I guess it's been a good five years (maybe more than that) since I began to explore the various uses of coconut oil. In my quest for more natural living practices, this one seemed to be very practical and beneficial for my family and I. Today, I keep a container in my bathroom and another … Continue reading From the Kitchen to the Bathroom: How Coconut Oil Has Become a Staple in My Home
"He is almost 13 and remembers having to use the Epi-Pen at two years old. Imagine that." A call from the daycare. "Meet me at the hospital. We had to use the Epi-Pen." Your heart races, but you have to focus to drive to the hospital. When you get there, your child is sobbing, … Continue reading It’s Never Just A Cookie
Living in the Atlanta, you are caught between two lives- life in the city and life in the country. Easily within fifteen minutes, you could be in the country. We took a trip out to McDonough to Southern Belle Farm. Not sure what we would find, we were pleasantly delighted to find so much fruit. … Continue reading In The City- Southern Belle Farm
Saturday I was invited out for breakfast. In the south, breakfast is usually hearty- eggs, meat, biscuits, and something starchy. I wanted to do something different. I had to be in Inman Park, so I did a search to see what was in the vicinity. Having an ultimate sweet tooth and an affinity for caffeine, … Continue reading In The City- Julianna’s Crepes & Coffee
I'm always looking for new things to cook. Problem is, whenever I see a recipe, it always needs to be tweaked to the way that my family would like it. Most recipes only call for salt and pepper- no other seasonings! That always amazes me. I saw this recipe in my email inbox (yes, I … Continue reading Recipe- Broccoli Au Gratin
Okay, so Mother's Day is around the corner and if you haven't already started to plan what you are getting that special woman in your life, here is an idea that you can start working on now (you will need some time to plan, purchase and create) that she will love! The idea for this creation came … Continue reading DIY Gift Idea: Mother’s Day and More..
~Honey Chipotle Salmon Recipe Anyone that knows me knows that I'm a great southern cook. It's nothing for me to whip up a dinner of mac and cheese, fried cabbage, cornbread, and fried or baked chicken. Now I know thats not the healthiest sounding meal, but it's damn good. I'm also good for meals … Continue reading Dinner Ideas for the Lazy Cook