Archive for May, 2012

Mrs. Meyer’s Giveaway

Last summer I got the brilliant idea that I’d make all my own cleaning products to keep those harmful cleaning chemicals out of our home.  I bought a spray bottle and eagerly filled it with… Read more »

May 31, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Lemon Panko Asparagus

After the Garlic Parmesan Edamame yesterday, I got to thinking about what else I could cover in buttery breadcrumbs.  Yum.  How about asparagus?  Yes!    

May 30, 2012 | Sides

Garlic Parmesan Edamame

I could have spent all day watching P. Allen Smith cook.  I think I mentioned that he seriously knows what he’s doing: gardening, cooking, decorating, history, Arkansas…he is like a walking encyclopedia.  He made this… Read more »

May 29, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks

Flip Flop Cookies

On the last day of school we hosted our neighbors at our pool for a fun summer kick off.  The girls wanted to make some sugar cookies for the pool party, but we ran a… Read more »

May 28, 2012 | Desserts

Bean2Blog Part IV: The People, The Boots

I love meeting bloggers in real life (I refuse to say IRL, just like I won’t say LOL).  You won’t meet more friendly and helpful people than bloggers.  Go to the Bean2Blog Pinterest board to… Read more »

May 27, 2012 | Miscellaneous

A Day at the Farm Part III, The Gardens

Who is P. Allen Smith, you ask?  Well, he’s kind of a PBS, male, Southern version of Martha Stewart. Except….he doesn’t preach perfection.  His gardens on the bank of the Arkansas river are sprawling and… Read more »

May 26, 2012 | Miscellaneous

A Day with P. Allen Part II, The Kitchen

There was a collective gasp when we entered his kitchen.  We were all speechless for a second and then we grabbed our cameras and started furiously clicking!  We food and lifestyle bloggers were in heaven!… Read more »

May 25, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Balsamic Stuffed Mushrooms

I could not believe the kids liked the filling for these mushrooms.  I mean, I knew that if they *tried* it they’d like it, but I didn’t think I could get them to try it…. Read more »

May 25, 2012 | Main Dishes

A Day with P. Allen Smith- Part I #bean2blog

It was a beautiful day at Moss Mountain Farm.  I mean, gorgeous!  But I kinda think everyday is perfect there.   I have a lot say about my day at P. Allen Smith’s home yesterday. … Read more »

May 23, 2012 | Miscellaneous

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

Chicken salad is a great meal for nights when we have to eat separately or when it’s a crazy afternoon and I don’t have time to cook.  You can make it early in the day… Read more »

May 22, 2012 | Main Dishes, Sandwiches