Monthly Archives: July 2014

Tips for Storing Fresh Produce (INFOGRAPHIC)

Storing Fresh Produce

We try to eat seasonally and invest in foods that are at their peak during all times of the year. I can as much as possible for storage, but one of my pet peeves, is picking a bounty of fresh fruits and veggies out of the garden, or even spending a lot […] Read more…

2 Easy Twists on S’mores: Nostalgia-Inducing Goodness and S’mOREOS!

2 Easy Twists on Smores

S’mores bring back three vivid memories for me. Not surprisingly, they all involve family. Camping at the beach growing up and making s’mores while trying to keep the seagulls away from the graham crackers, and the sand out of the marshmallows.  Gotta love a gritty marshmallow and sleeping in the […] Read more…

Malaysian Chicken Pizza

Malaysian Chicken Pizza

It’s been about 26 years since my mom sat in her favorite chair in her living room in New Orleans and cut this recipe out of the Cooking Light magazine. A short time later, when I arrived for a visit with my then 1-year old daughter, I was assaulted at the […] Read more…

(ENDED) Build Healthy Skin, Hair and Nails from the Inside – NeoCell Beauty Products Review and #GIVEAWAY

NeoCell Win

Disclosure: I received NeoCell Beauty Bursts, Collagen Beauty Builder and Keratin Hair Volumizer in exchange for a review. All opinions are my own.  Note: I recommend talking to your doctor when adding any new supplements to your health routine.  My mother has always had the most beautiful skin and nails! She […] Read more…

(ENDED) Matcha DNA – Organic Black Matcha Tea Review and #Giveaway

I received this product as part of an advertorial.   I’m a coffee-aholic! It’s unfortunate because if you live in the South like I do, you know that this is sweet tea country. Until now, I’ve never been able to develop a taste for it. My dad drank tea every […] Read more…

Know Your NOLA Cuisine

I can’t wait for football season! Especially when my beloved Louisiana State University Tigers come here to Georgia to play the mighty University of Georgia Bulldogs. Our daughter goes to UGA, but proudly sports her purple and gold when the Tigers and Dawgs play (she was born in New Orleans.) Both […] Read more…

Seedless Blackberry Cobbler

Seedless Blackberry Cobbler

We’ve been back to our favorite local farm and picked a couple of baskets full of huge, fabulous blackberries! It seems like forever since they were last in season. We went early, it’s so hot right now, and filled two buckets before we knew it.  The berries were absolutely enormous […] Read more…

Triple Berry Matcha Smoothie – Kiss Me Organic Matcha Green Tea

I received a package of Kiss Me Organic Matcha Green Tea Powder to try as part of an advertorial. No financial incentives were provided and all opinions are my own.   I’m a smoothie fan! The routine at our house goes like this: 1)  I announce I want a smoothie […] Read more…

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