Fresh Blueberry Lemonade Recipe

This post was sponsored by Fresh From Florida as part of Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All opinions are, of course, my own. If you've spent any time looking around my blog or reading my posts, you'll know that I'm a big believer in cooking with FRESH ingredients (like fresh … [Read More...]

Pan Roasted Pork Chops with Garlic, Thyme & Browned Butter

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AllNaturalPork #CollectiveBias Weeknights are a challenge, aren't they? We want so much to be putting a meal in front of our families that is home-cooked, healthy, and delicious. We … [Read More...]

What Is Unseen

Shortly after I made my decision that my word for the year was going to be “trust”, the work-flow for my self-employed husband slowed from a trickle, to what’s known as a drought. Now, this probably shouldn’t have surprised me. Long about then, I was reading in the book of Exodus, where God tells Moses […]

How to Grill or Roast Asparagus

This post will give you all the info you need to know how to grill or roast asparagus. Grilled asparagus is one of the easiest side dishes you’ll ever make. It’s also one of the most delicious side dishes you’ll ever make. Happy coincidence, that!  My friend Bernie reminded me recently that not everyone has […]

4 Great Restaurants in Gulf Shores/Orange Beach

This post about great restaurants in Gulf Shores was hosted and the whole trip was put together for me by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism, but ALL opinions, as always, are uniquely my own. Duh. 😀 Looking for a great restaurant in the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach area? If you’re planning a trip to the beaches of Alabama, […]

4 Fun Things to Do on a Gulf Shores Girlfriend Getaway

This Gulf Shores Girlfriend Getaway was hosted and put together for me by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism, but ALL opinions, as always, are uniquely my own. Duh. 😀 If you’re considering a beach vacation, or a Gulf Shores Girlfriend Getaway (like the one I had) to the beaches of the Gulf Shores/Orange Beach […]

Top 4 Must-Haves for a Girlfriend Getaway/Road Trip

This trip was hosted and put together for me by Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Tourism, but ALL opinions, as always, are uniquely my own. Duh. 😀 What are the Top 4 Must-Haves for a Girlfriend Getaway/ Road Trip? I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking: Earplugs A White Noise Machine Poo Pourri Corkscrew Clearly, some […]

The BAM Conference in Vegas: In Which I Kiss and Tell

I’ve been dragging my feet in regard to writing a post about the BAM (Bloggers at Midlife) conference in Las Vegas, mostly because I don’t have many good pictures that tell the tale. The reason for this unfortunate lack of photographic evidence is because I was busy running around like a chicken with its head cut […]

Grilled Halibut with Cilantro-Lime Compound Butter

Compound butter is nothing complex: it’s just butter, mixed with herbs and any seasonings you’d like, used to add flavor to a dish. I was first introduced to it as a child, only we called it “garlic butter” at my house. When Dad grilled steaks out on the back porch, (and even now, I can […]

Be a Twitter VIP and Earn Amazon Gift Codes

    This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It’s taken me a long time to feel competent on Twitter, and it never would have crossed my mind when I first began tweeting that one day I might end up a Twitter VIP. But maybe you […]

How To Roast Gourmet Coffee Beans at Home (and Save Money) Video

With the price of gourmet coffee being what it is these days, have you ever wondered how to roast your own coffee beans at home? No? We have. We wanted great coffee, at the lowest price possible, and at the optimum freshness, roasted just the way we like it. Is that asking too much??? We didn’t […]

Cauliflower Side Dish with Pine Nuts, Brown Butter and Lime

This is the most delicious cauliflower side dish I have ever eaten. I hated cauliflower as a kid. Then I found out you could dip it in ranch dressing while it was raw, and I almost couldn’t taste it – which was better, according to how I how felt about cauliflower. As an adult, having […]