Italian Meatball and Biscuit Casserole Bake Recipe

With fall officially here, I am ready for some comfort food recipes! I love to prepare meals that are as delicious as they look! And when it is chilly out, there is nothing like a hot meal to warm you up! My husband has a signature dish. It is his one and only meal he can make! He cooks meatballs in … [Read more...]

Pinto Beans and Ham with Homemade Buttermilk Cornbread

I grew up in the south. My mom was the best southern cook! We ate a lot of fried chicken, black eyed peas, corn bread, and lots of sweet iced tea. Talk about your belly filling comfort foods! Fall is my favorite season here. It is still the heat of the summer has ebbed away. I watched the first … [Read more...]

10 Minute Sausage Breakfast Stack Recipe

I am a very organized person. I am a list maker and follower. I must have a clean house or I go crazy. I hate to be late. I also live with two teenagers. This means that 3 out of 4 of these self-descriptions go out the window with them in the house! My daughter is not a morning person. The struggle … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker BBQ Baked Beans from Scratch

What are your plans for Labor Day weekend? We are excited to have my husband off work on Monday, which is a treat. And in more ways than one. Not only do we have him home, we get some yummy food cooked on the grill. Don't get me wrong. I can man a grill, but not like my husband. He ROCKS the grill! … [Read more...]

Easy Loaded Grilled Pork Nachos Recipe

What better way for kicking off the season than with a delicious summer recipe for Loaded Grilled Pork Nachos? I live in the south, so we only get a handful of weeks of cold weather. Otherwise, we can wear shorts most of the year! One of my favorite things about the warm weather is that we can fire … [Read more...]

PlateJoy Custom Meal Plans Make Eating Healthy A Breeze

I grew up in a house with eight people. To gain entry to the dinner table, you had to be a member of the "Clean Your Plate Club." Mom did not mess around. Her food budget was tight and she would not let food go to waste. That meant over the years, not wasting food gave way to my expanding … [Read more...]

Make Ahead Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie Recipe

I have a love-hate relationship with the holidays. I love the twinkle of the lights on the tree. I love scoring the perfect gift at a discount. I love having my family around me on Christmas morning. What I don't love is being torn in a million directions. There doesn't seem to be enough time in the … [Read more...]

Mini Honey Balsamic Berry Cheesecakes Recipe

My husband calls Pinterest the Bermuda Triangle for women. I will admit, I have been sucked into the magical world of Pinterest a time or two (or ten, or a million) before. You cannot help but browse through the thousands of enticing recipes and DIY projects. You can learn to bake a cake, plant a … [Read more...]

How To Host A Sleepover Without Losing Your Mind

"Mom, can I have a sleepover?" These six words can send fear through even the most seasoned parent. One of the only times I ever remember seeing my mom's feathers ruffled was when my sister and I spoke those six words. Mom had raised three boys before she had us girls. She said boys were so much … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Chocolate and Banana Quesadillas Recipe

Have your kids gone back to school yet? We are officially ending week two here in Knoxville. I am happy to report things are going very well. With Caitlin in high school, I was uneasy about how difficult her senior year would be, but she is doing great! With my homeschooling Henry, we have our daily … [Read more...]