Archive for August, 2012
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Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

I totally forgot to start this meal this morning, so I frantically got to chopping onions a little after noon when I remembered.  Then I realized I picked up the wrong kind of sausage at… Read more »

August 30, 2012 | Main Dishes, Soup and Salad
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BBQ Grilled Chicken with Peach Berry Salad

I’ve said before that this is my go-to chicken.  It’s quick and my family loves it. It’s just grilled with BBQ sauce.  Check out the recipe, and go grill some chicken.   My kids have… Read more »

August 28, 2012 | Soup and Salad
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Freezer Meal: Chicken and Green Chili Enchiladas

Whoa.  Did your life just get suddenly crazy busy with after school activities?  Yeah, mine too.  Here’s a great meal to double and freeze half for another time.  I’m going to have to start doing… Read more »

August 27, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Woo Pig Soiee Snacks

It’s tailgating season, y’all!   We live in an SEC college town (GO HOGS!), so Fall is all about football.   And my favorite part of football is the tailgating!   If you’re tailgate hoppers… Read more »

August 26, 2012 | Snacks & Drinks
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Kids’ Favorite Chicken Tenders

My kids love these chicken tenders.  They are crispy and you can dip ‘em; are there more prerequisites are there for good chicken tenders??  Tonight we chose Balsamic Glaze for dipping (my little foodie children… Read more »

August 22, 2012 | Main Dishes
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Turkey Tacos with Homemade Taco Seasoning Mix

Today was the first day of school for the girls (Alex is still in Prek 3 mornings/week) and they requested tacos for dinner.  It’s rare that my 1st and 4th grader actually *request* anything except… Read more »

August 20, 2012 | Miscellaneous
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The Day I Hung Out With The Pioneer Woman

BlogHer is a conference for bloggers to learn, network, and have fun.   All the superstars of blogging are there: The Pioneer Woman, The Bloggess, Evolved Mommy, Just Jasmine, Lela Davidson, and Passion for Savings,… Read more »

August 18, 2012 | Miscellaneous
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How To: Make Homemade Ranch Dressing

I now have a You Tube channel.  Big time, right?   I’m doing a series of How To videos based on feedback I’m getting from you all. I get questions all the time that I… Read more »

August 17, 2012 | Miscellaneous, Snacks & Drinks
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Summer Peach Galette

What’s up with me? First, with the palmiers and now with the galette?  I think I need a trip to France. Really, this recipe is just a bunch of fruit thrown in the middle of… Read more »

August 14, 2012 | Desserts
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Slow Cooker Purple Hull Peas

To me, purple hull peas are as southern as sweet tea. You can’t live in the south and not eat these gems in the summer.  And right now is purple hull pea season!  If you… Read more »

August 13, 2012 | Soup and Salad