Balsamic Roasted Red Potato Salad


I never thought I would love small town living. Most of the year it is not my favorite place to be as the stop lights start blinking at 9:00 pm and most places close for the night. I am a city girl at heart. I like knowing that I can order Chinese food or go…

Brown Butter Pecan Pancakes – The End of School is Near!


I am one of those moms that hates when the kids go back to school but loves when summer break begins. I love having the kids home with me. I have always been like that since they were little. I like my breaks from them now and then but they very rarely were ever away…

Chili Casserole – Remembering how Grandma and Mom Cooked


Do you remember being little and sitting in the kitchen watching your Mom or Grandma cook? I remember my mother standing at the stove stirring, adding spices and stirring some more. My mother made two to four separate dinners every night because we would all rarely want to eat the same meal. What I don’t…

Tortellini Pasta Salad


School is coming to end soon. One week from Friday is the last day of school. For me it cannot come soon enough! I am one of those parents who LOVE having my kids home. Hopefully this summer will be filled with beach days, cook outs and lots of fun adventures. We are already planning…

Donald Driver – Touches My Heart and Begins a Healing Process


Photo credit –  Preston Mack – Disney Social Media Moms Conference 2015 (#DisneySMMC) (used by permission) As they announced Donald Driver as the next speaker during the Disney Social Media Moms Conference I had a vague notion of who he was from Dancing with the Stars. I had rooted for him as a dancer but…

A Blog Letter to Fazoli’s


Updated: May 22, 2015 I just received the following email from Fazoli’s. There is new artwork for their packaging and advertising that will be rolled out soon. I thank them for their response. We appreciate you taking time to share your comments on our packaging. As the mom of two little girls, I know all…

Our Mother-Daughter Trip to the Disney Social Media Moms Conference


When the opportunity to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Conference came up I was torn. We had already had our yearly family vacation to Disney World. We take our family vacation at the end of January/beginning of February to minimize what the kids miss in school. But, even then we are gone for two…