Broccoli Bites

broccoli bites recipe

Are you a parent who is having trouble getting your kids to eat healthily? Are you looking for delicious vegetable options for yourself? Try broccoli bites today! I recently got a job as a nanny to two ADORABLE two-year-olds.  They are just about the cutest twins you’ll ever see and sometimes I can’t believe I … Read more

Under New Ownership

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Have you ever seen a sign that says under new ownership and thought, “I wonder what the old owner did to lose it?” If not, maybe it’s just me, but I always think something must have gone wrong. It may be our human nature to think negative. But new ownership doesn’t always mean something negative must … Read more

Don’t Hit That Delete Button!

Former Community Bible Study Executive Director, Camila Seabolt, is known for saying, “When you are walking with the Lord, change is always in your favor.” Her words have resonated with me through the years and I have come to fully believe and understand the truth of never fearing change when the Lord is with me. … Read more

Stop Blogging, Start Writing

Seven years ago on June 4, 2011, I wrote my first blog post.  As blog posts go it was fairly pathetic! I didn’t have a picture of the Asian Slaw but I was so anxious to get a post written I didn’t care. Sometime later I corrected my photo mistake and added a picture and … Read more

Avocado Brownies

That’s right.  You heard me.  Avocado BROWNIES. My initial reaction was, “gross… I have to try these!” And when I did, they were surprisingly fudgy and delicious! I have mentioned before how I have an addiction to chocolate.  I’m not kidding… chocolate addiction is very real and very serious, kids.  Indulge responsibly.   I’m on the … Read more

Valentine DIY

I co-teach the kindergarten Sunday School class with my boyfriend, Tim.  We usually have a plethora of personalities to keep us busy, but this week a lot of people were sick.   We only had one little girl named Amelia.  She’s as sweet as can be and usually really shy. However, this week we got her … Read more

Top Posts for 2017

It is not my nature to spend a lot of time looking back.  I love the present and always get excited about the future.  But today, the last day of 2017 I think it is appropriate to look back to the top blog posts of the year.  This list is based on top views for 2017. Bacon … Read more

Edible Nashville Farm Dinner

On October 21st I was privileged to participate in Edible Nashville‘s second Farm Dinner.  It was a gorgeous, picture perfect day to appreciate the untainted countryside at Katharos Farm in Columbia Tennesee. I was invited to help with this fantastic feast because I had emailed the editor, Jill Melton, about possible opportunities with the magazine.  She … Read more

Southern Living’s Skillet Caramel Apple Pie

Every once in a while I get out of the kitchen and make way for my Sous-chef dishwashing mom to create something wonderful! That is exactly what happened recently after she was leafing through the fall Southern Living magazine and came upon this recipe. The minute she saw it she knew it was meant for … Read more

Parmesan Baked Tomatoes

The frost is almost upon us!  That means it’s time to harvest the herbs! I work at The Celtic Cup Coffee House in the small town of Tullahoma, Tennessee.  I don’t have my own herb garden, but The Celtic Cup does.  I love getting to use the fresh herbs when I bake quiches, casseroles, and … Read more