Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken

Main Dishes, Recipes, Uncategorized

Show your slow cooker some extra love this holiday season. Grandma’s Cranberry Chicken, which I suspect was passed down from the back of a Kraft salad dressing bottle, is a favorite in our family for a reason.  One evening, with temperatures still holding in the low 80s (I’m sure), my parents and I pulled into […]

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Browned Butter Pecan Crescent Rolls

Breakfast, Recipes, Uncategorized

This time of year is – quite literally – nuts for all of us. If you are hosting festivities for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays that follow, hats off to you. Your willingness to welcome diverse personalities, energy levels, and notoriously picky eaters makes you the glue that holds your community together. Our family has […]

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5 Tips for Perfect Pecan Pie

Desserts, Recipes

Just like few things are more American than apple pie, few desserts symbolize Thanksgiving more than pecan pie. Yes, there is still room at the table for pumpkin pie lovers, but the glossy look of glazed pecans serving as a tasty layer to the gooey goodness underneath is just too good to not give it […]

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Beer Bread Muffins

Indulge, Recipes

Could it really be fall?!  Though I hesitate to type this, I think fall may have arrived in Georgia. FINALLY!! It seems a little skittish, like it might dart off into the woods if someone celebrates too loudly, but my weather app indicates Atlanta has some lows in the 40s and highs in the 60s […]

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Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Edamame


Snacks

Much to the dismay of my metabolism, crackers have ALWAYS been my choice of snack. When I ran cross country (sooooo long ago), I could justify – and I mean REALLY justify – the carbs. Life was good. Now, I feel a little more guilt when I reach for the grains. True, my go-to crackers […]

October 20, 2018

Beer Bread Muffins


Indulge, Recipes

Could it really be fall?!  Though I hesitate to type this, I think fall may have arrived in Georgia. FINALLY!! It seems a little skittish, like it might dart off into the woods if someone celebrates too loudly, but my weather app indicates Atlanta has some lows in the 40s and highs in the 60s […]

October 17, 2018

My First Week Wearing bareMinerals


Beauty, Happiness

  If you’ve followed our journey the last several months (hint: my last blog post, cough, cough), you know we had to make a big adjustment this year. Though we do feel as if we’ve had to put aside a bit of our pride, there are a few pros that remind us why hitting that […]

October 14, 2018