Baja Rice Salad Lunchbox

May 24, 2013
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If most mornings you are frantically throwing together lunch, rushing the kids to school in your pj’s, dripping coffee down your arm please raise your hand. Welcome to the Spazy Mom Club. We all have moments like this and there is no shame in them.

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Family Style Mediterranean Salad

April 10, 2013

The warm spring air right now is a gloriously tolerable 80 degrees. A lite cardigan in the morning, shorts by lunchtime and back into the cardigan for that evening swing in the hammock watching the sun set through the Spanish moss and old oaks.

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Seared Scallops with Farro & Orange Saffron Butter Sauce

April 6, 2013
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Ella Fitzgerald softly crooning about summertime in the background, candles casting long shadows across the porch while my darlin’ pours us a refreshing Sauvignon Blanc makes for a lovely date night at home, even with the boys laughter echoing through the windows. Sometimes with our busy schedules, stealing a few moments alone to enjoy a […]

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Greek Veggie Pita Quesadillas & 51st Street Reunion

April 3, 2013
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Tossing on a pair of high waisted jeans with a Hard Rock Cafe tee, slipping into black studded loafers and blasting R.E.M.’s  “Losing My Religion” on the cassette player while I fluffed my curls into big hair proportions was my daily routine before school in the early nineties. Worrying about what to paint in art class […]

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Zesty Chicken & Broccoli Stir Fry

March 25, 2013
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That lovely symphony of noises, which is found only in a kitchen filled with family, brings me such pleasure. The laughter ringing through the house as we cook dinner together makes the extra effort that went into preparing our meal after a long day worth every moment. It would be so easy to swing by the […]

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Frozen Strawberry Yogurt Pops

February 14, 2013
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As you can imagine Valentine’s Day with a house full of surfers isn’t exactly dripping in crimson and fuchsia, nor is it bursting with balloons and I am more than okay with that. Don’t get me wrong I adore romance, flowers and chocolates from my three sweethearts and I enjoy spoiling them as well. We […]

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Green Olive & Pimento Hummus {Giveaway}

December 18, 2012
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Please tell me that I am not the only one who’s pants are getting a little bit harder to button right now? Between all the holiday parties and batches of Christmas cookies, it is easy to snack my way into an extra 5 lbs of cuteness in no time. That is why I always try […]

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Roasted Garlic Acorn Squash Soup with Sauteed Mushrooms

October 17, 2012
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Who else besides me is enjoying the subtle drop in the temperature as of late? If by chance, you happen to live a breath or two further north than I do and are actually feeling winter blowing down the neck of your sweater please resist the urge to throttle me. Late summer/early fall is my […]

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Mini Reese’s Cup Brownies with Graham Cracker Crust ~ {Truvia Baking Blend}

May 24, 2012
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Back in April while I was suffering from ostrichitis, a bag of sweetness arrived at my door. I’ve been meaning to play around in the kitchen with it for a while now but as you all can imagine it took a little longer than I realized to shake the sand from my brain.

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Barilla Whole Grain Pasta + {Giveaway}

February 21, 2012
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Let’s talk about pasta before we play with soup this week. Most days you will find me making numerous pasta dishes for my three guys. Pasta is not simply a staple in our home, it’s a way of life. I may be a diehard southern girl down to my roots, but I also grew up […]

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