Blackberry Cobbler

Hunter Bear and I are at the beach for a few days on a Mommy/Son trip with some of our best friends! Since Daddy is stuck at home working (and is soooooo lonely with all the peace and quiet), I made sure to fill his belly and our fridge full of some of his favorite […]




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Shrimp Salsa

So today is my half birthday.  34 1/2 years old today.  I like today……I’m not going to like tomorrow because that means that I am closer to 35 than I am to 34 and that means that I will no longer be in my early to mid 30’s, I will be in my mid 30’s […]




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Easy Antipasto Plate

For Father’s Day this year, I planned a day of food for Drew while he watched golf on the couch.  He is a HUGE fan of cheese and cured meats, so an antipasto plate was a great way to kick off the day’s foodie festivities.  Antipasto literally means “before the meal” and the great thing […]




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Tarragon Chicken Salad

If you don’t know, now you know, y’all! Have you ever met a Southerner that’s not proud to be from the South?  Well, maybe you have, but I, for one, am a proud Southern girl!  Now, I don’t sit around on my front porch barefoot sipping sweet tea and eating fried chicken, but I will […]




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Shrimp Scampi

Oh, Boogey, my Boogey, the dinner bell rings. Eating good food is supposed to be the easiest thing. Just open your mouth and give it a try. I am so proud of you…..let me give you a high five! So, you know how I mentioned I am challenging myself to get Hunter to try new […]




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Banana Chocolate Chip Bread (Plus a Special Message from Hunter Bear)

“Waking up too early Maybe we can sleep in Make you banana pancakes Pretend like it’s the weekend now” So the entire time I was making this crazy good bread I couldn’t stop singing Jack Johnson’s “Banana Pancakes”.  I had those nearly rotten bananas on my  brain all day and every time I thought about […]




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Grilled Flatbread Pizza Two Ways – Flat Out Good!!!

Pizza! Pizza! I love pizza!! Pizza for breakfast, pizza for lunch, pizza for dinner, pizza for snack! I LOVE PIZZA!  You know what else I love even more than pizza?! HEALTHY PIZZA!!!! And that’s what you’re gonna get with these two pizza recipes!  I used Flatout Flatbread’s new thin crust flatbread that come in at […]




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Easy Brownies for Teacher Appreciation

This week is Teacher Appreciation week and if you think you don’t have time to make something homemade and special for your little one’s teachers, think again.  This quick and easy brownie recipe can be made in less than 40 minutes.  The ingredients are simple, but still create a delicious treat for some of the […]




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Thyme Roasted Carrots

“Hey, What’s Up, Doc?”  Ummmmm……..Thyme Roasted Carrots is what’s up, Bugs! Yesterday I made my first trip of many of the year to the Nashville Farmer’s Market and picked up the some of seasons first fresh produce.  In my adult life I don’t think that I have ever made roasted carrots just for eating that weren’t […]




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Guinness Beer Cheese Dip

  If you live in Clarksville, Tennessee, you know there is one place and one place only to get the very best beer cheese dip and that is the Blackhorse Pub.  I have tried numerous times to recreate their delicious dip at home and have not even come close.  Every time we eat there we get […]




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