12 Perfect Picnic Ideas – DIY Housewives Series

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

We are still having a hard time wrapping our brains around that fact that summer has officially arrived. Even though some days it is hotter than blue blazes and we have drank our weight in sweet tea, it still doesn't seem possible. Today our monthly DIY Housewives Series is a bit different than our normal monthly challenges. You are in for a treat because we are sharing 12 perfect picnic ideas. If you're not familiar with the series - ... read more

Spinach and Tomato Frittata – Quick and Easy Breakfast

Spinach and Tomato Frittata. Add fresh eggs for a tasty fritatta.

You know that I love to share everything with y'all. Whether it be the best places to shop, favorite paint colors or decorating tips - it's not fair to keep this information to myself. We recently had friends stay with us and I made spinach and tomato frittata for breakfast. One friend innocently asked me "why haven't I seen this on the blog?" Well - I hadn't really thought about it. She encouraged me that I just had to share this recipe because ... read more

Weight Watchers Mac and Cheese Recipe

Weight Watchers Mac and Cheese Recipe

When each new year comes around, I always say that this is my year to lose weight! Apparently the last ten years have not been my year haha! This year felt different somehow and I vowed that I was going to start eating healthier. I also decided to stop beating myself up if I did decide to have that occasional burger or that scoop of ice cream. Since January 1st I am happy to report that I have lost 20 pounds and am feeling great. I've been doing ... read more

Slow Cooker Bacon Corn Chowder

Slow Cooker Bacon Corn Chowder

Cool weather has finally graced its presence in our part of the world and we are ecstatic! For us this means it's time for cozy sweaters, soft scarves and cute boots. It also signals the beginning of soup, chili and chowder season. A couple of weeks ago while perusing Facebook I came across a recipe and it reminded me of my mom's slow cooker bacon corn chowder recipe. I dug through my recipe basket and sure enough - the recipes were almost ... read more

Easy Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad - Perfect Summertime Recipe. Wonderful side dish or main dish.

Hey y'all...with Summer upon us, my mind drifts to thoughts of vegetable garden bounty. Specifically fresh tomatoes and basil. There's just something about the first tomato of the season...warm, ripe and juicy. When paired with fresh, bright green basil there isn't anything better in my opinion. Typically I use both of these harvest favorites in homemade spaghetti sauce with meatballs. But in the Summer I prefer cold salads and side dishes. One ... read more