Mom’s Southern Potato Salad – Summer Salad Series

Mom's Southern Potato Salad I think I have said this before, but my mother was a fabulous cook. Everyone in our family has favorite dishes that we loved for her to make. Being that the 4th of July holiday is coming up it reminds me of mom's southern potato salad. What makes it southern? To be honest I'm not really sure...that's just what she called it. Maybe it was the sweet relish or possibly the bacon. No matter what...it's just ... read more

Creamy Corn Salad – Summer Salad Series

Do you like to cook? I do, especially in the summertime when fresh vegetables and herbs are more plentiful.  Sometimes I try to make dishes that don't require me to turn on the oven. Here in the South it gets pretty hot, especially as the summer progresses. There's no need to swelter outside of the house as well as inside in my opinion. Typically for supper Honey Bee grills out fish, chicken or shellfish and I make the accompanying side dishes. ... read more

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

Memorial Day – A Memory and Some Recipes

It is so hard for me to fathom that this is already Memorial Day weekend. It seems like just last week we were talking about bunnies, spring and easter eggs. Time is marching on at a pace quicker than I would like, probably because I can't seem to keep up :) Plus the fact I about choked on my gum this week. I ran into the craft store for the first time in six months! I know, it's a personal record that I haven't been there in so very long. ... read more

Skinny Margarita Recipe

Skinny Margarita TGIF friends! Are you looking forward to the weekend as much as I am? Honestly I think I say that every week. The difference today is that by the time y'all read this I will hopefully be on a sunny Florida beach, reading a good book and sipping a special bev. Honey Bee and I are mixing a bit of business and pleasure for an extended weekend stay. Hopefully I will have lots of pics to share here on the blog and on ... read more