Recipe Redux – Favorite Kitchen Gadgets

This month’s Recipe Redux is about our favorite kitchen gadgets – just in case you need any last minute gift ideas! I have so many kitchen gadgets and small appliances. Many I use all the time and others probably don’t get enough use. I couldn’t narrow it down to just one, so here are my […]

7 Tips for Enjoying Holiday Meals With Your Infant

This holiday season will be my daughter’s first. She turns 1 year old in January. While she is eating a wide variety of foods and textures, she isn’t quite to the point of eating everything we do. For our holiday celebrations I will have to make some modifications so that she can enjoy our traditional […]

Menu Plan Monday – December 3

This time of year can be challenging for keeping a menu plan going with all of the holiday activities and get togethers. But now more than any other time, menu planning is so important! It is one less stress on me when I have a plan in place that I can refer to but also […]

Recipe Redux – Broccoli Casserole

This months Recipe Redux theme is vintage side dishes. It took me a little while to come up with a dish to do as I come from a long line of Southern cooks and the options are many. Casseroles are a mainstay in their repertoire and one of my favorites at all of our holiday […]

Menu Plan Monday – June 18

I hope everyone had a wonderful Father’s Day. We started the morning with a big breakfast that my son and I made for my husband – fresh blueberry pancakes, eggs, sausage and grits. We kept our portions small though so we weren’t overly stuffed. My sister orchestrated a surprise birthday party for her husband where we spent a fun […]

Menu Plan Monday–January 23

Happy Chinese New Year! It is now the year of the dragon! Our family celebrated last night. My mother-in-law prepared a delicious hot pot feast, which was incredibly easy and delicious. We had a plain broth as well as a spicy broth in which we cooked all different kinds of seafood and meat, in addition […]

5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays

My monthly post over at Dr. Z and Friends is now up with my Top 5 Tips for Surviving the Holidays. Please go and check it out. I hope everyone has a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving! Check back at the end of the week when I will be posting my recipe for Slow Cooker Chicken […]

Happy 1st Birthday

Cameron’s first birthday was this month. He was also christened on the same day so it was a very big celebration with the family. Leading up to the big day, I was going back and forth about what to do for his cake. Cameron hasn’t had egg whites yet, and we weren’t sure if he reacted […]