World’s Best (and Easiest) Lasagna

I am about to fall from grace, in the eyes of some of you, but let me just go ahead and 'fess up, right off the bat: the World's Best (and Easiest) Lasagna has store-bought pasta sauce in it. Yup. I use Prego Pasta Sauce in this recipe. This is the recipe that won my husband's heart, before we got … [Read More...]

Don’t Be Stuck on “Pause”: Hit “Play” On Your Life

This post was sponsored by DePuy Synthes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central, however all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I'm drawn to people who strike me as being fully, vibrantly alive! Aren't you?  That doesn't necessarily mean my friends are all … [Read More...]

Foodies Can Earn Amazon Gift Codes by Sharing Their Opinions

    This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Do you love to share your thoughts and opinions? A popular Quick Food Service is looking for some foodies to help inspire their future products and recipes. If your care about the ingredients and quality used in […]

Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: Nashville Event

This post was sponsored by Morton’s Salt as part of  their Morton’s Salt Next Door Chef Campaign.  All opinions are, of course, my own. This past Monday, I joined a number of guests at a unique dining experience, here in Nashville: “Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: Nashville” event. Morton Salt, converted the backyard of Travis […]

Chop Chop Magazine and Cabot Cheese Giveaway

You’re here for the cheese giveaway, right? Mmmhmm. That’s what I thought. Well, BEFORE I tell you how to enter to win said cheese, let me give you a little more value for your click. (Which I do deeply, deeply appreciate! All clicks and shares are ~highly~ esteemed!) Disclosure: I am a member of the […]

Earn Amazon eGiftcards Through Sharing Your Opinion on Snacks

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.  This post contains a way for you to earn Amazon eGiftcards, so read on! What is your go-to snack? At my house, my son’s hands down favorite is Oreos, all the way! Mondelēz, the maker of snack foods like […]

Flu-Fighter Soup: Chicken Soup with Greens and Garlic

When Cold/Flu Season hits, you need to become a Flu-Fighter. You need a weapon that will boost your immune system. Flu-Fighter Soup: Chicken Soup with Greens and Garlic is that weapon! When the Vicious Viruses of autumn and winter begin invading our schools and communities, we need all the help we can get to ward them off, […]

Campbell’s Food Community: Earn Amazon Gift Codes

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Calling all Foodies who’d like to earn Amazon Gift Codes! Also calling all Not-So-Much-Foodies, but those who might think of themselves more as Food Enthusiasts. Would you be interested in earning Amazon gift codes, just for offering your important […]

New Beginnings and Love that Endures

Back a few months ago, I wrote a post about one of the highlights of my summer: getting to attend my girlfriend, Alison’s, wedding, and how I found my dress through Chico’s. Alison and Rick wanted to share the news of their wedding with their friends in their own unique way, in their own unique […]

Purple Hull Peas with Bacon and Rice

Purple Hull Peas with Bacon and Rice is nothing but good Southern cooking! But I didn’t grow up eating them. Over 10 years ago, back when we lived in town, I determined to expand my culinary knowledge by buying more produce locally, here in Middle Tennessee. That was when I first encountered a legume which […]

Serve on Advisory Board for Tom’s of Maine to Earn Amazon Gift Codes

This is a sponsored post. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   Do you love to share your thoughts and opinions? Tom’s of Maine is looking for some creative women to help inspire their future products. If your care about the ingredients in the products you and your family use […]

World’s Best Oven Roasted Salsa

This amazingly delicious recipe for what, in my opinion, is the World’s Best Oven Roasted Salsa, is a recipe I’ve been making a lot lately, practically all summer long. I keep making it for two reasons: first, because it’s so amazingly delicious, and secondly, because we finally found a tomato source. Sounds like I’ve found a drug […]