First Halloween 2014 sm

We survived the first 3 months with twins.*

On Saturday, the girls will officially be 3 months old. Holy baby — time is flying! There has been the good, the bad and the gross, but we all made it to the other side. (The other side being the girls are finally sleeping through the night!…mostly) There were so...
Beer Bacon Collard Greens via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Beer Bacon Collard Greens*

My families favorite meals are inspired by a large mix of Texas, Louisiana and a good handful of southern foods. And while my parents throw a mean fish fry with fried okra and hushpuppies…and my Mom makes a delicious chicken fried steak…collard greens somehow never made it to the...
Top 12 Cookies to make for a Cookie Exchange! sm

Top 12 Cookies for a Cookie Exchange!*

I have been getting a lot of emails, tweets and Facebook requests asking for my favorite cookies for cookie exchanges. Over the years, I have made a whole lotta cookies. It was nearly impossible to go through and only pick out 12! I concentrated on cookies that will keep...
Ginger Bourbon Apple Cider via www.thenovicechefblog.com

Ginger Bourbon Apple Cider*

Do y’all know Jessica (no not me Jessica, the other Jessica) from How Sweet Eats? Who am I kidding…of course you do. Well, in case you live under a rock, Jessica is having a baby and a bunch of us bloggers are celebrating with an online baby shower! Sure...