Herbed Chicken & Tomatoes over Angel Hair Pasta

herbed chicken and tomatoes

For my recent Mary Lillie Memory Club luncheon, I decided that since I was hosting at 11 am and wanted plenty of time to visit with everyone and not be stuck in the kitchen cooking that it would be great to prepare a main dish that could be made somewhat in advance.  The components of […]

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Roasted Beet, Lentil & Grapefruit Salad with Goat Cheese & Walnuts

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Who says a salad can’t still be a salad without lettuce?! I recently hosted a luncheon in honor of my grandmother’s memory for some very special ladies at my house.  We affectionately called it the “Mary Lillie Memory Club”, because the attendees were some of the ladies that loved my grandmother the most and she […]

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Sweet Potato Bruschetta

sweet potato bruschetta

Sweet? Sweets?  What are sweets?  I want sweets. I have 37 Lenten days to go before I can have sweets……..but this “sweet” post ain’t about no real sweets except that it is “Sweeeet”! I recently hosted 4 very special ladies for lunch and put together this super quick Sweet Potato Bruschetta as a little Amuse […]

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Cherry Chocolate Chip Cheesecake

cherry chocolate chip cheesecake

Y’all know how much I love my chocolate covered cherries.  I mean, I made a homemade chocolate covered cherry and even made a chocolate covered cherry martini, so it should come as no surprise that I made it into a cheesecake!!!!!   Clearly the cheesecake and I have made great friends during the last few weeks […]

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Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake Cupcakes

strawberry swirl cheesecake

Today is your lucky day! It’s 2-for-1 cheesecake day, which is a perfect way to get in all those crazy indulgent calories during this Mardi Gras weekend!!!  They are creamy throughout and then swirled with sweet strawberry puree and of course, they have my signature vanilla wafer crust.  . I recently shared this recipe on […]

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Olive Oil Cake

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Hey guys! Mardi Gras is fast approaching, which means Ash Wednesday is right around the corner, too, and for those of us giving up sweets for Lent, now is the time to get them all in! This week will be filled with sugary, tasty sweets and a few indulgent non-sweet recipes that probably should hit […]

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Ashton & Grayson and My Target Wedding Picks: Sponsored Post

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While my life currently circles around being mommy to Hunter and trying to re-train my brain to think about life again as a new mommy 5 1/2 years later, there are quite a few cute young folks at my office whose life is revolving around their upcoming nuptials.  When I browse through Target.com, I’m looking […]

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Double Chocolate chip Cookies

Okay, folks! Just a few hours left to pull your goodies together for all the Valentine’s parties tomorrow. This cookie recipe is TO DIE FOR!! I mean TO DIE FOR!!!!! I am making exercise a top priority during my pregnancy, because it is definitely a top priority for me when I am not with child, […]

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Mustard Potato Salad with Tomato Relish

mustard potato salad

Saturday is a great day at the grocery store!!! I mean besides the mobs of people there doing their grocery shopping, it is pretty fantastic……..you know why?! It’s SAMPLE DAY!!!!! Woo Hoo!!! My Saturday usually starts with a late spin class (late = after the sun has come up) and then off to the grocery store […]

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Savory Cream Cheese Pastry Appetizer & Beer and Cheese Pairing Guideline

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So, it is no secret that I have a HUGE love for wine! And if it was even possible, my love for wine has only grown exponentially while I am pregnant, because now it is like a precious commodity that I will someday get my hands back on again.  When I entertain I usually put […]

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