • Stylish Salvage with Litehouse Salad Dressing Jars for America Recycles Day

    I hate being wasteful and insist on running a tight ship at home.  My family knows better than to crank down the air conditioner or allow the garden hose to run willy-nilly. Planning the week’s menu is also a waste-reducer; I’m mindful of using up all the fresh food in the refrigerator bins before spoilage sets in. A couple times a week, I haul out all the leftovers and reserve them in a creative way – or simply sell the mess to my hungry kids as a “smorgasbord sampler plate.”

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