Monthly Archives: September 2015

Chunky Apple Pumpkin Bread #PumpkinFest

Apple Pumpkin Bread Recipe

I could probably eat pumpkin bread every single day. I wish we weren’t so hung up on only having it in the fall. What’s that about? This yummy twist on pumpkin bread is amazing! Apples are a delicious companion to pumpkin.  If you think about it, they hang out with […] Read more…

24 Creative & Crafty Pumpkin Projects You Can Make Today #PumpkinFest

Who knew a pumpkin was so versatile and decorative?! #PumpkinFest continues with this roundup of some cute DIY pumpkins! Fabric Pumpkins Ticking Stripe and Drop Cloth Pumpkins Chenille Dot Pumpkins Velvet Pumpkins Felt Pumpkins… Read more…

Minute® Rice Makes It Easy!

As many of you know, I am from New Orleans, by way of Texas. We eat rice with everything! When Minute® Rice asked me to check out some new ways to use rice during National Rice Month, I was very excited. Rice is typically served as a simple side dish, […] Read more…

Oktoberfest Dishes

Fall is here, and you know what that means: Oktoberfest! In fact, there is a large Oktoberfest celebration right here in Georgia in an amazing little town called Helen. The 45th Annual Oktoberfest is held each year from mid-September through November 1 – it’s the longest running festival held in the […] Read more…

20 Mouthwatering Waffle Recipes

20 Waffle Recipes

I don’t think there’s ever a time that waffles are inappropriate. You can even have a wedding cake made of waffles – Belgian or otherwise. It doesn’t matter…I’m a fan. I’ve gathered twenty of my favorite waffle recipes and I’m baking my way down the list. So hard to pick […] Read more…

I Bought a Car Online – Go #Carvana!

*This post describes my experience with Carvana. I was not provided any compensation and all opinions expressed are my own. My daughter graduated from college in 2013 and is working on a Master’s degree now. The day she received her Bachelor’s degree, my husband and I gave her a card […] Read more…

Disney World With Teens -15 Best Attractions

Disney World With Teens

Let’s face it. Teenagers are fickle. Not a very modern word, but one that is quite appropriate. Families with teens know that the fun barometer can drop in the blink of an eye, and managing the mood is pretty important when it comes to family vacations.  Luckily, Walt Disney World […] Read more…

Cool Stuff to Put in Your Coffee

Coffee Add Ins

Coffee purists beware: This post explores coffee add-ins beyond a splash of cream or milk such as sugar, spice and everything nice — even butter and marshmallows! I appreciate (need, want, love) my morning coffee and keep it pretty simple at home. But when I’m buying a cup of coffee, […] Read more…

Bacon Habanero Burger

Bacon Habanero Burger

For me it doesn’t matter what time of year it is. A big, yummy burger is always ok. I’m not a huge fan of spicy hot flavors, but the cheese on this Bacon Habanero Burger is just the right heat level. Not melt your face off, but you can feel […] Read more…